Whitney Wolfe Herd launched a dating app, Bumble, in 2014. Bumble is a dating site that has feminists twist in it whereby when two heterosexual users match, and the female one makes the first move. With three years in the market, the app has over 20 million users. Bumble has the lowest cases of online harassments as compared to other dating apps.
According to the founder and CEO of Bumble, Whitney Wolfe, Bumble changes the way people date and eliminates the stereotype that women cannot make the first move. This year, it has launched Bumble Bizz, a feature where women connect professionally dropping them in the appropriate career sphere. Bumble Bizz helps people meet investors or mentor as they are just important as finding a love match.
Interactions between men and women at times leads to a dysfunctional relationship and abusive or for women trying to get a professional connection, art times it goes left. Therefore Bumble as established to help curb such issues during the relationship making. Bumble Bizz was created to help people as most of them were also posting about jobs and companies. Moreover, women will still be making the first move on Bumble Bizz, for example, “am an architect and I just moved to Austin and am looking for clients.”
Women no longer have to be stressed to put on heels and go or networking meeting because it is the right place to get clients. With Bumble Bizz, women are at the right place the whole day, finding professional partners. Bumble Bizz has no specified age, and therefore, anyone who has the qualifications can match independent of how old they are. Married people now fit in Bumble with the swiping right or left just to get professionals. Bumble Bizz mainly created opportunities through networking rather than job hunting.
Last year, Bumble added an incredible feature called Bumble BFF for connecting the most connecting friends. With its headquarters in Austin, Texas, Bumble is being advanced to provide the best communication and relationship opportunities.Whitney Wolfe was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. She is an alumnus of Southern Methodist University where she studied International Studies.
By 19, Whitney had her own business, selling bamboo tote bags targeting BP oil spill affected areas. After college, she moved to Southeast Asia to work with orphanages. In September 2017, Whitney Wolfe had an incredible wedding with her partner, Michael Herd, on the Amalfi Coast. They were happy together promising a good life.
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