by Nina Bruder The news that JDub Records - one of the largest, most successful, and heavily funded Jewish non-profit start-ups of the past decade - is closing due to lack of financial support is sending shock waves throughout the Jewish innovation world. JDub Records was … [Read more...] about Post-Start-Ups Need Support, Too
JDub Closing Up Shop
excerpted from Heeb Redesigns Website: JDub Folds. Coincidence? on jewlicious.com: Last week Heeb Magazine unveiled their newly redesigned Web site. Shortly thereafter, fellow Natan Grant recipients JDub Records announced that they were winding down for “financial reasons”. C … [Read more...] about Heeb Redesigns Website: JDub Folds. Coincidence?
During the General Assembly of 2005, I heard a revolutionary idea during a panel discussion: that Jewish institutions should invest 10% of their annual budgets in new programs that can engage the younger set in their communities. The speaker: Aaron Bisman, founder of JDub … [Read more...] about May JDub Be a Call to Action
by Jacob Ner-David Last week I had a packed Wednesday, starting off the day leading a Wexner Heritage Leadership group focused on the New Economy of Israel. OK, so the new economy is not so new, been around for almost 20 years, but what can I tell you, Americans are slow to … [Read more...] about Broken Business Models in “Non-Profit” Start-ups; Case Study: JDub
JDub has done it right. They’ve delivered impact. Diversified their revenue base. Enacted their mission and driven toward their vision. Made a huge, positive change in Jewish cultural life. From this perspective, we can look at JDub’s short life and say: "mission acc … [Read more...] about Response to JDub Closing