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This Tech Entrepreneur Created an Innovate Platform to Address the High Cost of Education It Started With $1

    • Investing

A gay Black man with a childhood defined by poverty and bouts of homelessness, Christopher Gray admits he’s not a typical tech entrepreneur. But then again, his company, Scholly, isn’t a traditional tech startup. Gray used his own experience as the first in his family to go to college, after he won $1.3 million in college scholarships, to shape his model for what Scholly could be. Now he’s helping millions of others achieve their college dreams. Sponsored by Ally Financial.

A gay Black man with a childhood defined by poverty and bouts of homelessness, Christopher Gray admits he’s not a typical tech entrepreneur. But then again, his company, Scholly, isn’t a traditional tech startup. Gray used his own experience as the first in his family to go to college, after he won $1.3 million in college scholarships, to shape his model for what Scholly could be. Now he’s helping millions of others achieve their college dreams. Sponsored by Ally Financial.

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