Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Tinder's Parent Firm, Match Group, Spurned By Bumble, Say Reports
Match Group, the parent company of dating app developer Tinder, reportedly was spurned by dating app developer Bumble, according to multiple reports on Wednesday morning. According to those reports, Bumble turned down a $450M acquisition offer from Match Group in the last two months. Match Group owns Match.com, OkCupid, Tinder, and a number of other dating sites. Bumble was founded by former Tinder executive Whitney Wolfe, who left Tinder in 2012 she alleged sexual harassment by one of Tinder's founding executives.