Whitney Wolfe; A Dream and Beyond

     Whitney Wolfe is an American time-proven entrepreneur. She serves in the capacities of the founder and CEO of Bumble, not forgetting she is also a co-founder of a dating app, Tinder. Whitney earned a title as one of Business Insider’s 30 Most Important Women under 30 In Tech in 2014. Come 2016; she featured as one of Elle’s Women in Tech.

Whitney’s Molding of Entrepreneurial Self

Whitney was born to her parents in Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1990. Amazingly, she was born to a property developer, Michael, and his wife, Kelly. Wolfe attended Southern Methodist University to pursue a course in International Studies. While at it, Whitney Wolfe partnered with celebrity stylist Patrick to launch the non-profit organization called the “Help Us Project.”

After graduation, Whitney’s golden heart led her to Southeast Asia, where she worked with orphanages. At age 22, Wolfe joined Hatch Labs. She marketed it heartily making it quite popular in campuses, something that grew its user base pretty rapidly.

Titles and Accolades Won by Whitney Wolfe

As of April 2016, Tinder and Bumble were the first and fourth most popular dating apps respectively, as per a monthly user base. Notably, they were launched by a woman who chose follow her passion. Whitney Wolfe was announced one among the Business Insider’s 30 Most Important Women under 30 In Tech. That was back in 2014 before she was again declared one of Elle’s Women in Tech later in 2016.

Wolfe’s Plans for the Future

Today, Whitney Wolfe is at the helm of a successful app that puts women in control of initiating conversations and connections. She acknowledges that despite her feminist app, there’s a gender problem in the tech industry. The company also plans to make incorporating L.G.B.T.Q. communities a priority, though it is yet to introduce any particularly innovative features to that end.

Check http://www.forbes.com/profile/whitney-wolfe/ for more.

 

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