Bumble was launched three months later in December 2014. The company headquarters are in Austin, Texas. It has 650 employees globally.
Where was Bumble founded?
December 2014 Bumble/Founded In December 2014, Wolfe Herd moved to Austin, Texas, and founded Bumble, a female-focused dating app.
Who backed Bumble?
The IPO gave the Austin, Texas-based company a market capitalization of more than $7 billion. Bumble sold 50 million shares after raising its share offering several times, previously aiming to sell 45 million shares at a target price range $37-$39.
Why is Bumble called Bumble?
Bumble is a location-based social and dating application that facilitates communication between people who want to meet, date, chat or just socialize. The meaning of the apps name comes from the English verb “to bumble”. The meaning of the word is mostly associated with the buzzing of the bees and other insects.
Who built the Bumble app?
Wolfe Herd In the beginning, Bumble was only a brand. At 24, branding was the thing Wolfe Herd knew best. At first, scarred by the online harassment she endured after the Tinder blowup, Wolfe Herd wanted to make an app where women could give each other compliments.