Whitney Wolfe has given a lot of time to engaging in a lot of changes to the Bumble app that she originally created. What Wolfe understands better than any other developer right now is that flexibility is vital. She could have chosen a path where she did not venture outside of her comfort zone. It appears, however, that Whitney Wolfe is not about settling. People recognized this early when they saw her depart from Tinder.
She co-founded one of the most popular apps on the planet for the young Millennial dating generation. She did not get the credit that she deserved, but this did not deter Whitney Wolfe. She filed a sexual harassment lawsuit and became part of a bigger movement that involved the empowerment of women. This was the #me-too movement, and it is proof that Whitney will is one of the women that is going to be a pioneer when it comes to changing leadership roles for women in app technology.
The good thing about Whitney Wolfe is her age. She is a young woman under 30 that has a great amount of ambition. She got married recently and her company was valued at a billion dollars. Some people may say that she has accomplished more than enough to write her own autobiography already. For Wolfe, however, this is just the beginning.
As this Salt Lake City native continues to grind her gears on new ways to expand Bumble she is being embraced by different communities beyond single men and women. There are Bumble users that are looking for friends that are excited about Bumble BFF. There are Bumble users that are connecting with business partners on small business ventures through Bumble Bizz. This has easily become the type of app environment that can cater to a wide range of possibilities.
All this is possible because CEO of Bumble was able to look beyond where she was and envision what she would like Bumble to become. She could have taken on the accolades and relaxed as her app surpassed Tinder as the popular dating app, but she didn’t.
Finally Whitney Wolfe a young woman who has built her life and career helping singles find their perfect match through dating sites, Tinder and Bumble, finally tied the knot to her fiancé and now husband Michael Herd. The glamorous wedding event that took place on the Amalfi Coast, Villa Treville in Positano Italy will go down history books as one of the best weddings we have had so far.
In addition to the bride’s magnificent Oscar De La Renta gown, the guest were treated to a candle-lit wedding reception that allowed them enjoy the amazing Italian coast as the couples exchanged their vows. The ambiance of the venue was also one to write home about. The lemon canopy trees blended well with the lemon food accents thus allowing the guest have a good time at the dinner table. When it came to the choice of cake, the couples opted for a single-tier fruity wedding cake. This celebrity wedding was attended by a number of high profiled individuals including fellow lady bosses Amber Venz Box and Sophia Amoruso.
About Whitney Wolfe
Whitney Wolfe is one of the youngest most celebrated techie entrepreneur we have in the world today. Her major interest however falls in the line of online dating where she has been involved in the formation of two of the world’s biggest dating apps, Tinder, where she was a co-founder and Bumble where she is the founder and current CEO.
Unlike Tinder, where she fell out due to some misunderstanding, Bumble is an online dating app that is specifically designed for the female audience. Whitney Wolfe designed this app to demystify the common perception that online dating market is only designed for men. In an effort to completely demystify this, Ms. Whitney created a physical meet location for her Bumble users where they will be able to meet and interact. The first Bumble BFF location that will be known as the Hive will be in New York City. In addition to socializing and networking, the Hive will also sell the dating app’s merchandize.
Whitney Wolfe is quite passionate about online dating and this is evident with the progress she has made with Bumble. Thanks to these efforts, Whitney has earned awards such as the Business Insider’s 30 Most Important Women Under 30 In Tech, 2014 and Elle’s Women in Tech, 2016. Although Ms. Whitney is well known in the Tech industry she holds an undergraduate degree in international studies from Southern Methodist University.