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— Bumble (@bumble) August 7, 2018
Whitney Wolfe is changing the way that people date. Whitney Wolfe is the founder and the CEO of the Bumble app. Bumble is a dating app that allows women to initiate the contact with a person they are interested in. This is the only dating app where women can be in full control. By 2017, this app had 11 million users.
This is not the first dating app that Whitney Wolfe helped to develop. In 2012, Whitney Wolfe helped develop the Tinder app. This app was a big hit and Whiney knew where her career was going to be. Whiney did not stay with the company. There were allegations of sexual harassment but they were settled. Visit on her twitter for more updates.
Whitney Wolfe attended the Southern Methodist University where she got her degree in International Studies. She was an entrepreneur since her college days. While is school she sold bamboo totes. She even partnered up at this time to help form a non-profit group called the Help Us Project. Nichole Richie was photographed holding one of the bags and they became an international hit.
Due to her development of the dating apps Wolfe was named one of the 30 Most Inspirational Women Under 30. She also made the Forbes 30 under 30 list for her work. Currently the app is valued at $1.5 billion.
Wolfe felt that women needed to take more control of their life including those they wanted to date. That is where the idea of Bumble came from. The women on this site get to decide who they want to talk to. They are the ones that initiate the messaging and according to the millions of users, the women like to be in control. Wolfe has enjoyed success in the world of dating apps and at this point she has a very successful career in app development.