#316: Whitney Wolfe Herd — Founder and CEO of Bumble

5/25/2018, 4:00:51 PM , duration(0:0:4)
Business Health Education
<p><strong>Whitney Wolfe Herd</strong> (<a href="https://www.instagram.com/whitwolfeherd/" target="_blank">@whitwolfeherd</a>) is the founder and CEO of <a href="https://bumble.com" target="_blank">Bumble</a>, one of the fastest-growing social networking apps in the world. She launched Bumble in 2014 as the only dating platform where women make the first move, and in three years, her vision has led to Bumble's growth to more than 28 million users worldwide in 144 countries.</p><p>Bumble launched <a href="http://thebeehive.bumble.com/bumble-bff/" target="_blank">Bumble BFF</a> in 2016 as a friend-finding feature and <a href="http://thebeehive.bumble.com/bumble-bizz/" target="_blank">Bumble Bizz</a> for professional networking in 2017. Whitney was named to Forbes' "30 Under 30" list and has recently been on the covers of not just <a href="https://www.fastcompany.com/person/whitney-wolfe" target="_blank">Fast Company</a>, but also <a href="https://www.forbes.com/sites/clareoconnor/2017/11/14/billion-dollar-bumble-how-whitney-wolfe-herd-built-americas-fastest-growing-dating-app/#47907c36248b" target="_blank">Forbes</a> and <a href="http://www.wired.co.uk/magazine/october-2017" target="_blank">Wired</a>.</p><p>Please enjoy!</p><p><strong>This podcast is brought to you by </strong><a href="https://www.soothe.com/" target="_blank"><strong>Soothe.com</strong></a>, the world's largest on-demand massage service. Because I've been broken so many times, I have body work done at least twice a week — so I have a high bar for this stuff. I do not accept mediocrity, and I wouldn't expect you to, either.</p><p>After much personal testing, I can affirm that <strong>Soothe</strong> delivers a hand-selected, licensed, and experienced massage therapist to you in the comfort of your own home, hotel, or office in as little as an hour. I was amazed at the quality of service and convenience. Think of it as Uber for massages, available in fifty cities worldwide. <a href="https://www.soothe.com/" target="_blank"><strong>Download the app at Soothe.com</strong></a><strong> and use code TIM25 to get $25 off your first massage.</strong></p><p><strong>This podcast is also brought to you by&nbsp;</strong><a href="https://www.freshbooks.com/pages/tim?ref=11806&amp;utm_source=tim-ferriss&amp;utm_medium=podcast&amp;utm_campaign=2016" target="_blank"><strong>FreshBooks</strong></a><strong>.&nbsp;</strong>FreshBooks is the #1 cloud bookkeeping software, which is used by a ton of the start-ups I advise and many of the contractors I work with. It is the easiest way to send invoices, get paid, track your time, and track your clients.</p><p><a href="https://www.freshbooks.com/pages/tim?ref=11806&amp;utm_source=tim-ferriss&amp;utm_medium=podcast&amp;utm_campaign=2016" target="_blank"><strong>FreshBooks&nbsp;</strong></a>tells you when your clients have viewed your invoices, helps you customize your invoices, track your hours, automatically organize your receipts, have late payment reminders sent automatically and much more.</p><p>Right now you can get a&nbsp;<a href="https://www.freshbooks.com/pages/tim?ref=11806&amp;utm_source=tim-ferriss&amp;utm_medium=podcast&amp;utm_campaign=2016" target="_blank"><strong>free month of complete and unrestricted use</strong></a><strong>.&nbsp;</strong>You do not need a credit card for the trial. To claim your free month and see how the brand new FreshBooks can change your business,&nbsp;<strong>go to&nbsp;</strong><a href="https://www.freshbooks.com/pages/tim?ref=11806&amp;utm_source=tim-ferriss&amp;utm_medium=podcast&amp;utm_campaign=2016" target="_blank"><strong>FreshBooks.com/Tim&nbsp;</strong></a><strong>and enter "Tim Ferriss" in the "how did you hear about us" section.</strong></p><p><strong>Bonus:</strong> People constantly ask me "How can I get a four-hour workweek with a service business?" I tell them to download and read <a href="https://www.freshbooks.com/ebooks/breaking-the-time-barrier?ref=11806&amp;utm_source=tim-ferriss&amp;utm_medium=podcast&amp;utm_campaign=2016" target="_blank"><strong>Breaking the Time Barrier</strong></a> by FreshBooks — it's free.</p>