The Internet has been a solace to many individual needs from gaining knowledge, making friends, business partners and without exempting finding life partners. The social network has been a platform for many relationships base at individuals’ pleasure. An American based Company has established a business gap and has sought out to create a business idea by creating a female led application which is creating a difference in dating world, called Bumble.
Headed by the recognized entrepreneur, who is also the CEO of Tinder application, Whitney Wolfe, they have opened the application physical pop up location in New York City. The residence of Austin, Texas had worked in Hatch Labs before founding the two apps. According to December census, the applications tiger and Bumble had already reached over 15 million unique conversations and 80 million matches. The app aim at giving women the first say when it comes to dating.
Born in Salt Lake City, Utah the 26 years old entrepreneur skills become substantial where she initiated selling tote bags in college days. Through her entrepreneur leadership, the two applications have been named as some of the most popular dating apps according to the monthly user base. It has also earned her several awards which include; one of Business Insider’s 30 Most Important Women Under 30 in Technology in 2014 and one of Elle’s Women in Tech in 2016.
In an interview, Whitney Wolfe expounded that the application does not only centralize in dating but also focuses on entrepreneur and professional relationships retentions which is of much after greater need. To create the physical touch, the dating set up space will include coffee and bar where different people will meet. She has also taken the initiative to involve the Forbes magazine which named her as one of 2017’s Forbes 30 under 30, to enhance the running of the meet and mingles sessions.
Graduating from Southern Methodist University where she majored in International Studies, her Philanthropic passion has been manifested all way through. After completing college, she established the Help Us Project to benefit the areas affected by the spillage and also worked with orphanages after that. In addition, she highlighted that the cash generated from coffee and bar sale in the dating forums would be channeled toward charity activities.