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WVU LaunchLab’s Welcome Back Pitch & Showcase competition to focus on how students can move WV Forward

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At WVU LaunchLab's March Idea Challenge, Maddie Jones pitched an innovative idea for her business, Herb-ponics. The Welcome Back Pitch and Showcase will focus on business, education or human capital, WV Forward's three target areas.

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WHAT: West Virginia University LaunchLab Network’s first Welcome Back Pitch & Showcase 

WHEN: 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 6

WHERE: WVU LaunchLab. Room 413. Evansdale Crossing, Morgantown.

RSVP: Members of the media who would like to attend the event should RSVP to Katie Farmer 304.293.0166 or

Encouraging current students to hone their pitch skills, pop-up pitch participants will be asked to highlight a problem and solution that apply to one of West Virginia Forward’s three main areas of focus: business, education or human capital. In addition to the pop-up pitch, current LaunchLab clients will showcase their ideas and innovations to the audience. This allows pop-up pitch participants and spectators to better understand the resources, connections and successes that the LaunchLab offers.



CONTACT: University Relations/Communications

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