Core Cohort

CO.STARTERS Core Cohort is a ten-session program that equips aspiring entrepreneurs with the insights, relationships, and tools needed to turn business ideas into action and turn a passion into a sustainable and thriving business. This program is designed for those interested in starting a business or want to apply fresh perspective and re-evaluate their existing business. This cohort will be held online and require a device with internet connection.

COST | $125

Need financial assistance? Contact Rachel Stevenson at 814-451-6918 or

Application Process

To apply, click the APPLY NOW button below. You will be directed to an application form. After submitting your application, an Idea Lab staff member will contact you to schedule a short interview to answer your questions and make sure the CO.STARTERS Cohort program is right for you.

Applications will be addressed on a first come first serve basis. You are welcome to apply at any time. We will contact all applicants when new Cohort dates are announced. Cohorts are typically held 2-3 times a year, based on demand.

Questions Contact Rachel Stevenson at 814-451-6918 or

If interested in applying for the next cohort please fill out our online application.

Program Overview

The next CO.STARTERS Cohort schedule is below. Applications are due by: July 23, 2021

Late Summer CO.STARTERS Cohort
10 Tuesdays, Beginning August 17 | 5:30 – 8:30 PM

August 17:  Knowing Yourself
August 24:  Knowing Your Customer
August 31:  Finding the Right Solution
September 7:  Getting the Relationship Right
September 14:  Building Blocks
September 21:  Structures & Systems
September 28:  Discovering the Bottom Line
October 5:  Financial Modeling
October 12:  Planning for Growth
October 19:  Celebration Night / Sharing Your Story