Happy New Year from Cohab!!

How to think like an entrepreneur in 2017

(from The Shreveport Times)
Over the last year, this column space has been filled with many tales of entrepreneurship.

From tea cakes to disaster relief apps, from fresh brewed coffee to exquisite embroidery, each of these businesses’ owners as well as countless others like them across Northwest Louisiana, are unique in what they offer, as well as what they bring to the community. They also have something in common, something that has prompted them to offer their product or service to the public.

That something is entrepreneurial mindset...Read More

Also Happening


Taste of Blanchard

Home Buying Seminar

ABWA Chapter Meeting
Coming Up 

1MC Welcomes a New Year

Wed 1/11 @ 9am
Join us on the second Wednesday of every month as we come together as a community of strong and growing entrepreneurs and business owners.  We will be networking, drinking great coffee from Bon Temps Coffee Bar, and hearing from a local fellow entrepreneur as they share with us how they are bringing growth to our region.  This is a free event sponsored by The Shreveport Times and open to entrepreneurs of all types.  Please join us and bring a friend! 

Monday Morning Rev Up

Mon 1/9 @ 9am

Jump start your week with networking and a curated coffee tasting experience with local coffee expert, Peter Lyons of Lyons Pride Coffee at Cohab!  With a background managing coffee for Starbucks and Whole Foods, Peter is ready to share his expertise to bring you the finest local coffee and perfect locally crafted food pairings that will make your Monday morning sing.  So come out Monday, January 9th at 9 a.m. for networking and a one of a kind coffee tasting experience from Cohab and Lyons Pride Coffee!
NLA Entrepreneurship

New BNI Group 
One of our members, Leighton Allen, is starting a new BNI (Business Network International) chapter that will be located downtown Shreveport.  If you are familiar with BNI please check out the website here.  The first meeting will be on Wednesday, January 11th at 8:30am at the Remington Hotel on Travis.  If you would like to inquire more, please email Leighton here.

Meet Fusiform
Fusiform Design Workshop, llc is an ever-evolving creative agency that specializes in creatively representing brands. We frequently work on logo and branding packages, web design, and print design, but we can also develop portable stage designs, signage, retail displays, product packaging, and much more.
We are always looking for creative and excited clients to collaborate with and have worked with many Cohab members and graduates.
Please email Luke Lee for any inquiries.


Gold Level Supporters 

The Alta and John Franks Foundation

Caddo Parish

The Community Foundation of North Louisiana

The United Way of Northwest Louisiana 

The Grayson Foundation

The Louisiana Business Incubator Association

The City of Shreveport


Silver Level Supporters

Jim Malsch



Bronze Level Supporters

Twisted Root Buger Co.

The Broyles Group

North Louisiana Economic Partnership

Bluebird Broadband Services


Strategy Best

ActionCOACH of Northwest Louisiana

The Shreveport Times

Kean Miller

Heard, McElroy & Vestal



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