Whitney Wolfe Herd, founder of the popular dating app Bumble, discusses her challenging journey to taking the app where it is now and encapsulates all that Bumble currently has and everything that is in development in an e-conversation with Utsavi Jha.
“ It’s difficult to brush things off when people are saying such nasty things a bout you. I wish I had the resilience I have now then. ”
Exhibit: What hurdles did you have to overcome on your way to setting up Bumble? Was obtaining funding a problem?
When we were just launching Bumble, we heard no a lot. We heard “no, that will never work” and “no, women will never make the first move.” But we didn’t listen — I saw a problem in society that I wanted to change and I went after it with full force.[…]