2021 AWEsome
Business Competition

A new business model competition for agriculture, water, and energy ventures supporting a resilient and regenerative Northern California.

About The Competition

AWEsome business model competition awards cash prizes and business consulting to resilient agriculture, energy, and water ventures that need a positive impact in their growth. Learn more about prizes and sponsorships.

How Do I Compete?

The competition is open to students and community members in far Northern California in any stage of working on an agriculture, energy, or water venture. Click below to learn more about rules and deadlines.

Participate In The AWEsome Business Competition!

Fill out the simple application and sign up for our mailing list to stay up to date on the competition details!

Summary of Prizes

1st Place: $3,000 + 20 hours of paid consulting

2nd Place: $1,000 + 15 hours of paid consulting

3rd Place: $500 + 10 hours of paid consulting

Remaining Finalists: In-kind and other prizes including up to 5 hours of paid consulting

Proudly Supported By

Fresno State WETC

Humboldt Investment Capital, LLC

Amazing Private Donors

Frequently Asked Questions

See our FAQ for answers and feel free to contact us with any questions!