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Jay Swoboda, CEO
Dabble (brief version)
Dabble is a community marketplace for people to teach, discover and host affordable classes in their community. Classes range across topics - from the typical (Creative Writing and Computer Programming) to the more obscure (Beekeeping and Kimchi). Dabble is a means for people to accessibly explore their interests in a fun, low-commitment way. It fills a void that currently exists between very purpose-based education and pure entertainment. Dabble allows everyday experts to share their passions with the world (while making a few bucks on the side). By facilitating ticket sales and transactions, Dabble makes the process of listing a class effortless and efficient.
Dabble launched its beta in Chicago in May 2011. It received the People's Choice Award at Tech Week Chicago 2011, and participated in IDEO Chicago's Startup in Residence program.
Quick Dabble Facts
Beta Launched: May 2011
Active Cities: Chicago, St. Louis and Denver
Awards Short List: People's Choice Award @ Tech Week Chicago (2011), IDEO Startup In Residence (2012-2013), Arch Grants St. Louis (2014)
Spelling Dabble: Dabble is spelled as one contiguous string of characters. Only the first “D” is capitalized. Every other character should be lowercase.
Website URL: Please note our site domain is ".co" , not ".com" and should only be used when referring to our URL, "dabble.co"
How it Works
12/02/2011: Chicago Startup Dabble Expands to 50 Markets