The CEO who went viral in 2015 when he cut his own salary to give his employees a $70,000 minimum wage is back, this time with a promise 33 students.
Dan Price wrote on Facebook that back in 2015, a class of 33 sixth-graders wrote to him to thank him for cutting his pay. He said he was so moved, he visited them and promised them all a $1,000 scholarship each if they kept writing him.
“If you write one letter every year, I am going to set aside a $1,000 scholarship for every single one of you,” Price told them according to NBC News.
They did just that, according to Price.
"Now they're high school seniors and I have $33,000 with their names on it," he said on Facebook.
Price is the CEO of Gravity Payments, a Seattle-based credit card processing company.