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CEO Series: Whitney Wolfe Herd, Co-Founder of Bumble

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You may have heard the news: as of January 2nd, 2024, Bumble founder Whitney Wolfe Herd has stepped down as chief executive after nearly a decade leading the dating app company.

Despite challenges ahead - a more conservative revenue forecast highlighting the need for a dating-app revamp - let’s not overlook the journey that brought Whitney and Bumble to this point.

Not to down play that Whitney Wolfe Herd is a recognizable name, at 31 years old becoming the youngest female CEO who had taken a company public in 2021.

To call her career trajectory a “comeback” is an understatement and this is why, Whitney makes first on the list of Billion Dollar Moves CEO Series - enjoy!

TIMESTAMPS / KEY TAKEAWAYS

0:00 - Intro

2:18 - Whitney Wolfe Herd stepped down from Bumble CEO position; her exit from Tinder and then becoming the youngest women ever to take a company public

5:40 - Lesson #1 Don’t be afraid to make radical bets, especially on yourself

9:15 - Lesson #2 Success can be built on personal setbacks and challenges

10:27 - Lesson #3 Building and upholding a purpose-driven brand identity

14:11 - 3 actionable questions you can ask yourself to think like Whitney

About Whitney Wolfe Herd

Whitney Wolfe Herd is the founder, executive chair, and former CEO of publicly traded Bumble, an online dating platform, launched in 2014. Co-founded with Russian billionaire Andrey Andreev, Bumble, the dating app, was known for women making the first move. Whitney who owns a 17% stake in Bumble, became the youngest self-made woman billionaire after it went public in February 2021 for ten months.

Prior to Bumble, she was the co-founder of Tinder and was previously its Vice President of Marketing.

Read More:

Calling out inappropriate user behavior on Bumble:

“An Open Letter to Conner”

Whitney's journey from Tinder to Bumble, then IPO:

“She sued Tinder, founded Bumble and now, at 30, is the CEO of a $3 billion dating empire”

“How Whitney Wolfe Herd Turned a Vision of a Better Internet Into a Billion-Dollar Brand”

Stepping down from CEO position as of January 2024: “Whitney Wolfe Herd Is Stepping Down as Bumble’s C.E.O. After a Decade”

Credits:

Bumble Founder's Business Lessons For Entrepreneurs | Forbes

Bumble's Whitney Wolfe Herd: The Story of Bumble

Former Billionaire Whitney Wolfe Herd Out As Bumble CEO

Rewriting the Rules of Business and Life With Whitney Wolfe Herd - Official Trailer - MasterClass

Bumble Founder: The Truth About My Explosive Tinder Exit

Secrets To Dating And Making A Billion By 31 From Bumble’s Whitney Wolfe Herd | MSNBC Summit Series

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You may have heard the news: as of January 2nd, 2024, Bumble founder Whitney Wolfe Herd has stepped down as chief executive after nearly a decade leading the dating app company.

Despite challenges ahead - a more conservative revenue forecast highlighting the need for a dating-app revamp - let’s not overlook the journey that brought Whitney and Bumble to this point.

Not to down play that Whitney Wolfe Herd is a recognizable name, at 31 years old becoming the youngest female CEO who had taken a company public in 2021.

To call her career trajectory a “comeback” is an understatement and this is why, Whitney makes first on the list of Billion Dollar Moves CEO Series - enjoy!

TIMESTAMPS / KEY TAKEAWAYS

0:00 - Intro

2:18 - Whitney Wolfe Herd stepped down from Bumble CEO position; her exit from Tinder and then becoming the youngest women ever to take a company public

5:40 - Lesson #1 Don’t be afraid to make radical bets, especially on yourself

9:15 - Lesson #2 Success can be built on personal setbacks and challenges

10:27 - Lesson #3 Building and upholding a purpose-driven brand identity

14:11 - 3 actionable questions you can ask yourself to think like Whitney

About Whitney Wolfe Herd

Whitney Wolfe Herd is the founder, executive chair, and former CEO of publicly traded Bumble, an online dating platform, launched in 2014. Co-founded with Russian billionaire Andrey Andreev, Bumble, the dating app, was known for women making the first move. Whitney who owns a 17% stake in Bumble, became the youngest self-made woman billionaire after it went public in February 2021 for ten months.

Prior to Bumble, she was the co-founder of Tinder and was previously its Vice President of Marketing.

Read More:

Calling out inappropriate user behavior on Bumble:

“An Open Letter to Conner”

Whitney's journey from Tinder to Bumble, then IPO:

“She sued Tinder, founded Bumble and now, at 30, is the CEO of a $3 billion dating empire”

“How Whitney Wolfe Herd Turned a Vision of a Better Internet Into a Billion-Dollar Brand”

Stepping down from CEO position as of January 2024: “Whitney Wolfe Herd Is Stepping Down as Bumble’s C.E.O. After a Decade”

Credits:

Bumble Founder's Business Lessons For Entrepreneurs | Forbes

Bumble's Whitney Wolfe Herd: The Story of Bumble

Former Billionaire Whitney Wolfe Herd Out As Bumble CEO

Rewriting the Rules of Business and Life With Whitney Wolfe Herd - Official Trailer - MasterClass

Bumble Founder: The Truth About My Explosive Tinder Exit

Secrets To Dating And Making A Billion By 31 From Bumble’s Whitney Wolfe Herd | MSNBC Summit Series

  continue reading

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