Archive | May, 2010

Technically Philly: How DormNoise Founder Jay Rodrigues Raised $500,000 From His Dorm Room




Editor’s Note:  This post originally ran on Technically Philly and is re-purposed here with permission. Two years ago, DormNoise Founder and CEO Jay Rodrigues was fed up with Facebook before it was the cool thing to do.   As the Rhode Island-native was graduating high school and transitioning to life as a student at Wharton, he saw all […]

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Senators Try to Take Bulldozer to Early Stage Financing Landscape




As many of you know by now, Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT), Chair of the Senate Banking Committee, introduced the following bill on April 15, 2010 – “Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010.”  This bill is currently being debated on the Senate floor.  The primary purpose of the bill, and the greater bulk of its 1,410 pages, is devoted to […]

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