Why this Ohio State student isn’t dropping out of classes while running a funded, prize-winning startup

Story excerpt provided by Columbus Business First.

Written by Carrie Ghose.

Your startup has funding and a working prototype – plus a long slog ahead for regulatory approval as a medical device. So what do you do? That’s right: Re-enroll to complete the second semester of your sophomore year at Ohio State University.

Peeyush Shrivastava, 20-year-old CEO of Genetesis LLC, took a one-year academic leave to take the biotech company to a Buffalo, New York, business accelerator after winning $260,000 in the 2014 43North business competition. The obligation ended in December, and in January he started the spring term back at Ohio State in biomedical science.

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Originally published March 9, 2016.

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