Whitney Wolfe, the co-founder of Tinder and the founder of Bumble recently got married in a private ceremony. The serial entrepreneur is now a wife to the famous tech mogul Michael Herd who hails from Texas. The couple exchanged vows at Villa Treville, located in Positano in Amalfi Italy. The beautiful wedding arena was eye catching with Whitney adorning a breathtaking Oscar De La Renta gown in the coastal area. The couple received extended congratulatory messages from friends as well as family.
Whitney Wolfe is an admired American entrepreneur whose works have greatly impacted on dating sites. Having worked for Tinder as the co-founder, Whitney Wolfe garnered massive experience as a leader and a team manager. Whitney’s contribution to Tinder was short lived. She quit establish Bumble, a social media dating site that connect couples. From the divorced, the divorced, single and even for people who are just looking for a relationship, Whitney Wolfe has manage to establish a strong platform for them.
Whitney was raised in a loving family that values the significance of relationships. Growing up in Utah, she went to the Southern Methodist University and majored in international studies. As a student, Whitney established a business at the young age of 19. She sold bamboo tote bags. This was a huge project because it helped the less fortunate in the society. Having garnered entrepreneurial experience from the project, Wolfe went on to form a business with Patrick Aufdenkamp. The not for profit firm was known as Help Us Project. The bags contributed to the positive review of Whitney’s impact in the society. Receiving attention from prominent people like Rachel Zoe as well as Nicole Richie, Whitney was set to soar high in business.
Career Growth and Bumble
Whitney Wolfe graduated college and moved to Southeast Asia. Here, she worked with orphanages. She was passionate about working with people for the betterment of the society. She then joined Hatch Labs. The project was terminated under the manager’s watch. Being visionary, Whitney delved into a solo entrepreneurial journey. She formed Tinder and later Bumble, the project she is currently famous for establishing.
Bumble is a dating site that connects people. This is Whitney’s baby and major successful project. The most intriguing feature in Bumble is the fact that women initiate the conversation. Whitney established the platform on the basis of allowing women to feel empowered by being in charge. She is a dedicated entrepreneur who is passionate about building women’s self esteem.