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What if you could make a living doing what you love?

Launch your big idea with CO.STARTERS Bootcamp

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ready. set. launch.

Let's get down to business.

Entrepreneurship is an exciting journey, but the path isn't always clear. In this three-part intensive, you will:

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Build with Confidence

With the right tools at your disposal and people at your side, you'll have everything you need to start, grow, and thrive.

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Find Your People

You'll work collaboratively with peers to strategize, problem solve, and apply business basics to your idea or venture.

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Take Action

This program is not about listening—it's about doing. Learn the best tactics from the startup world to bring your business to life.

what to expect

Six hours, three business basics

CO.STARTERS Bootcamp covers three key topics designed to propel your business forward.


Evaluate the assumptions behind your business model and refine your idea using the CO.STARTERS Canvas.


Learn the basics of crafting a message and building relationships through marketing.


Dive into the building blocks—from your startup costs to your break-even point—needed to understand your business's finances.

Don't take our word for it.

"This bootcamp was so helpful in breaking down what business even IS, and making steps seem manageable. Everyone was so kind and encouraging and eager to offer ideas and feedback. I'm forever thankful for the confidence I'm walking away with as a new business owner!"


How long is the program?

We will be using a six-hour version of CO.STARTERS Bootcamp. The whole intensive will take place in one day.

When will this take place?

Below are each participating parish's CO.STARTERS Bootcamp dates:

  • St. Helena: Tuesday, October 17
  • Livingston: Wednesday, October 18
  • Washington: Thursday, October 19
  • Tangipahoa: Monday, October 23
  • St. Tammany: Tuesday, October 24

What will I get out of the program?

The CO.STARTERS guarantee is that you will leave the program knowing your next step to move your business forward. The greatest asset when starting any kind of venture is having a plan with goals. CO.STARTERS Bootcamp will equip you with the necessary information and relationships to move forward with confidence.

Ready to get your business in shape?

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