An American entrepreneur, Whitney Wolfe was born in 1989. Whitney Wolfe leads one of the popular social networking apps across the globe known as Bumble. She is the Chief Executive officer. In 2014, Whitney launched the first ever dating platform. It became the first app that women are expected to make the first move. She has worked to see her vision of building Bumble as the female social network, enabling women to connect with people they have not met before. Connect with Whitney Wolfe by visiting her linkedin account.
Bumble, unlike other dating platforms, offered women more control. Within a year, the app had hit 50 million and above unique conversations as well as 80 million matches. By 2017, Bumble had more than 22 million users. In the business insider, Wolfe was named one of the significant women in “30 under 30“. Two years later, she became one of the best Elle”s Women in Tech. In 2017, she was listed in 15 Female Entrepreneurs to Watch Out. She has severally appeared on Forbes’ covers.
Bumble has become an empire and is valued at $1 billion. Within a period of four years, Whitney’s vision made Bumble grow exponentially. Bumble BFF was launched; an outgrowth for creating platonic friends. She has also launched Bumble Bizz, intended for finding business connections. Wolfe believes that you can only be as happy as your last or least relationship.
Whitney Wolfe has been included in the board of directors, as a non-voting member of Imagine Entertainment. According to Grazer, the chairman of the board, Whitney is an original thinker, a visionary and a strong entrepreneur who has a passion for empowered community. She was seen as an integral resource Imagine Entertainment would need for growth. The board of directors believed that she will bring not only relevancy but a fresh viewpoint to the company.
Whitney Wolfe has a passion to empower women. The reason why she established Bubble was that how partners in a heterosexual relationship are expected to interact is dynamic. Failure to consider that has ended up with dysfunctional relationships, leaving the parties involved hurting.
Whitney confessed that she has anxiety problems. She worries about everything, thinking of the possibilities of bad things happening to close people. When she founded Bumble, she pretty much had self-doubt, people criticized her work. Articles meant to discourage the work kept flowing her way.
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