Bumble is a social discovery app with a unique twist: encouraging women to make the first move. Using a modern day Sadie Hawkins concept, Bumble creates a selective and meaningful environment for connecting with and discovering new people.

The woman always makes the first move, and if she doesn't say something to a new connection within 24 hours, that connection disappears forever!

For same sex connections, or friendship, either person has 24 hours to make the first move, or that connection will disappear!

Feel like 24 hours just isn't enough time? No problem. We let you extend one connection for an additional 24 hours each day.

HQWilmington, US
Size (employees)482 (est)+17%
Bumble was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Wilmington, US
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Key People/Management at Bumble

Whitney Wolfe

Whitney Wolfe

Founder & CEO

Bumble Office Locations

Bumble has offices in New York and Wilmington
Wilmington, US (HQ)
1209 N Orange St
New York, US
130 5th Ave
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Bumble Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

Bumble's latest valuation is reported to be $1 b.

Bumble Revenue

Bumble's revenue was reported to be $100 m in Y, 2017

Revenue (Y, 2017)

100 m

Market valuation

1 b
USDY, 2017E


100 m
USDY, 2017


628.9 k
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Bumble Operating Metrics

Bumble's Registered Users was reported to be 30 m in Apr, 2018.
Dec, 2014Dec, 2015Feb, 2017Jul, 2017Oct, 2017Dec, 2017Feb, 2018Apr, 2018

Registered Users

1 m12.50 m18 m22 m26 m30 m


80 m750 m1.30 b

Messages Sent

2.50 b3 b

Monthly Downloads

100 k
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Bumble Online and Social Media Presence

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Bumble News and Updates

This is why Bumble banned all photos of guns

Bumble CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd has never strived for neutrality. Banning photos of guns seemed like the next logical step. Last month, Twitter took flak for its latest bout of inertia when the platform opted not to permanently ban Infowars conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. It was yet another show of Tw…

Badoo and Bumble entrepreneur invests £3.5m into latest over-50s dating app

Today (September 7), Lumen, the first ever app-only dating platform dedicated to the over-50s, launches in the UK. Backed by Andrey Andreev - the man behind Badoo, Bumble and Chappy - Lumen builds on insights from existing dating services to provide an age-appropriate dating community for more than …

Dating app Bumble says buzz off to Facebook, plans Hive space expansion next year

Whitney Wolfe Herd, the founder and CEO of social and dating app Bumble, said today that Facebook’s move into dating is a “huge validation, the best thing that could happen to the dating space, maybe ever.” But all the same, the profitable service — which is notable for how it puts women into the dr…

Bumble launches Snooze button to pause dating for a digital detox

Bumble doesn’t want you to delete your account when you get into a relationship, go on vacation, or just need a break from your phone. So today it’s launching a Snooze button that lets you stop showing up to people swiping through potential matches for a day, three, a week, or indefinitely. You’ll a…

Bumble Adds Snooze Feature: ‘We Aren’t Scared of Damaging Our Bottom Line’

A little something for users looking for a digital detox.
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Bumble Company Life and Culture

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