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About DateID

On a mission to make online dating safer

The brave new world of modern romance

Historically, singles met through friends, family, co-workers and even neighbors. Individuals were accountable to their community and social checks and balances incentivized people to be authentic, transparent and treated each other with respect.

There is no accountability in online dating and another date is just a few swipes away; as a result, people treat each other as expendable. Deception has practically become routine, and common courtesy has been all but forgotten. 

Worst of all, the increasing frequency of ‘catfishing’, ‘sextortion’, romance scams, and even violent crime makes online dating a minefield.

DateID is addressing some of the underlying problems that are preventing online dating from realizing its full potential. We are bringing security, transparency and accountability to this new way of life so that compatible singles can find each other more easily.

We envision a world where deception, safety and security are no longer a problem; where there are more good first dates, significantly more second dates, and more satisfying connections for all. 

Meet the Team

Remy Tennant, MBA

Remy Tennant, MBA

Founder & Head of Product

A career digital marketer, Remy has worked in management roles at various Silicon Valley tech startups, including ChargePoint, Getaround, and DocuSign. He founded DateID after getting scammed multiple times and going on one too many bad first dates.

Brent Spore

Brent Spore

Design Vision

Brent is a user experience designer and brand officer. He’s had the pleasure to work closely with many different brands, including Blue Cross Blue Shield, Microsoft and T-Mobile. He’s managed all aspects of web development and creative services.

Erika Alexander

Erika Alexander

Head of Marketing

Erika has spent the last 20 years working in marketing roles at various leading B2B and B2C companies, including Safeway, Workday and now DocuSign. With years of online dating experience, she brings an invaluable female perspective to DateID.

Hunt Ethridge

Hunt Ethridge

Men's Dating Expert

Hunt Ethridge is a marketing expert and entrepreneur focusing on the business of dating and relationships. He is a founder and senior partner of International Dating Coach Association (IDCA), was a founder of LiveDatingAdvice.com and is the head coach and head of marketing at New York Dating Coach. He also has his own practice at HuntForAdvice.com.

Curtis Miller

Curtis Miller

CTO

Curtis is the founder and CEO of Velocity Labs, a software consultancy specializing in creating Ruby web applications. He has a masters in Computer Science with over 15 years programming and extensive startup experience.

Madeline Charles

Madeline Charles

Women's Dating Expert

Once Madeline Charles cracked the code on attracting the right relationship, she knew she had to share her wisdom with the world. Blending her professional experience as a licensed psychotherapist with intuition, Madeline shares equal parts practical and spiritual guidance, to support women in receiving a secure, healthy partnership. 

Meet the Team

Remy Tennant, MBA

Remy Tennant, MBA

Founder & Head of Product

A career digital marketer, Remy has worked in management roles at various Silicon Valley tech startups, including ChargePoint, Getaround, and DocuSign. He founded DateID after getting scammed multiple times and going on one too many bad first dates.

Brent Spore

Brent Spore

Design Vision

Brent is a user experience designer and brand officer. He’s had the pleasure to work closely with many different brands, including Blue Cross Blue Shield, Microsoft and T-Mobile. He’s managed all aspects of web development and creative services.

Erika Alexander

Erika Alexander

Head of Marketing

Erika has spent the last 20 years working in marketing roles at various leading B2B and B2C companies, including Safeway, Workday and now DocuSign. With years of online dating experience, she brings an invaluable female perspective to DateID.

Hunt Ethridge

Hunt Ethridge

Men's Dating Expert

Hunt Ethridge is a marketing expert and entrepreneur focusing on the business of dating and relationships. He is a founder and senior partner of International Dating Coach Association (IDCA), was a founder of LiveDatingAdvice.com and is the head coach and head of marketing at New York Dating Coach. He also has his own practice at HuntForAdvice.com.

Curtis Miller

Curtis Miller

CTO

Curtis is the founder and CEO of Velocity Labs, a software consultancy specializing in creating Ruby web applications. He has a masters in Computer Science with over 15 years programming and extensive startup experience.

Madeline Charles

Madeline Charles

Women's Dating Expert

Once Madeline Charles cracked the code on attracting the right relationship, she knew she had to share her wisdom with the world. Blending her professional experience as a licensed psychotherapist with intuition, Madeline shares equal parts practical and spiritual guidance, to support women in receiving a secure, healthy partnership. 

Foundational Research

In a survey of over 470 online dating users, we validated our own experience that online dating is broken, in part due to the fact that users are lying to each other. 95% of people Google each other before meeting in order to avoid bad actors–and worse first dates. Here are some common online dating pain points.

Date Better with DateID

Stay safe

Users have verified identities and have passed public record checks.

Be secure

Protect yourself from the dangers of ‘catfishing’ and ‘sextortion’.

Get more dates

Stand out from the crowd and get more dates by showing you’re legit.

Find your match

Get the information you need to find a compatible partner.

Save time

Avoid hours of weeding through fake and incomplete profiles.

Black book

Manage top dating prospects from all sites in a single location.