Challenge Application Instructions

When to Submit

Submissions must be received by 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 14, 2018.

Where to Submit

Mail your proposal packet in a sealed envelope to the following address:

  • Purchasing Division
  • City of Fremont
  • 3300 Capitol Avenue Building B
  • Fremont, CA 94538


Clearly mark this information on the outside of the packet:

  • RFP #19-008
  • 2018-2019 STARTUP IN RESIDENCE (STiR) Program


How to Submit

Three (3) sets of proposals, with one (1) clearly marked original, including a PDF copy on a CD or USB drive are requested and limited to 25 pages (front and back) including brochures.

  • All proposals shall be prepared in a clear and concise manner.
  • Unnecessarily elaborate or glossy proposals are neither expected nor desired.
  • The emphasis of the proposal should be on responding to the requirements set forth in this RFP.
  • Covers, dividers, resumes and billing rates will not be included in the page count.


What to Submit

A cover letter and responses to questions.  Further instructions can be found in the RFP here.

  1. Cover letter:
    1. Authorized representative of the proposer shall sign the proposal on a cover letter which:
    2. (1) identifies this project by name and number
    3. (2) identifies the full legal name of the proposer, along with name of contact person, address, phone number, fax number, and e-mail address
    4. (3) indicates proposer’s willingness to comply with the procedures identified in this RFP, including an incorporation by reference of the exhibits identified below.
  2. Exhibit 2: Responses to questions