Bumble is a popular female dating application that has been operating since 2014.Bumble is also the first online app for dating to open a pop-Up space in the streets of Soho in New York City.The location set-up, known as The Hive, was safely designed for potential clients hang out and people as well as attend various events. The events program will comprise of a panel with the Skimm founders hosted by Whitney Wolfe who serves as Bumble’s founder and CEO.
Apart from Whitney Wolfe, there will be style sessions conducted by Drybar and a Mingle and Mentor session led by Forbes at the Hive to celebrate women empowerment. The pop-up location is in New York city on 158 Mercer Street, 10012. The guests at BumbleHiveNYC will have complimentary snacks and drinks with interactive sessions from exceptional entrepreneurs and leaders. Currently, Bumble Plans to retain the pop-up space for a month with a high possibility for extension or expansion in new cities.
On 1st June, The Hive opened and had celebrations with complementary deals for brunch and happy hour and a grand set up by top Deejays. The pop-up for Bumble has a cafe and bar. Also, clients can purchase Bumble merchandise and the proceeds will benefit charitable organizations. People can attend the free events by either physically dropping by or doing an RSVP on EventBrite. The feedback from Bumble users has been mainly positive with low levels of reported cases for harassment.
Whitney Wolfe has a major in International Studies that she obtained from Southern Methodist University. After graduating, she worked in South East Asia at various orphanages. Afterwards, she progressed when she returned to America to work at Hatch Labs. Whitney has also served as Tinder’s co-founder and former VP.
Wolfe is a young business entrepreneur who has been featured in Forbes Under 30. Whitney Wolfe’s Bumble App has approximately 12.5 million users answering the numbers keep rapidly increasing in the UK. Wolfe was inspired to create Bumble based on women’s reluctance nature to initiate conversation. As a result, the dating app was created so that a woman can make the first move and be in control of the relationship.