.London, UK
The dating apps have tied up with the UK government to boost vaccination. (Photo credit: Unsplash)

  • Dating apps launched a campaign encouraging British users to post "I got my shot" on their profiles
  •  The partnership includes apps like Tinder, Bumble and Hinge
  • 27 million people in the UK have received both vaccine doses

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The Bumble dating app was launched in 2014 by Whitney Wolfe Herd. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • On the dating app Bumble, women make the first move
  • The company is currently being valued at $13 billion.
  • Bumble offered 50 million shares at a price of $43 each

.New York, NY, USA
Whitney Wolfe Herd, 31, made her dating company public, becoming the world’s youngest female CEO to do so. (Photo credit: Twitter/@WhitWolfeHerd)

  • Wolfe Herd's enterprise was built upon a market which was essentially in-demand but underserved of her product
  • The application turned traditional dating norms upside down by letting women make the first move
  • In all of 2020, two other female-led companies became public in US apart from Bumble, among a total of 559 companies

.Austin, TX, USA
At 31, Whitney White Wolfe became the youngest CEO to take an American company public. (Photo Credit: Instagram/bumble)

  • Bumble Inc. made its debut on NASDAQ, where its shares soared 67% to $72 at around 1:00 pm
  • Founder and CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd's 11.6% stake in the company is now worth $1.5 billion
  • Bumble is only the third company to go public in the US over the past year to have been founded by women