Most of the world renowned dating apps are similar in structure and content. The world of online dating is about to change for good thanks to Bumble. Bumble is a dating up that was conceptualized and launched by Whitney Wolfe. Its management team recently announced their grand plan to open a meeting space for dates in New York. The new physical space is called Hive.
Besides launching Hive, the Bubble brand recently added Bumble BFF to its product portfolio. The new app uses the Facebook login details of a user to match her with a preferred friend. Bumble BFF targets women who are experiencing difficulty in finding a committed friend. Whitney is certain that the app would help improve the social lives of women irrespective of where they live.
According to Whitney Wolfe, the Bumble brand goes beyond dating. She also believes that Bumble is something that people are willing and excited to use. Fans and dates can visit Hive from Thursday to Sunday. The physical space lies along 158 Mercer Street, Soho.
Bumble is a social and dating application that facilitates communication between the users. It has over 11.5 million subscribers. The application has also been on the online dating market since 2014. Other products under the Bumble brand include Bumble BFF, for finding friends, and Bumble BIZZ. According to Time, the brand is worth $500 million.
About Whitney Wolfe
Whitney Wolfe is a successful entrepreneur from Salt Lake City, Utah, well known for her founding roles in Tinder and Bumble dating apps. In 2016, it was revealed that Tinder is the most popular dating app in the world. Bumble made it to number four on that list. In 2014, the Business Insider named Whitney as one of the 30 Most Influential Women Under 30 in Tech. Her other recognitions include being one of 2017’s Forbes 30 Under 30 and Elle Magazine’s Women in Tech.
At only 27 years of age, Whitney Wolfe has achieved a lot in her entrepreneurial journey. She attended the esteemed South Methodist University for her undergraduate studies and currently resides in Austin, TX. She is also the founder of Cardify, a tech project conceptualized in Hatch Labs IAC Incubator.