American entrepreneur Whitney Wolfe was born in 1989 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Currently, she is a residence of Austin, Texas. She went to Southern Methodist University where she studied International Studies. Despite her entrepreneurial role success, she still found love. Michael Herd an oils and gas investor, as well as a restaurateur, was the love to be for Whitney Wolfe.
YES! 💛 Love this. Beyond. And congratulations to the happy couple. https://t.co/9ir6OEJNsm
— Whitney Wolfe Herd (@WhitWolfeHerd) May 15, 2018
Whitney started of business at an early age even at the age of 19 while she was at college where she ventured in the bamboo tote bags business where she helped many people that were affected by the BP oil disaster. While in Paris, where she was studying for two semesters she met with stylist celebrity by the name of Patrick Aufdenkamp and together they made the designs of tote bags for the disaster project.
The totes created the necessary attention where the celebrities like Rachael Zoe, Nicole Ritchie, and Kate Bosworth were spotted carrying them by the press. After her graduation, Whitney Wolfe at the age of 22 became a member of Hatch Labs. From the hatch labs, she also had a chance to involve herself with Cardify, but the project was not successful.
Though the project did not succeed, she later joined the tinder-dating app where she created a significant impact to make the app the best in the country where it gained billions in the valuations. With Andreev contributing the funding together with her experience of the dating app they, bumble was created. Whitney Wolfe through her determination to create an app that would make women feel safe and comfortable she designed the app.
With her inspiration, women would have a chance to initiate the talk without even having to wait for men to do it. From the debut of the bumble dating app from 2014 December, it started from the 100,000 downloads in a month grew to 15 million and by 2018 it has reached 30 million registered people.
Whitney Wolfe has won many awards and the plaudits from the bumble dating app where the business insider named her as the most important woman under the age of 30 by 2014 in tech. By Forbes magazine, she got two awards in 2017 and 2018 as a member for fewer than 30 and was named by Time as one of the most influential 100 persons of 2018. Whitney is said to be one of the best entrepreneurs, marketer and the CEOs in the world today.
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