Bumble’s networking app BumbleBizz is set to be launched today.
BumbleBizz will let users create a networking profile to “look for work, find a business partner, or hire new talent”, but as with the dating product, only women can initiate contact.
In an interview last month, Bumble CEO & founder Whitney Wolfe said that with the release, the Bumble dating product will be rebranded to Bumble Honey.
And after almost being released last summer, Bumble Bizz is being unveiled today in the US, Canada, UK, France and Germany.
Wolfe said: “Love, friendship, networking — these are all critical connections and the foundation of a healthy, happy life. We want to bring you closer to all of these connections, in an empowered way.”
The networking tool is designed to help Bumble users make business contacts, letting users create profiles that detail their job history, skills and any opportunities they might be looking for.
You can also add a portfolio to your profile to showcase your work to potential employers.
Users of the product can also offer to mentor other members of the platform, giving mentees live advice and guidance.
BumbleBizz comes complete with the same photo verification tool that is available on Bumble, enabling users to verify their profile pictures.
Last month, Wolfe also revealed that Bumble has over 20m users, adding 50,000 per day, and is on track to make $150m in revenue in 2018.
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