Whitney Wolfe, a female entrepreneur is raking in billions for the dating app she created. Bumble is a dating app that is focused on empowering women. It’s the fastest growing dating app in the world right now, but what makes it so hot? It’s her way of packaging the app, and how she continues to expand the business.
Busy with expanding her space, Whitney Wolf is taking over the space that was home to the Four Seasons Restaurant. Although she is insistent that women can do anything better than men, it’s no surprise that her dating app is a promotion of women getting their piece of the pie. One of her most poignant statements that she stands by is that everyone deserves a seat at the table. At age 28, she is married but now changing the dating game for women around the world. Read this article of Whitney Wolfe at vanityfair.com
The selling point for women is that they can make the first move. Whether or not women are ready for this is one thing, the fact that women are using the app to do so is another. The app is popular, that there are now more than 20 million active users registered and looking for potential mates on Bumble. Whitney Wolfe may be smart, but it’s clear that she is also well-respected among her peers in business.
Tinder, the closest competitor for Bumble, now has more than 46 million users. It’s clear that Bumble is quickly trailing them. The growth of Bumble is what folks are watching, and the growth is rather large at more than 70% year over year. Additionally, Whitney Wolfe also made it possible for purchases to be made inside the app. This year, the app will have generated more than $100 million in sales and counting. Secondly, the advertising for this year is also projected to be double for the app and any products that they intend to market, making it a stellar year for the young Whitney Wolfe. Connect: https://twitter.com/whitwolfeherd?lang=en
This will give information around the CEO of “Green Structured Homes” Barbara Stokes. The company is formed out of Huntsville, Alabama. Her interview from “Ideamensch” will be recapped and general information about Stokes will be given later. This company was founded by Stokes and Scott her husband. The team has greatly done work with the Federal Emergency Agency (FEMA) along with the private sector to give out a range of commercial solutions and permanent housing. It utilizes state-of-the-art engineering, design, and manufacturing methods ranging from on-site to modular construction. Following the heartbreaking event of Hurricane Harvey. The company got awarded with a $28 million dollar contract for modular building by the federal government. This was targeted to be finished by March 2018. Read more about Barbara Stokes at The Cullman Times.
A typical day for Stokes is waking up early and working late each night. It is vital for her to balance working and time she spends with her family and kids. She like to schedule her day in order for her to spend the most amount time with her kids, often volunteering at their school. The balance is vital to her because she likes doing a lot in the community because it aids in relieving stress and be working her best regardless the time of day. Also, one trend which gets her excited is that there are many more women in fields that are Stem-related and in business leadership. She hopes to see this occur a lot in the future. Read this article at businessinsider.com.
Now, some general information about Stokes. She is located in Huntsville, Alabama. For her educated she attended Mercer University, and graduated there in 2001. She and her team in the job bring demonstrated leadership. When she was there she studied the topics of Physics and Biomedical Engineering. She also studied many other things like thermodynamics and manufacturing and management. Barbara Stokes has shown to be active volunteering in the community of Huntsville she is also a mom of three kids. She also demonstrated her high experience in government contracting. She is pleased to be a leader to GSH in helping the mission of both the U.S Government and FEMA.