Congrats to the 4 Winning Teams of the 2021 Big Rowdy Idea Business Plan Competition!

December 8, 2021

The Final Round pitch of the Big Rowdy Idea Competition was again a testament to the entrepreneurial spirit of our UTSA students. I would like to thank everyone for supporting our students in this endeavor. I believe that all participants are an inspiring example of entrepreneurial endurance. I wish all of them the best in their future endeavors.

I have the pleasure to announce the winners for the BRI Business Plan Competition for 2021.

The teams and team members are:

T4 Movement team photo

1st Prize: T4 Movement

  • Tony Treser
  • Nayab Ali 
  • Emmanuel Oluga

Prestige Worldwide team

2nd Prize (a tie): Prestige Worldwide

  • Andrew Perez
  • Emma Yanoviak
  • Cameron Peterson
  • Zach Luong (not pictured)

First Watch team

2nd Prize (a tie): First Watch

  • Yohannes Akiel
  • Tristan Pepper
  • Jesus Guillen
  • Rylee Lippenholz
  • Dylan Watson
  • Ikram Ahmad

HelioSucrose team

3rd Prize: HelioSucrose

  • Connor Gallagher-Moore
  • Randy Klepetko (not pictured)


Again—congrats to these 4 teams and best wishes for the future of their ventures! To learn more, read the UTSA Today story UTSA students look to change the world with their Big Rowdy Ideas.


Randolph (Randy) Borland Quinn

Executive Director, Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship