Jay Swoboda

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2014

    Chicago Startup Moves to St. Louis, Helps Users "Dabble" in New Hobbies with Cheap Classes

    Ever wish you could learn a new skill, trade or hobby without shelling out the big bucks for a weeks-long class? Or better yet, have you mastered a skill, trade or hobby so well that you think people should pay you to teach them? Then you should know about Dabble. After three years and over 2,000 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2012

    What's Up With Whats Up?

    ​Today is the day of reckoning for Whats Up magazine. Earlier this month, Whats Up's founder and main main Jay Swoboda appealed to the public for moral and financial support. Without both, Swoboda planned to shut down the social justice publication after a decade as the voice of St. Louis' homeles ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2012

    Whats Up Is Down But Not Out -- Yet

    Jay Swoboda, founder and prime mover for Whats Up St. Louis.​Jay Swoboda became a social activist on a whim. The economics major spotted a woman on Washington University's campus who was "really cute." Swoboda wanted to get to know her so he decided to volunteer alongside her at STONE Soup, a stud ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 5, 2010