Having been featured as a 30 under 30 most important women on numerous occasions in recent years, having won numerous awards as a female in the technology industry, and having created a company with an estimated value of over $1 billion, the CEO of the dating app Bumble has continued to succeed tremendously with no signs of slowing down. For those who do not know the founder and leader innovator of this rapid growing dating service, it is none other than businesswomen Whitney Wolfe Herd. To further understands the success that Whitney has had so far and is continuing to achieve, here is more on the extraordinary Whitney Herd.
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Whitney Herd was awarded as one of the most influential Women under thirty years of age by Business Insider in 2014 and deservedly so. A few years later in 2016, Herd was named as a women in tech by Elle, a prestigious award for women in the tech industry. In fact, a few years after that in the years 2017 and 2018, Herd was also awarded as one of the most influential women under the age of thirty for the second and third time.
Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, You can say that Wolfe was destined to be successful. Growing up with fortunate estate developers with her parents, Whitney grew up with a house full of potential as she would be given opportunity after opportunity that she would take advantage of. After attending the Southern Methodist University where she would study as an international studies major, Whitney would find her passion for business while in college selling tote bags and profiting well off of doing so. During this time, Whitney would also partner with distinguished individuals setting up business organizations and continuing to advance and enhance her business skills.
After her college years and her service in the field of business for a few short years, Whitney Herd would find herself with an opportunity to create a dating service with her business partner Andrey Andreev. With some patients, sacrifice, and dedication, Whitney would soon create the popular Bumble dating service that she is well known for in Austin, Texas. In the few short years after int creation, Bumble would reach millions upon millions of downloads and members growing at a rapid pace. In fact, Whitney believed in her creation so much that she once turned down an offer for the service for around $450 million. As it turns out, that proved to be a great choice as bumble is estimated to be worth in the billions of dollars.