The dating game has become much more comfortable now with dating sites and apps, but it continues to be a hassle in many ways for women. It is primarily because they are still subject to abuse and bullying on many of these dating apps by men, and it can be quite disturbing for many of the female members. There aren’t many dating apps out there that have addressed these issues, even when it is an openly known fact. Whitney Wolfe Herd, co-founder of Tinder and founder of Bumble, addressed this issue when she built the dating app named Bumble. It is an application that only allows women to make the first move.
Whitney Wolfe Herd left Tinder in 2014 and then went on to develop a dating app with a concept she almost always had in mind. With Bumble Bizz, Whitney Wolfe Herd Wants Networking to Be as Easy as Swiping Right. As a woman, she has been subjected to bullying and abuse quite a few times as many of these dating apps, and it is what triggered the idea in her for to develop a dating app that doesn’t allow men to contact women first, but instead the other way around. And, somehow, it is an idea that clicked with millions of people, both men, and women. The people who understand why such a move was made have been very supportive of it. Meet the Tinder Co-Founder Trying to Change Online Dating Forever
Whitney Wolfe Herd believes that while socializing is an integral part of our lives, it doesn’t have to be traumatic for women. It is with this in mind; Bumble was developed by Whitney Wolfe Herd in collaboration with Andrey Andreev, who is the founder of Badoo, a social dating network. Badoo continues to be the majority owner of Bumble, and Whitney Wolfe Herd is the CEO of Bumble, and responsible for its marketing, sales, and growth. Last year, Bumble recorded an annual sale of $100 million, and it is a figure that is expected to double this year. Bumble Founder Whitney Wolfe’s Whirlwind Wedding Was a True Celebration of Southern Italy
Whitney Wolfe Herd has had a remarkable journey in the corporate world and is one of the most successful female entrepreneurs in the industry today. If People Don’t Believe In Your Startup Business, Keep Going. She has featured in some of the top corporate and female-oriented magazines globally, including in Forbes, Elle’s, Wired UK, and Fast Company. Whitney Wolfe Herd says that Bumble is a social network app that is based on dating, and it recently also rolled out Bumble BFF and Bumble Bizz feature that allows people to make friends as well as expand their business network through the app. Bumble’s CEO Takes Aim At LinkedIn