Whiney Wolfe is a talented businesswoman and the chief executive officer of Bumble, a woman-led dating app. Whitney joined the entrepreneurship industry as a young lady. In 2012, she was a co-founder of Tinder, a dating site company. She also worked as the vice marketing officer of the firm. Wolfe then left the company after a lawsuit was settled on sexual harassment and discrimination against one another of the company’s co-founders. It was not easy for Whitney to leave the company but that did not kill her dream as an entrepreneur in the online dating industry. At that time, she underwent a lot of torture from cyberbullying and was almost giving up.Wolfe Herd raised her head high and realized that all was not lost. She figured out a way and took advantage of her personal experience to start a new business. She thought of establishing Merci- a social network for females only based on kindness and good behavior.
While still in the process of building her idea and making it a reality, Andrey Andreev, the chief executive officer of Badoo, the most famous dating site in the world approached her. At first, Andrey asked Whitney to be the chief marketing officer of Badoo, but she did not consider the offer.During her meeting with the Badoo CEO, Whitney Herd talked extensively on her idea about Merci social network. Andrey was impressed with the idea and urged Whitney to exploit the concept in the dating industry and promised to fund the business to get off the ground. At first, she was reluctant to take the offer, but her boyfriend encouraged her to grab the opportunity. Whitney Wolfe traveled back to London where she made a deal with Andrey to establish the first woman dating app, Bumble.
Bumble has been operating for four years now with more than 30 million users. The company has been successful and has also advanced its services by including new unique features like bumble bff and bumble bizz that has helped better the lives of the app users. Bumble bff helps users find their best friends for hangouts while bumble bizz has helped the app subscribers grow their careers through person to person networking. Whitney Wolfe Herd holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations from the Methodist University. In September 2017, she got married to the love of her life Michael Herd, a heir of oil and gas Company. The duo celebrated their relationship in a breathtaking Italian destination wedding.