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Whether the idea is a for-profit or non-profit, the LaunchLab offers hands-on idea development support, education, mentorship, resources and connections to help advance innovative entrepreneurs. To start, fill out our intake form.

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WVU’s LaunchLab is here to help students, faculty and staff develop and grow their own business ideas in entrepreneurship and innovation.

About LaunchLab

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If you have an idea for a new company or product, turn it into a reality at the LaunchLab!  

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Meet the Team

Our Team believes that entrepreneurship and innovation are the keys to economic prosperity for our students,the region and the state, and we’re ready to unlock your potential.

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Upcoming Opportunities

Start off your fall semester with some exciting upcoming events with the LaunchLab! 

The Welcome Back Pitch & Showcase is great way to practice your pitching skills and an opportunity to see innovations from some of our current clients. This event will take place on September 6, from 4 p.m.- 6 p.m. 

Public Disclosure with Attorney William Smith will take place September, 13 at 5 p.m. Learn about student project disclosure, the patent basics, and much more!

Join us September 19, at 5 p.m. for our How To Pitch Workshop! Learn all the essentials of pitching for our LaunchLab experts.  

Compete at our Manufacturing Day Pitch Competition October 3, 2018 for a chance to win great prizes! Pitches will be for a physical product that can be manufactured.

Our How To Fund a Startup Panel will take place on October 18, 2018 
@ 5 p.m. The panelists for this event include Mike Green, Guy Peduto, Timothy James, and Richard Giersch. 

Featured News

WVU students showcase innovation and entrepreneurship in Demo Day

WVU students showcase innovation and entrepreneurship in Demo Day

 West Virginia University held Demo Day on Thursday as a way to showcase innovation and entrepreneurship.

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xDemo Day’s focal event will be a Student & Faculty Expo on the fifth floor of the Evansdale Crossing from 3-5 p.m.

WVU to embrace entrepreneurship and innovation at inaugural Demo Day

Nearly 70 West Virginia University students and faculty members from across campus will showcase their innovative ideas, cutting-edge inventions, working prototypes and unique business ventures at the inaugural WVU IDEA Hub Demo Day Thursday, April 19.
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Evansdale Crossing home of LaunchLab

WVU’s LaunchLab Network to compete in national competition

Two student teams from WVU’s LaunchLab Network will compete in the semi-finals at the national Draper Competition for Collegiate Women Entrepreneurs, hosted by Smith College in Massachusetts, on Friday.
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Stephen Worner

Young entrepreneur turns excitement to opportunity for 3WM Software

Starting a business is hard. Starting a business while you’re still in college is harder. Stephen Woerner, a senior at West Virginia University, co-founded 3WM software in October 2017 and is CEO of the company. 
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Evansdale Crossing home of LaunchLab

LaunchLab Morgantown
Location and Hours:

Evansdale Crossing | WVU

Rec Center Drive Suite 413
Morgantown, WV 26506
Monday-Friday 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.


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