Cohab

Cohab is a business incubator and shared coworking space in the heart of downtown Shreveport. We offer coworking space, meeting space, event space, private offices, mentorship, and business learning opportunities.

About

Cohab is a business incubator and shared coworking space in the heart of downtown Shreveport. Cohab works with all entrepreneurs and business owners from concept stage (the proverbial “idea on a napkin”) to established second stage businesses. We offer coworking space, meeting space, event space, private offices, mentorship, and business learning opportunities. We also host roundtables for established businesses through second stage small business. We also work with kids, K-12 to help teach and instill a love of entrepreneurship in the next generation.

Services Provided

Accelerators and Incubators

  • Incubator

Business Planning

  • Business Model development
  • Business Plan Consulting
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Demographic and Census Data
  • Forming a Business
  • Ideation
  • Lean Canvas development
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Mergers and Acquisition
  • Purchasing or Selling an Existing Business
  • Valuation

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic Development
  • Lease Review
  • Tax Credits

Events and Community Building

  • Hackathon / Startup Week or Weekends
  • Pitch Events

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Accounting and Bookkeeping
  • Budget, Financial Statement and Cash Flow Training
  • Crowdfunding
  • Financial Modeling
  • Insurance Requirements
  • Microloan Providers
  • SBIR & STTR Grant Identification and Preparation
  • Tax Credits

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Employee Development
  • Hiring and Firing
  • Insurance
  • Leadership/Professional Development
  • Retention
  • Workforce Incentives
  • Workforce Training

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education

Legal Services

  • Contract Review
  • Forming a Business
  • Lease Review
  • Patent Seminars
  • Patent, Trademark & Copyright Information

Management Issues

  • Human Resources
  • Insurance Requirements
  • Leadership/Professional Development

Marketing and Sales

  • Market Plan Development and Training
  • Market Research

Mentoring

  • Formal Mentoring Programs
  • One-on-One Counseling
  • Peer Mentoring

Networking and Associations

  • Small Business/General

Regulatory Compliance

  • Insurance Requirements
  • Patent Information
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Trademark and Copyright Information

Space

  • Commercial Kitchen Facilities
  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space
  • Coworking
  • Makerspace / Hackerspace
  • Office Space

Starting a Business

  • Forming a Business
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Startup Business Counseling
  • Startup Classes

Training

  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Budget, Cash Flow and Financial Statements Training
  • Business Management Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Human Resources Training
  • Marketing Plan Training
  • Online Courses and Videos
  • Startup Classes
Primary Contact
Jessica Schiele
Address
500 Clyde Fant Parkway
STE 200
Shreveport, LA 71101
Website
Cohab.org