UMRF Ventures was founded in 2017, with a grant from FedEx Corporation. Our mission is to help University of Memphis students succeed by creating good-paying part-time jobs on campus, and creating potential career paths with our partner companies after they graduate. Since our incorporation in 2017, we have provided employment opportunities to over 750 students and paid 7 million dollars in student wages. We have helped place over 38 students into full-time careers with our partner companies after they graduated from the University.


We are the frontline of a new era in Memphis innovation.

Changing the way corporations collaborate with academic institutions.
Data Analytics
We use different tools to analyze data, including ClicData, Splunk, and custom student-written scripts.

Our Mission

We are all about Student Success!

Our mission is to aid student success, by providing good paying part-time jobs for University of Memphis students, on our campuses. This helps students meet their financial obligations, stay in school, graduate on time, and prepares them for careers after they graduate. 

UMRF Ventures works with partner companies, and we develop customized service companies that employ our students, and establishes a talent pipeline for those partners to hire our students when they graduate.

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