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Whitney Wolfe Herd made history last week as the youngest self-made billionaire and the youngest female founder to take a company public in the United States. At 31 years old, the founder of Bumble, the only dating app where women make the first move, headed to Wall Street to take her company public with her majority-female board.

The company priced itself at $2.2 billion in an initial public offering that exceeded expectations and valued the firm at over $7 billion. According to Reuters, Wolfe Herd’s net worth is nearing $2 billion since the company has gone public.

Wolfe Herd is…

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Adriana Diaz is a freelance writer based in Manhattan. She covers a wide range of topics with a specific interest in women’s issues.

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