Bumble connects people on such a tremendous scale that our team strives to work hard every day to see that those connections happen better, faster, safer, and more efficiently than the day before.I’m inspired by being able to make the world a little bit smaller for those that you don’t yet know. ” WW: Your family and friends are healthy and happy, and there aren’t too many clouds in the sky.The same way Facebook connects us to those we know, we strive to connect you to those you don’t know, yet. In order to grow a company, it requires passion and dedication. CM: What’s one thing that people might not know about you?
Bumble encourages women to make the first move: a Sadie Hawkins concept with a twist.This fall, Bumble plans to roll out Bumble Bizz, which will exist within the app like Bumble BFF and allows people to network with one another right from their phones.We chatted with the queen bee herself to find out more about what inspires her to create safe, fun spaces for women online. Whitney Wolfe: The lives we touch by connecting millions of people every day — something as simple as helping someone find a recommendation in a new city they’re traveling to, or even as life changing as finding their soulmate.Editor’s note: This is the inaugural year for Culture Map’s Top Texans Under 30, a program that celebrates the twentysomething power players making a difference in their industries and communities across the Lone Star State — and, in some cases, the world. A long-time advocate for anti-bullying, Wolfe intended to start a social network for young girls that focused on positivity and building friendships. When Tinder co-founder Whitney Wolfe broke up with the dating app, she struck out on her own to create Bumble, which puts women in the driver’s seat when it comes to finding that perfect someone.
The online-dating site had gone live that same year, and Gary Kremen, the founder and CEO, was slotted to speak.