Whitney Wolfe has done such a great job with creating so many business partnerships that she has become recognized by Time magazine as the person of the year. She is part of a very important list of people down through the years that have made changes in the environment in her accomplishments are abundant even though she is still young.
Typically, the person of the year for Time Magazine is going to be a younger person that seems to have some type of charisma or spirit of achieving things that allows them to stand out. This is exactly what Whitney Wolfe brings to the table as a young entrepreneur in a male-dominated app development environment. She has spoken out against sexual harassment and she has stepped up to the bat to help bring forth better gun control.
Whitney Wolfe has spoken on Squawk Box about how Bumble Bizz is is an extension of the platform that was originally created to serve those singles that were interested in dating. Some people have called her the Sadie Hawkins of dating apps, and now it appears that she is extending her reign in the networking environment by using her notoriety with dating apps to bring people into the networking portion of her app environment.
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In the first year of Bumble it was a big struggle to keep the company afloat because it initially did not make money because there was no system in place for premium accounts. Whitney Wolfe simply wanted to build her user base, and this is why she spent the first year simply getting people familiar with Bumble according to usatoday.com. As time progressed the company got to a place where it would start selling merchandise and other things that would allow her to build Revenue.
What Time Magazine has done is recognize all of the different achievements and growth that Whitney Wolfe has done in the mist of a sexual harassment lawsuit that really started the fire behind Bumble. When she was harassed in a company that she was working for she took this as an opportunity to depart from this company and become a voice for women that we’re going through the same thing.
Time Magazine has recognized Whitney Wolfe along with others that have been part of the #me-too movement as silence breakers that have stood up and made their voices heard. Whitney Wolfe has provided a different look at dating and networking with Bumble.