The famous American entrepreneur Whitney Wolfe was born on July 1st, 1989 at Salt Lake City in Utah. She is the daughter to Michael Wolfe and Kelly Wolfe. She studied her high school education at Memorial Catholic High School and when she reached 4th grade, the family moved to Paris in France. In Paris, she learned French and became fluent in it. She studied her University education at Southern Methodist University where she learned and specialized in International studies. When still in college, she managed to start a business where she sold bamboo tote bags which she sold to the people in the areas affected by BP oil spill.
In partnership with Patrick Aufdenkamp, they set up a non-profitable organization known as “Help us Project”. Her bags went viral where celebrities like Rachael Zoe and Nicole Richie were photographed with them. Whitney Wolfe later went to Southeast Asia after her graduation where she worked in orphanages. Being 22 years of age, Whitney Wolf joined Hatch Labs where she was involved in a project called Cardify which was led by Sean Rad. The project did not push through and later she joined Tinder dating app with Rad Chris Gulczynski in 2012. Billion-Dollar Bumble: How Whitney Wolfe Herd Built America’s Fastest-Growing Dating App
After working for some time there, she was made Vice President of marketing where she made the company go viral and made it popular even in colleges and campuses. Later on, in 2014, she resigned from the company due to unpleasant reason and was highly compensated. Whitney Wolf, later on, got in touch with Andrey Andreev who partnered with her to form another dating platform. However, Badoo was the majority owner of the company. Whitney Wolfe finally moved to Austin, Texas where she founded her own dating app called Bumble in December 2014. It is with no doubt that Whitney Wolfe was an innovative and hardworking woman. Tinder and Bumble Are Seriously at War
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