Whitney Wolfe on Starting a Female-first Dating App

Apps, CEO, Entrepreneur, Founder

Whitney Wolfe Herd is the founder and CEO of Bumble, a social networking dating site. Launched in 2014, Bumble is one of the fastest growing dating sites and is the only platform where women make the first move. Bumble is unique because it allows women the opportunity to make strong networking connections while on the site. Bumble BFF was launched in 2016 with a feature to find and make friends, and Bumble Bizz was launched in 2017 for business networking. Within four years, the site had grown to over 35 million users in over 144 countries worldwide. Connect with Whitney Wolfe by visiting her linkedin account.

Whitney Wolfe was born in Utah and studied at Judge Memorial Catholic High School. She took a sabbatical to Paris, France with her parents and is fluid in French. Wolfe later attended Southern Methodist University where she registered for a course in International Studies. She then joined the Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority, and in her junior year, she traveled abroad to study at Sorbonne University in Paris. While in college, Wolfe started a business selling bamboo tote bags to benefit areas that had been affected by the BP Oil Spill. She partnered with a celebrity stylist Patrick Aufdenkamp and launched the initiative known as the Help us project, which turned out to be successful after celebrities like Rachel Zoe and Nicole Richie were photographed with the bags.

Whitney Wolfe joined Hatch Labs at the age of 22 and involved herself with Cardify, a start-up venture, which was later abandoned. She then joined Tinder and became vice president of marketing for the app. Whitney contributed to the idea behind the name of the app from the flame logo and past experiences using small matchsticks (tinder) to light a flame in her father’s cabin. Whitney Wolfe left Tinder and was contacted by Andrey Andreev, the founder of Badoo, about creating a dating platform. They started Bumble that year and by December 2014; it had over 15 million users on the site. Whitney Wolf has been featured in the 2017 and 2018 Forbes ‘ top 30 under 30’ list and has been on the covers of WIRED, Forbes and Fast Company Magazines.

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Talk Fusion Awarded For Innovation

Apps, Business

Talk Fusion has recently been awarded the prestigious 2016 WebRTC Product of the Year Award for its groundbreaking Video Chat app. The award is given by Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC), an online marketing leader.

The award is even more impressive when one considers that the fully functioning version of the app was only available for one month before it was awarded.

TMC CEO, Rich Tehrani, stated that the judges were impressed with the “ingenuity and excellence” displayed by the Talk Fusion IT team. The WebRTC Product of the Year Award is designed to recognize innovations in browser-to-browser solutions for video chat, voice calling, and file sharing.

Talk Fusion Video Chat allows its users to communicate with anyone on any device anywhere and on any device. Smartphones, tablets, and desktops are seamlessly connected through the app so users can communicate face to face.

Talk Fusion founder and CEO Bob Reina views this award as a “huge win” for the company, and the IT team in particular. Reina stated that Talk Fusion is always seeking ways to change the way the world communicates.

IT Director Dr.Johnathan Chen views the award as a confirmation of the company’s ultimate goal, which is that technology must solve real world needs. The company has recently launched Free Trial, which allows users to experience Talk Fusion’s products for a limited time.

Talk Fusion was founded on 2007 and is a leader in video marketing solutions for businesses. With products like Video Email, Video Newsletters, Video Chat, and Live Meetings, the company is continually on the bleeding edge of marketing and communications.

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Meeting New Friends With Skout is Easy


It is rather easy for people to make new friends when they have the right app. People that do not see the potential for making friends in the traditional way need look no further than Skout. This has become the app that is designed to make finding friends as simple as finding sunshine on a hot summer day.

Skout has millions of users. I registered to the site just because of this. I wanted to see what all the fuss was about. It was among the 50 highest grossing apps, and it continues to climb up the ladder. I have seen Skout rise to the top, and people are still getting registered to use the app. I think that Facebook has been cool for many years, but the user base is getting quite saturated. That is why I think that Skout is the better site among the masses.

There are people that appreciate what Skout has to offer because this app just keeps improving. It is the app that is designed with features like Skout Out and Skout Travel. These are innovations that have made it possible for people to simplify the dating and virtual travel experience. It is very easy to see how Skout has transitioned into one of the top social media websites. This is the type of website that has become a better fit for meeting new friends in a hurry.

It feels good to use to app for games where you can earn points if you are bored. If you are lonely there are millions of people that are also looking for love. Some people do not want to be in love. They may just want to have a couple of friends that they can vent to.

Over time I have tried out a lot of different apps. I have seen the way that the Internet growing, and the number of apps are increasing. I believe Skout makes it simpler than meeting someone face to face. It is the app that is easy to use and a lot of people make friends this way. It has been said that I am shy. The Skout app has helped me break out of my shell and build more online friends.

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