Online daring has become a billion dollar industry over the last few years. The numbers of people who engage in, or take advantage of the opportunity to meet people online are vast and continuously growing, all in hopes of meeting that special someone. Bumble is a dating app company that has made its way to the ranks of being one of the top competitors in the market. The Founder and Chief /Executive Officer of Bumble is Whitney Wolfe Herd, and she has added a different twist to business. Bumble puts women in the drivers seat. The company is catered to women, and allows them to be the person to decide on whether or not to date an applicant.
Whitney Wolfe Herd has many years experience in the dating business. When she left her former employers, she decided to create her own brand, and operate her own business. She was sought after by one of the owners of a dating company who wanted her to work in his business. She declined his offer, but confided in him about her dreams and plans to establish her own company. The man, Andrey Andreey, who was familiar with the work of Whitney Wolfe Herd, was confident that she would be a very successful entrepreneur. He decided to put in the first $10 million dollars for her start up. She was to be named founder and Chief Executive Officer of Bumble, a vision made into reality.
Whitney Wolfe Herd has also launched two other apps inside of the Bumble umbrella. Bumble BFF is a networking app for those who want to find someone that they can be friends with. The other venture is Bumble Bizz, which connects business people, investors, and other professionals together to help further business interest.
Whitney met her husband, Michael Herd, on the ski slopes of Aspen. After dating for two years, they said their vows in a beautiful wedding ceremony in Positano, Italy. Many of their family and friends were in attendance. Michael herd is a restauranteur who also has interests in the gas and oil industry. Their marriage has been referred to as a whirlwind wedding. Whitney Wolfe Herd has her business headquartered in the mid western city of Austin, Texas. She continues to make additions to her brand, which has begun to dominate the online dating industry with her premier women centric app that put women in control of the dating scene.
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