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Humboldt County Office of Education: Videos | INNOVATE Business Challenge

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What is INNOVATE?

INNOVATE! Business Challenge is a high school competition for students to explore ideas for new products, services and business startups. Five finalists are selected to pitch their idea to a panel of judges, just like on “Shark Tank.” Cash prizes are awarded at the end of this three-phase contest, top prize is $2,500!

2020 Finale Video

Check out this vido of the 2020 Innovate Finale, a virtual event/watch party. The 2021 finale will follow this format.

Sample “Elevator Pitch”

This is the first “elevator pitch” video by Henry Wotherspoon, two-time INNOVATE! champion

2014 Finale Video

Watch a video documenting the 2014 INNOVATE! finale at the Ingomar Club.

Look for informational workshops coming to local high schools in December and January!

2021 Finale Presentations

Thursday, May 20
Online Ceremony & Watch Party

Event Contact

Karen Brooks
707-445-7563 | kbrooks@hcoe.org
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