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Morris L. Hayhurst LaunchLab

WVU’s LaunchLab is here to help students, faculty and staff develop and grow their own business ideas in entrepreneurship and innovation. Fill-out the Intake Form below to get started as a new client or schedule a meeting with one of our business coaches if you are an existing client.

Become a Client - Complete an Intake Form
Existing Clients - Schedule a Meeting

See what the LaunchLab has to offer 

Get to know our teams, find funding for your start-up and more with the Morris L. Hayhurst LaunchLab.
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Meet Our Teams

Get to know the members of our Morgantown and Beckley Teams. Learn about their roles, journeys and visions for their work.

Meet Us
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About the LaunchLab

Learn more about the Morris L. Hayurst LaunchLab's history, who we help and why we do what we do for the WVU community.

About Us
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Student Resources

See what options are available to students and faculty for start-up seed funding, course offerings and other resources. These resources are available through the LaunchLab and beyond.

Let Us Help

Working Toward Your Goals

Get to know the experiences of past clients of the Morris L. Hayhurst LaunchLab, like Keegan Mueller. Follow the link below to watch more success stories on YouTube.

Watch the Playlist

What's making headlines?

West Virginia student innovators left an impact on the state in Impact Challenge Weekend

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Read the Article: West Virginia student innovators left an impact on the state in Impact Challenge Weekend

WVU LaunchLab's jam-packed semester in review

Stephanie Saldivar |

Read the Article: WVU LaunchLab's jam-packed semester in review

Young innovators learn entrepreneurial insights with alum Armand Patella

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Read the Article: Young innovators learn entrepreneurial insights with alum Armand Patella

Making a Difference since 2014


Data as of May 31st, 2022.
$556,000
Capital Raised
4,247
Clients Coached
547
Jobs Created
322
Businesses Formed
1,375
Products & Processes Established

a look ahead with the launchlab

See the exciting events and important deadlines coming up at the LaunchLab.