The Crews Ventures Lab (CVL) will be housed in the former Mason’s Lodge at the corner
of Walker and Patterson. The CVL is designed to provide office space for mentors and
flex space for students and faculty who are working toward starting their own companies.
Programs and services under development for CVL client startups include annual Triumph
Bank Creativity and Innovation Boot Camp, free legal and accounting advisors, access
to a network of experienced entrepreneurs and investors, and a rapid prototype shop.
Further details about applying for space and an application will be posted soon.
Vision of the Crews Ventures Lab at the FedEx Institute of Technology
The Crews Ventures Lab will be the nucleus of a robust entrepreneurial culture at
the University of Memphis that will enhance the experience of students and expand
the impact of faculty research on the Memphis economy.
Mission of the Crews Ventures Lab
The Crews Ventures Lab will provide a nurturing, challenging, exciting environment
to support University of Memphis faculty and student entrepreneurs as they focus their
passion and build their ideas into foundations of successful companies.