Editor’s note: This is the inaugural year for Culture Map’s Top Texans Under 30, a program that celebrates the twentysomething power players making a difference in their industries and communities across the Lone Star State — and, in some cases, the world. A long-time advocate for anti-bullying, Wolfe intended to start a social network for young girls that focused on positivity and building friendships. When Tinder co-founder Whitney Wolfe broke up with the dating app, she struck out on her own to create Bumble, which puts women in the driver’s seat when it comes to finding that perfect someone.
Its predominantly female team, headed by Austin resident Wolfe, is the first of its kind in the technology startup world, something the 27-year-old is proud of — and rightfully so.
The company has recently added Bumble BFF, aka Bumble for Friends, a setting that allows ladies uninterested in dating to find like-minded friends.
Match is one of the first dating websites that popped up on the radar in 1995.
That isn’t to say that this dating service is for the older folk.
Bottom line: If you’re looking for a quick hookup, this probably isn’t the site for you.
If you’re looking for a relationship, this is your best bet.Bumble connects people on such a tremendous scale that our team strives to work hard every day to see that those connections happen better, faster, safer, and more efficiently than the day before.I’m inspired by being able to make the world a little bit smaller for those that you don’t yet know. ” WW: Your family and friends are healthy and happy, and there aren’t too many clouds in the sky.Number of paying users (2015): 778,000 Documented marriages: 2,000,000 Divorce Rate: 3.86% Mobile friendly: Yes Bottom line: Try out e Harmony if you’re really, serious about connecting with someone on more than just a superficial level.(Probably a slim to none chance of this being your go-to hook up site if that’s what you’re after.) Swipe left, swipe right.The same way Facebook connects us to those we know, we strive to connect you to those you don’t know, yet. In order to grow a company, it requires passion and dedication. CM: What’s one thing that people might not know about you?