Christopher Gray

Chief Executive Officer at Dorm Room Fund

Christopher Gray

Christopher Gray

Chief Executive Officer at Dorm Room Fund

Biography

Christopher Gray, nicknamed “The Million Dollar Scholar”, is a junior at Drexel University who won $1.3 million in scholarships to attend college. These scholarships include the Gates Millennium Scholarship, Coca Cola Scholarship, AXA Achievement Scholarship, and the Horatio Alger Scholarship. Christopher is the CEO and Founder of Scholly, a mobile app that gives students a fast and simple way to find money to pay for college. Scholly uses eight specific parameters — such as state, race, GPA or major — to instantly filter listings into a comprehensive directory of scholarships for which the prospective applicant is eligible. Scholly has been featured on Fox29, USA Today, the front page of the Philadelphia Inquirer, and Tech Crunch.
Christopher is also a partner at the Dorm Room Fund, a student run venture capital firm backed by First Round Capital. The fund invests in student run start-ups in Philadelphia, New York City, Boston, and San Francisco. The firm has invested in over twenty start-ups and has been featured in Bloomberg, Forbes, Tech Crunch, and the New York Times. Previously, he worked at Fannie as a co-op intern as a part of their underwriting team.

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Dorm Room Fund

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Managing Partner at Dorm Room Fund

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Managing Partner at Dorm Room Fund

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Director of Strategic Partnerships at Andela, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Fifth Wall Ventures Management LLC

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Member, Bay Area Investment Team at Dorm Room Fund

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Principal at Bessemer Venture Partners

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Founder & Partner at First Round Capital

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Co-Founder at LiveOps, Inc.

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Chief Financial Officer at First Round Capital

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General Partner at First Round Capital

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Chief Executive Officer at Dorm Room Fund
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Drexel is a comprehensive global research university ranked among the top 100 in the nation. With approximately 25,000 students, Drexel is one of America’s 15 largest private universities. Drexel has built its global reputation on core achievements that include: Leadership in experiential learning through Drexel Co-op. A history of academic technology firsts. Recognition as a model of best practices in translational, use-inspired research. Founded in 1891 in Philadelphia, Drexel now engages with students and communities around the world via: Three Philadelphia campuses and other regional sites. Drexel University Sacramento The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, the nation’s oldest major natural science museum and research organization. International research partnerships including China and Israel. Drexel Online, one of the oldest and most successful providers of online degree programs. Drexel is one of Philadelphia’s top 10 employers, and a major engine for economic development in the region. Drexel has committed to being the nation’s most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics. Drexel’s ongoing strategic plan, “Transforming the Modern Urban University,” guides the University’s 21st-century trajectory.

Career History
Chief Executive Officer
Current

Dorm Room Fund makes investments in college-bound startups in Philadelphia, focusing primarily on Penn and Drexel. The fund makes investments up to $25,000.

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Philadelphia, PA, United States
2013 Data Content Conference

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Christopher Gray is affiliated with Dorm Room Fund

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