Whitney Wolfe Herd is a really big deal, and she not only is the founder of a really cool dating app. Whitney Wolfe created a platform that allowed women more control as well as other innovations. She previously worked for a mega player in the dating app game then after leaving decided to compete with her old company. Before all this stardom, Whitney attended Southern Methodist College back in Texas. She studied international business which provided her many opportunities for success. While in college she sold special bags to support a local charity. After graduating, she worked internationally helping orphans in other countries. Her success with Bumble was a long arduous journey.
Bumble was developed with assistance from an international businessman from Russia Andrey Andreev. He operated Badoo international app with 360 million users across 190 countries. She utilizes his business model and experience to quickly launch her Bumble app. Whitney has a 20% ownership in Bumble and she is active in its day to day operations. Bumble is headquartered in Austin Texas with about 70 employees made up of mostly women. Bumble business model is to give control to women in regards to dating selection. They also have a platonic platform to make new friends easier. The business platform was also added which helps in structured business networking. This gives the 3 million users many platforms to get things accomplished from love, work, and play.
Bumble has received many offers to purchase the company especially her old parent company but Whitney is happy with her multimillion-dollar start-up. Whitney Wofle Herd works hard but also believes in having a well-rounded life. She met Michael Herd while on a ski trip a few years back. They dated for about two years, he is a successful restauranteur. Michael surprise proposal completely fooled Whitney because she thought married delayed due to their careers. She couldn’t have been more wrong. They wed on the Italian area of Positano which was an epic event. Whitney graced the 3 day event clad in designer gowns and shoes. Michael and groomsmen wore custom-made tuxedos fitted to perfection.
Whitney Wolfe Herd is the embodiment of success from hard work and determination. Bumble will keep her very busy for years to come as it grows to new levels.