Drexel’s Million-Dollar Scholar Get Sharks to Bite on ABC’s “Shark Tank”

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Drexel University’s “million-dollar scholar” Christopher Gray—who secured $1.3 million from 34 scholarships and created the Scholly app to help other students apply for scholarships—made a pitch to investors on ABC’s “Shark Tank” on Feb. 20. Gray convinced two sharks, Lori Greiner and Daymond John, to invest $40,000 for a 15 percent stake in his start-up company. He also ignited one of the most heated arguments among the six investors in the show’s history.

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Gray spoke to the Philadelphia ABC affiliate WPVI-TV(6-abc) about his experience. Watch the segment about what went on behind-the-scenes while he made his pitch on the popular TV show.

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A student in Drexel’s LeBow College of Business and Close School of Entrepreneurship, Gray launched the app in June 2013 to speed up the scholarship search…

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