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The LaunchLab offers hands-on idea development support, education, mentorship, resources and connections to help advance 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

Intake Form

If you have an idea for a new company or product, turn it into a reality at the LaunchLab! For details on filling out the Intake form view our FAQs page. 

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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

WVU LaunchLab would like to welcome you back and here are a few events coming up for the Spring 2021 semester please click on the link for registration, dates & times. For further questions please contact us @

LaunchLab Mini Meeting with Anne Jones, Mark Schlies (and Sometimes Ella):   Thank You for attending the Mini Meetings! We will start back up in the fall semester!

The LaunchLab Web Series: Surprise! Here is the quarantine project we have been working on... Introducing our VIRTUAL LAUNCHLAB series! On our Youtube page we are tackling some of the most important tips and tricks for your idea journey with bite-sized knowledge from experts & professionals in the field.

The LaunchLab Web Series

Featured News

March Idea Challenge Winner

Pitch perfect: WVU LaunchLab March IDEA Challenge exposes WVU students to entrepreneurial mindsets, idea pitching

For seven aspiring West Virginia University collegiate entrepreneurs across four teams, their imagination sparked innovative ideas that led them to participate in the March IDEA Challenge, held virtually March 31. 

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Taylor Walker

Creativity abounds at Morris L. Hayhurst’s first annual April Arts Pitch Competition

The competition showcased the artistic work of 22 students. The campus community engaged in the process by voting for their selections. The finalists pitched their ideas to professionals in the industry, with the top five each receiving $650 to bring their artistic ideas to life.
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Pitcher fund raising

WVU entrepreneurs selected to participate in National Science Foundation I-Corps training

Two West Virginia University entrepreneurs have been selected to attend the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps (I-Corps) training program beginning May 5 in Nashville, Tenn. 
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This was the main expo at the second annual demo day!

Secretary Warner announces results of WV Business Registration Survey

Charleston, W.Va. – Secretary of State Mac Warner is pleased to announce the results of a survey completed by new customers who recently registered their business with the Office’s Business & Licensing Division. 

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Evansdale Crossing | WVU

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


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