It is evident to most people if not all that as human beings we need companionship. Considering different people have different worlds and strengths, there are those who meet their partners physically and those that do it online. Technology has contributed a lot to people’s relationships. Whitney Wolfe, the president, and CEO of Bumble which is a dating app identified a need in the society and created an opportunity to feed the need.
Contrary to most dating apps, Bumble is a dating app that connects people only when the woman makes the first move. As of 2016, this app has attracted 18 million users. During a recent interview led by Victoria Turk, Wolfe expounded more on Bumble’s move from not only being a dating app but also a platform where friendships and professional connections can be found. Therefore, three things can be found in Bumble; friendship, love, and networking. The good thing is that Bumble regulates what their users say to avoid things like sexual harassment that are prone in social media all in the name of freedom of speech. Therefore, it no longer just about connecting people but adding value to the connections.
Bumble began as a dating app like any other out there, but with Bumble Bff which is a feature that enables users to connect as friends were launched, it continued to stand out. From BFF to Bumble Bizz, which a feature that allows networking in professional aspects. For the company, their main agenda was to give women the power to take control of their lives in that they are the decision makers when it comes to people they want to connect.
One might think that Whitney may be spearheading something that she does not believe in. The contrary is true. She made the first move when she met her husband, Michael herd back in 2013. Upon dating for two years, Michael proposed and the proposal led a magnificent wedding at Villa Tre Ville, Italy. Their marriage was grand and filled with endless fun. In fact, on the morning of their wedding, it rained and according to Italians that meant good luck and that their union was blessed. Holding a wedding on top of a cliff where there is fresh air with excellent music is just magical. Her marriage was a century union.
Whitney Wolfe is a fantastic woman and learning a few tips on how she carries herself out plus the passion she has for what she can be handy to other entrepreneurs.
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