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

We will begin accepting applications in early 2021.

Program Overview

The next CO.STARTERS Cohort schedule is below. Applications are due by: October 5, 2020.

Fall 2020 CO.STARTERS Cohort
9 Tuesdays, Beginning October 13 | 6 – 9 PM

October 13:  Knowing Yourself
October 20:  Knowing Your Customer
October 27:  Getting the Relationship Right
November 3:  Building the Model to Scale
November 10:  Strengthening Your Structure
November 17:  Discovering Your Bottom Line
November 24:  Accounting for Growth
December 1:  Planning for the Future
December 8:  Celebration Night/Sharing Your Story