Case startup RVS Rubber Solutions competed in Singapore business contest

Story excerpt provided by Cleveland Plain Dealer.

Written By Janet H. Cho

CLEVELAND, Ohio – RVS Rubber Solutions, the startup founded by Case Western Reserve University junior Pavel Galchenko and his best friend, Yohann Samarasinghe, competed in an invitation-only business competition at Singapore Management University last week.

The Lee Kuan Yew Global Business Plan Competition, organized by Singapore Management University’s Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, chose 36 student teams from among 550 startups, representing 300 universities in 68 countries to compete in the weeklong, all-expenses-paid event in Singapore.

“While we did not win the grand prize, we had an amazing time and have new direction for how we should approach our company,” Galchenko said via email. “Speaking with our mentors was invaluable – we learned more from them in the 45 minute meeting we had than we did throughout the past year…

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Originally published September 19, 2017.

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