Tower Shines May 31 For McCombs National Champions

Tower Shines May 31 For McCombs National Champions

On Saturday, May 31, the university honors reQwip and Prepify, both McCombs School of Business student team national champions, with a Tower lighting.

reQwip won first place at The Next Play Venture Tournament, a national competition for student-led business plans that aim to make the sports industry more sustainable. reQwip is a startup founded by Dan Driscoll (MBA and MA in Advertising, '14), Albert Swantner (BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering, '09) and Kate Dailey (wife of Doug Herling, MBA, '15); the team also includes Andoni Mendoza (Computer Science, '15).

Prepify won the Walmart-Net Impact "Better Living" Business Plan Challenge hosted by Net Impact, a nonprofit membership organization for students and professionals interested in using business skills in support of various social and environmental causes. Prepify is a project created by Texas MBA students who took a corporate social responsibility class at McCombs.

Congratulations to the reQwip and Prepify teams! Hook 'em.