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Whitney Wolfe; An Entrepreneur in Matchmaking


Whitney Wolfe is an entrepreneur based in America. He helped co-found the bumble, and she is currently the CEO. This came to light after Badoo founder, Andrey Andrew contacted her on starting a dating site. She partnered with them to create Bumble in 2014. The company has grown in all breath and width to launch new features such as the BumbleBIZZ and BumbleBFF.

She moved to Austin, Texas where she made the company established at their headquarters. The dating site offers a different twist than the traditional dating sites where it gives women more control of their choices and preferences. The dating site has become a success after it registered over 15 million conversations and about 80 million matches by the end of December of 2015. The company is now valued at about a billion dollars.

BumbleBIZZ is a feature that helps Bumble users grow their carers who personal networking within site. BumbleBFF is also a feature of Bumble that helps people find and makes friends online. The site also offers paid subscriptions to it members to Bumble Boost. It provides three premium features for better user experience. The three include beeline, a list of users who liked you and rematch which keeps the matches for extra time even after they expire.

She had humble begins starting of school at her hometown in Salt Lake, Utah living with her father, Newton, and mother, Hannah. She attended Southern Methodist University where she took a major in international studies. At a young age of 19, while still in college, she started a business of selling bamboo tote bags whose collections ended up benefiting the areas affected by the BP oil spill. She had partnered with celebrity Patrick Aufdenkamp to start a non-profit organization called Help Us Project for to further this course.

She continued with her humanitarian efforts after clearing school where she went to Southeast Asia to work and help in orphanages. She later joined Hatch labs where she was involved in a number of projects which later became a success. Her experience and expertise in matters pertaining online dating was what she used while they were creating Bumble.

Whitney met her husband Michael Herd, during a family vacation is aspen, in the Christmas of 2013. Everything rolled well for them until they got married in southern Italy, at Villa Tre Villa in a colorful luminaire event setup with special celebrations.it was glitz and glamour for their union, ranging from classic, exotic Italian destinations to designer clothes and shoes.

Read More: www.forbes.com/profile/whitney-wolfe/

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