Whitney Wolfe is an American technology entrepreneur born 1n 1989. She is the CEO of Bumble, a dating app firm. According to the monthly user base, the app is the fourth most popular dating app. She started the company in 2014 to create a dating platform that is female-first. The app creates a platform where women make the first move and initiate connections. The app is built on positivity, respect for women and instilling confidence in women to enable them to make the first move, not only in dating but all other facets of their lives. The app currently boasts of more than 20 million registered users. The firm’s value today is $500 million. Bumble recently opened its new headquarters in Austin, Texas.
Wolfe was born in Salt Lake City and went to Southern Methodist University where she took International Studies. She featured in the 2014 Business Insider’s list of 30 Most Important Women Under 30 in Technology. She was one of Elle’s Women in Technology in 2016. Wolfe currently lives in Austin, Texas. She recently wedded Michael Herd, a businessman, in a grand wedding ceremony held in Positano, Italy. Many people attended the fun-filled wedding which took place in September 2017.
Bumble recently launched a career networking space to add to its growing list of users. The new venture, named Bumble Bizz, follows in the footsteps of the dating platform. Bumble Bizz enables users to establish professional connections. This idea is expected to change lives of many as you stand chances of meeting somebody who could positively influence your life. Women, again here, are the ones to make the first move. The addition, therefore, will empower many women and give them a sense of control of their lives. Bumble Bizz also promises a safe and comfortable site for professional networking.
Bumble also has another feature known as Bumble BFF. This enables you to find friends on Bumble. Once you have the Bumble app, you select Bumble BFF, and you can see all the others who are also searching for BFFs and are of the same gender.
Bumble is staring at a very bright future and could soon be the giant in the dating apps industry. The app registers roughly 50,000 new users per day and is also planning on opening a new office in New York to add to the ones in London, Australia, and Germany. Another exciting prospect is a possibility of an app update to allow users swap between Bumble BFF, Bumble Bizz and Bumble for dating.
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