In the recent years, the popularity of online dating has increased tremendously. Today, many people are interacting with potential partners via their cell phones. However, the use of dating apps has dominated internet dating, with numerous apps being developed on a daily basis. Bumble BFF is one of the apps that are enabling singles to find their respective matches online. Whitney Wolfe founded the dating app in 2014. Since American women wait longer to marry, Whitney created the app to help them find partners easily.
In addition, the app helps women who relocate to meet new friends. Bumble BFF, which is linked to a user’s Facebook account, allows a man to indicate his interest in a woman, who has to respond within 24 hours. Within eight months of the app’s launch, it registered 5 million conversations. In addition, it hit 10 billion swipes after three years.
About Whitney Wolfe
Whitney Wolfe is a successful American entrepreneur and the CEO of Bumble BFF, the fourth most popular dating app. The enthusiastic businesswoman partnered Badoo’s founder, Andrew Andreev, to create Bumble, which went on to bring forth Bumble BFF and BumbleBIZZ. Bumble BFF is headquartered in Austin, Texas. Wolfe is also affiliated with Tinder, a popular dating app. Due to her tremendous success in the world of entrepreneurship, Business Insider named Whitney Wolfe as one of the 30 Most Important Women Under 30 in Tech in 2014. Her career was also highlighted by the Elle’s Women in Tech recognition and Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in 2017.
Wolfe ventured into entrepreneurship while still a student at the esteemed Southern Methodist University. When she was 19-years-old, she began selling bamboo tote bags to the people who were affected by Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010. Laser, she partnered with Patrick Aufdenkamp, a celebrity stylist, to launch Help Us Project, a non-profit organization. After her graduation, Whitney moved to Southeast Asia to work with orphanages. At 22, she joined Hatch Labs where she had an opportunity to work with Cardify, a noble project initiated by Hatch Labs IAC incubator. Whitney Wolfe later co-founded Tinder, where she served as the vice president of marketing. She is responsible for increasing the app’s popularity among college students.