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Bumble's Whitney Wolfe Herd Makes Market History with IPO

Bumble made its public market debut this week, raising more than $2 billion in capital. But the more notable thing about the online dating app is its chief executive, Whitney Wolfe Herd. She's one of only 22 women who have founded and led a company — and a profitable one — to an IPO and is now the world's youngest female billionaire. Her achievements are to be celebrated but also highlights the inequalities women face in business and also with access to venture capital.

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Bumble's Whitney Wolfe Herd Makes Market History with IPO

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    Bumble IPO: The female founder behind the dating app making market history

    Bumble IPO: The female founder behind the dating app making market history

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    CNBC - Samantha Subin

    When Bumble founder and CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd launched the dating app in 2014, she wanted to solve a real-world 21st century relationship problem: …

    Bumble files for IPO

    Bumble files for IPO

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    CNN - Sara Ashley O'Brien

    CNN Business — Bumble, the company best known for its female-centered dating app, is getting ready for its big date with Wall Street. The company filed paperwork on Friday for an initial public offering, potentially setting it up for a Wall Street debut at a time when dating apps have become …

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