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All About Whitney Wolfe

Whitney Wolfe created the app Bumble in December 2014. With this app, if the person is interested in a heterosexual relationship then only the female can initiate contact. If the person is interested in a same-sex relationship then either person can initiate contact. One thing about dating app is if a free user doesn’t reply within 24 hours then the match disappears. In March 2016, a new feature called BFF was brought to the app. With this feature the app will match you with people of the same sex who are just interested in friendship. The point of this app is to make it so women are in charge and they don’t have to get unwanted messages or talk to anyone they don’t want to. Whitney Wolfe created this app after she left another well-known dating app and sued them. The app headquarters are in Austin, Texas and currently has around 35 employees.

Whitney Wolfe was born in Salt Lake City, Utah in 1990. She attended Southern Methodist University where she majored in International Studies. She started first fission business at the age of 19 by selling bamboo tote bags to the areas that were impacted by the BP oil spill. The name of this non profit was called the Help Us Project and she teamed up with a celebrity stylist Patrick Aufdenkamp. After Whitney Wolfe graduated she went to Southeast Asia where she worked closely with orphanages.

At the age of 22, Whitney Wolfe joined Hatch Labs. Through this company she became involved with the startup called Cardify. This was later abandoned and she co-founded the dating app called Tinder. After a little while she became the vice president of Tinder. Whitney left the company in 2014 because of tensions company executives. After leaving, she filed a lawsuit against Tinder for sexual harassment. Not only did she receive over 1 million dollars but she also received stock in the company. The founder of Baddo, Anthony Andreev, contacted her and wanted to team up with her to create another dating app. This is how Bumble was born. As of April 2016, Bumble is the 4th most popular dating app.

Even though Whitney Wolfe is young, she has accomplished a lot of great things in her life. She saw what she wanted and she went for it. She followed her dreams and found success.