"Bumble is less predatory."Two years in, Wolfe, 26, has learned of "Bumble babies" and has heard from numerous women that the app helped them take the initiative in many areas of their lives, not just in love.
"A lot of people create products that change how we live," Wolfe says.
Designed to counteract the notion that, while women can pursue their dream jobs, "God forbid you text a guy first," Wolfe says, it racked up 3 million users in its first 14 months.
Wolfe's entrepreneurial streak showed itself early. She started her first business while at Southern Methodist University in Dallas—eco-friendly totes sold online (proceeds benefited the Gulf oil spill cleanup) that caught the eye of Nicole Richie and Kate Bosworth—and at 22 she joined the team that went on to create Tinder.
In 2014, however, she famously resigned and filed a sexual harassment suit against the business (she can't discuss the outcome, but it was reportedly settled for $1 million).