The most famous female-founded company Bumble announced its plans to open a branch of its physical dating site in New York. The space which will be branded Hive will run for a month to allow dates to meet up or any person seeking to hang out with a friend or an acquaintance. The space is executively designed to have decorative that imitate the natural hive. It is specially lit and spaced out to adhere to the intended theme.
Bumble’s founder Whitney Wolfe stated that the store’s launch would demystify traditional dating sites’ perceptions that regard online dates as informal. She revealed that a lot of people are proud to receive services from the firm or just have a mere association with them as prospective customers or admirers. Bumble is set to use its growing popularity to launch another segment, BumbleBIZZ, in its networking platform such as professional and social meeting platforms. During Hive’s opening Bumble expects couples to meet up and enjoy additional services in relationships, business advisories and more. Drybar will be present to host a styles sessions alongside Forbes which will be the host of Mentor & Mingle. Bumble’s founder Whitney has plans to meet with founders of the Skimm.
Whitney Wolfe is the founder of another popular dating site, Tinder. She is a serial and successful entrepreneur who is enlisted on the Business Insider’s thirty most influential women under the age of thirty. She appeared on Elle’s list of women in Tech in 2016 and Forbes 2017 list of Under 30.
Whitney is a Salt Lake City native born into a business oriented family. Her father, Micheal was a property developer. Whitney pursued an undergraduate in International Studies from Southern Methodist University. She began her career at an early age of 19 on campus where she launched a bamboo tote bags manufacturing and distribution firm that used its revenue to help victims of the BP oil spill. She signed a deal with celebrity stylist Aufdenkamp Patrick to start a non-profit company centered on the same mission. The two marketed the bags and had Nicole Richie and Rachel Zoe go out in public with the bags. Whitney is an excellent leader who has led the firm to have a net value of $500 million.
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