Whitney Wolfe is one of the top women leading the dating app industry. She grew up in Utah, and soon went on to work for Tinder. Shortly after, see had a falling out with others and filed a lawsuit. She later won the lawsuit, and has since created her own dating app named Bumble. Bumble took off and has continued to add new features since launch. The website Tech Crunch recently published a story about Whitney Wolfe and her unorthodox attitude in the industry.
Her venture with Bumble began immediately after leaving Tinder. Using her connections and knowledge, she conceptualized a female based dating service named Merci. At the same time, Andrey Andreev, from another successful service contacted her. She soon seized the opportunity and they soon began collaborating together. This was the formation of the female driven dating service Bumble.
It’s been 4 years since then, and everything is going great for Bumble. The writer describes the unusual office space. The building was composed of more living space than office materials. Whitney Wolfe prefers to have an environment where everyone can easily see and talk to each other. This idea came to the forefront when Bumble became the first social network to open a physical space in New York for people to meet. The community involvement continued in the wake of the Stoneman Douglas shooting, when they banned all pictures of guns on the app. They have also added Bumble BFF Bumble Bizz to help connect users on a personal and business level.
There are few business women who are as proactive as Whitney Wolfe. As someone who has been in the dating app industry for years, her experience has only allowed to progress forward. Bumble is establishing an online platform where anyone of any background can gather can feel comfortable. The industry is always changing, but Whitney Wolfe sees a continued bright future ahead for Bumble.
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