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Whitney Wolfe the Matchmaker

She is an American entrepreneur, the founder, and CEO of Bumble, a dating app that was established in 2014. She was born in Salt Lake City, Utah and attended Southern Methodist University where she took International Studies. At 19, she launched a non-profit organization in partnership with a celebrity stylist, Patrick. The profit-free firm was intended to help areas affected by an oil spill. She later moved to Southern Asia after her graduating to work with orphanages.

Whitney, the young and talented matchmaker, was married to Michael Herd, an oil heir, in 2017; her wedding was held at Villa Tre Ville Positano along the Almafi Coast in Campania, Italy. The couple had gone there to celebrate their anniversary, and she had loved it for her wedding destination. She was named as one of the 30 Important Women Under 30 In Technology in 2014 and as one of Forbes 30 under 30 in 2017.

Bumble is among the fastest growing mobile apps all over the world with almost 10 million registered users in only two years of its operation. Her vision was to better the way people connect online. Bumble provides a female-first atmosphere for people who want to socialize. The conversation has to start within the first 24 hours or else it disappears. Whitney saw how online connections were dominated by bullying and abuse; she wanted to create a solution. Her online app is committed to having a healthy and meaningful association with its members or individuals. To achieve this, the woman has to make the first move in Bumble. It has had more than 100 million first step made by a woman, and the company celebrated achievement.

At one year, Bumble had over fifteen million conversations and 80 million matches. Bumble has grown to over 22 million registered users and has a more than 70% year after year growth. Its sales will exceed 100 million by the end of 2017 and might even double in 2018. Bumbles headquartered in Austin, Texas. Recently, Bumble BFF was introduced to the people looking for meaningful friendships. It is Bumble’s new vertical alongside BumbleBIZZ. BumbleBFF now has over 3 million users and has around 500,000 conversations.

Women hold power in Bumble. And as much as it does not rule out bullying, it has been minimized considerably. This App is growing steadily and has subscriptions for some of its members who choose to pay a 9.99-dollar fee. Bumble is valued at over a billion dollars.

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