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A Student & Community
Entrepreneur Center.

Welcome to the JRTI Company Lab

Our purpose is to provide a central location for aspiring entrepreneurs to realize their dream.

We believe that the Mountain State is rich with folks determined to build a better future for themselves and our mission is to help them achieve their goals through quality, relevant instruction and guidance.

The JRTI Company Lab instructors work one-on-one, conduct workshops and teach startup classes to eligible students year ‘round. Some classes are free of charge and others require tuition.

An Initiative of the West Virginia Entrepreneurship Education Collaborative

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Our Services

Personalized 1-1 guidance to assist you in transforming an idea into a market-ready product, establishing a new business from the ground up, or optimizing an existing venture.

Business Advising


We organize training opportunities year-round, designed to foster human connections and cultivate trust through the CO.STARTERS philosophy.
Get help with the essentials for your business, such as:
License or permitting requirements
Budget and income projection
Product development

Practical Assistance

Ready to get started?

This program is open to JRTI students (current and former), as well as residents of the Eastern Panhandle (Berkeley, Morgan & Jefferson Counties) of West Virginia.

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James Rumsey Technical Institute does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability, age, or any other basis prohibited by law in its programs, activities, or employment practices.

For inquiries contact: Russell Penner, Title IX Director, 3274 Hedgesville Rd, Martinsburg, WV 25403, 304-754-7925.

James Rumsey Technical Institute is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education.

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