Trailblazer. Is one word to describe Whitney Wolfe Heard, the founder of Bumble. She has always blazed her own path and her success is a testament of her skills and knowledge. Bumble, Whitney Wolfe’s latest success story was created without any startup capital. The company was initially built simply by utilizing the services of outsourced engineers. In addition to navigating the technology field, she has also remained true to herself and her political beliefs.
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Bumble is not Herds first step into the technology field. Prior to her newest endeavor, Whitney Wolfe was the Co-founder and Vice President of Marketing for Tinder. During her time at the company, Herd was able to grow the dating app into one of the most well recognized dating applications in the world. Upon leaving Tinder, Herd was driven to build an application that was focused on positive affirmations and feedback.
With Bumble, Whitney Wolfe Herd teamed up with Andrey Andreev, the founder of Badoo a female friendly dating webite. Bumble has become a sought after dating app with a database of over 10 million users. Most importantly, the application has continued to add more users daily.
The popular app focuses on providing women a voice in this digital dating world. Users will find that the application, has several unique twists when compared to other dating applications. Limiting user contact is one of the most interesting aspects of the app. Women no longer have to worry about receiving unwanted messages. Unlike other apps, only women are able to initiate a conversation. In addition, the app has expanded beyond dating. Bumble can be used to connect friends and also make professional connections.
The company is also not afraid to step into the political field. Specifically, in regard to gun control. Bumble takes a strong stance against gun control and the NRA. Even limiting how users are able to utilize their profiles. Users are not able to display any images with guns, knives or weapons. Bumble has cut all ties with the NRA. How Whitney Wolfe Herd Built America’s Fastest-Growing Dating App.
Heard, has attracted the notice of several well known organizations. She has been selected one of Time Magazines 100 most influential people in 2018. Herd has also been selected as one of the panelists for the Disrupt SF 2018. Whitney Wolfe Heard, has had quite a successful career today and she is only 28 years old. Mrs. Herd recently married Michael Herd in 2017 and she received an international Studies Degree from the Southern Methodist University.
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