Whitney Wolfe has become a sensation in the corporate world for her successful roles at both Tinder and Bumble. As a former executive of Tinder, Whitney Wolfe is more than qualified to lead a development team to create a dating platform, which is exactly what she did with Bumble. Rather than sticking with Tinder after a harassment case, Whitney Wolfe decided she wanted to try her own hand at creating a dating app made for women, rather than letting men take the focus like they always have on dating platforms. Whitney launched Bumble in 2014 with great success as it became one of the fastest growing dating platforms on the market today. Her accomplishments with Bumble have made her one of the fastest growing businesswomen in the country. Read more about Whitney Wolfe at Wikipedia
Whitney’s primary focus with Bumble is to keep women feeling empowered, safe, and in control. More than anything, Whitney doesn’t want anyone using Bumble to feel uncomfortable with their experience. On top of the romantic part of Bumble, Whitney has also released different parts of Bumble for people that aren’t looking for romantic relationships. BumbleBFF, for example, allows users to simply look for friends to share activities within their area. Today, Bumble has more than 30 million users across the globe and this number is growing steadily every year.
Whitney Wolfe has become one of the wealthiest women in the country due to her position at both Tinder and now Bumble, which has an estimated value greater than a billion dollars after just four years in the market. Bumble is always improving as well, adding new features and catering to its users. More than anything, Bumble will stay a place that is safe for women by giving them the power they need to navigate and covers comfortably. Whitney’s motivating comes not just from a desire to succeed, but a desire to make women feel empowered rather than like they are prey.