Whitney Wolfe is a world-famous entrepreneur that has made a name for herself in the world of dating apps. She is the founder as well as the CEO of the revolutionary dating app known the world over as Bumble. Whitney has found huge success in the world of online matchmaking and was previously associated with the development of Tinder. Bumble is a revolutionary concept in dating apps because it is very female-centric and has a feminist ethos to it. The app works on the concept of letting women make the first move, quite a revolutionary concept if you think about it. The traditional knowledge states that men make the first move, but Whitney Wolfe is trying to turn this tired and old thinking on its end and change the dating app world forever. Read more about Whitney Wolfe on Crunchbase.
Whitney Wolfe even took this concept of taking the lead with her own romantic relationship. Her now husband Michael Herd, a well-known entrepreneur in the oil industry as well as a restauranteur, was not the one who took the lead in starting his relationship with Whitney Wolfe, it was in fact, Whitney who was the leader in getting things going. The end result of this taking the lead by Whitney was that the couple eventually married in a fabulous ceremony that took place in Southern Italy. Check this article at vogue.com to know more about Wolfe.
Whitney was recently a speaker at Vanity Fair’s Founders Fair, the second instalment of the event. She was clear that she believes that women need to start seeing themselves as powerful in order to truly start acting in a powerful way. It is quite a similar attitude to the concept behind Bumble that has been working so well since the company was founded by the former Tinder co-founder. Whitney Wolfe is aware of the barriers that exist for women as much as anyone is. Before starting Bumble, she was embroiled in a lengthy legal process involving issues of discrimination and harassment that involved her former project – Tinder. She has continued to face challenges as Bumble itself has been involved in its own struggles. In the end, Whitney has the confidence in the fact that the Bumble app is a truly unique and revolutionary product that stands on its own.