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DateMetriX uses personality type for matchmaking.

Key Features Of DateMetriX

• Forecast personality compatibility using our algorithm that considers psychometrics/personality types
• Profile verification score based, credit card verification, and profile completeness

HQ: Vancouver, BC
Press Contact: Dr. Timothy Sexton,

Product Notes

Product Note: Personality Compatibility Alignment (PCA)

Product Note: Profile Verification

Product Note: Common Interests Alignment (CIA)

Press Releases

August 18th, 2023
The Gene Pool App Is Now Available In The Google Play Store & The Apple Store

August 18th, 2023
The Date MetriX Dating App: Where Personality Enhances Connection

July 1st, 2023
DNA Romance Debutes Innovative Matchmaking for Sperm Donors, Co-parents, and Recipients

April 29th, 2022
The genetic matchmaking platform “DNA Romance” is now available in Spanish and Portuguese

April 25th, 2022
Celebrating International DNA Day By Translating DNA Romance From English To French, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Korean, Japanese and Chinese

February 14th, 2022
DNA Romance now in Portuguese!

February 5th, 2021
dnaPower and DNA Romance: Helping You Find Health and Romance During COVID

November 17th, 2020
Online dating during a lockdown: DNA Romance takes an opposites-attract approach to genetic matchmaking

February 9th, 2020
Looking for the Ultimate Healthy Romance? dnaPower Inc and DNA Romance have created the world’s first DNA partnership to bring you healthy diet information and romance based on your unique DNA

February 12th, 2019
Find Your Valentine Using DNA Matchmaking? DNA Romance Forecast 'Romantic Chemistry' Online

Press Mentions

San Francisco Standard

Would You Give Up Your DNA for Love? 6 Novel Dating App Alternatives


Some believe love is written in the stars, but what if your DNA markers hold the key to romantic chemistry?

Global Dating Insights

DNA Romance And Genera Partner To Matchmake Singles In South America


DNA Romance and Genera have announced that the companies have entered into a strategic partnership to use precision genomics to help single people in Brazil find their soulmate and lasting love.

Jornal de Brasilia

Tinder genético? Em parceria com Genera, nova plataforma de romance é lançada baseada no DNA


Encontrar o grande amor nunca foi tão fácil, isso porque você não perderá tempo com pretendes que não tenham nada a ver com você. A proposta da plataforma DNA Romance, em parceria com a Genera, é que você dê “match” com uma pessoa pela probabilidade de par ideal a partir do DNA.


How Advances In Technology And Science Could Impact The Dating And Matchmaking Industry


DNA Romance is a dating app that matches partners based on the information hidden in their DNA to forecast romantic chemistry.


How our DNA influences decisions about love


Far from a futuristic invention of the writers room, DNA matchmaking is already at play in the real world.




DNA Romance examines the four bases of DNA (As, Ts, Gs, and Cs) in 100 locations on chromosome six. But you’re not looking for direct mirror images. After all, as the saying goes, opposites attract.

Hacker Noon

AI Is Changing The Future Of Online Dating


Some dating AI applications go even further and attempt to predict the chemistry between two people based on their DNA profiles!


Love and Science: Can gene matching help you find a life partner?


the idea of using DNA to match singles with prospective partners sits at the heart of Netflix TV series The One and AMC's Soulmates. But far from a futuristic invention of the writers room, DNA matchmaking is already at play in the real world.

Dating News

DNA Romance: How a Dating App Uses Genetic Markers to Identify Romantic Chemistry


DNA Romance has distinguished itself from other online dating apps by investigating romantic chemistry on a genetic level.


DNA Romance: Is finding love in your DNA?


The new Netflix show “The One” is catching a lot of buzz for the way it portrays the idea that you can find your perfect match based on your DNA.

Movie Maker

Netflix’s The One: Is DNA-Based Dating a Real Thing?


DNA matching isn’t as simple and direct as it is in The One.

Elle Australia

Is DNA Dating Real? Netflix's 'The One' Makes A Case For Match Making À La Genetics. Match made in heaven (or a lab)?


IS DNA-BASED DATING REAL? Basically, yes, DNA-based dating does exist

Entertainment Daily

The One on Netflix: Can we really be matched by DNA? Could The One really happen?


Most physical traits are determined by our DNA… DNA can influence our relationships with other people.

Purple Revolver

Netflix's series The One: Could DNA dating become a reality?


It may come as a shock to hear that there has actually been a few apps over time which have tried to match partners through DNA and genetics.

Griffith University

Conversation Tim Sexton CEO of DNA Romance


The secret of attraction is in our genes. Here to tell about it is Dr Tim Sexton, a pioneer in this new and rapidly developing field.

The DNA Romance Dating Platform


That’s the premise behind DNA Romance, a research-focused dating site that forecasts how much “chemistry” is shared between matches using information hidden in their DNA.

Thrive Global

Love Is Changed Forever, Thanks To AI


The application of AI in the dating app scenario goes deeper than applying to find perfect matches through compatibility quizzes. Platforms like DNA Romance are using the AI-based algorithm to analyze DNA data and find the perfect matches for the users.

Global Dating Insites (GDI)

Why DNA Dating has Massive Potential


Since there is a genetic basis for “Romantic Chemistry” and that is well understood, DNA matchmaking has huge potential to forecast romantic chemistry online.

The Stranger

The Geekiest Way to Find Love


Growing body of evidence suggests that part of human attraction is based on just a few genes that control receptors in our immune system—and in these instances, opposites attract. DNA may be the newest romance language and the 'geekiest' way to find love".

WGN Radio720

Finding the Perfect Match Through DNA?


From dating apps to online dating, dating coaches and even matchmakers. However what if your perfect match is not based on your looks or even finances but DNA.


What will online dating be like in 2030?


The gene-matching evangelists propose that certain genes connected to your immune system, known as the major histocompatibility complex (MHC), govern who you're attracted to.

Geek Wire

This DNA-driven dating startup says love is in the air - and they'll help you sniff it out


“We are deciphering the essential elements behind the ‘scent of love’ and the ideal personality combinations for successful relationships,” said co-founder and CEO Timothy Sexton.


From VR to holograms: these are 2019's top dating trends


But, according to eHarmony, DNA could play a part in your dating life too. They point to the 'green shoots of a DNA matching movement', with companies including DNA Romance 'measuring compatibility based on cheek swabs and body scents'.


Experts predict 2019's biggest dating trends


Part of getting to know a romantic partner is about assessing if you like their DNA (when you kiss you exchange genetic information via your saliva).


Dating website matches you based on your DNA


However, our ability to smell each other is often confounded by the deodorants, perfumes and colognes we wear. Now, DNA Romance is getting straight to the genetic source of chemistry.

Unlucky in Love? Try These Weirdly Specific Dating Apps


Fed up of skin-deep dating apps? Then DNA Romance might be your new favorite app. It uses your DNA or personality type to match you with people based on actual science.

The University of Melbourne

What do we need to know about online genetic testing?


We found people who do these tests are searching for answers they haven’t been able to find in conventional medicine.

European Journal of Human Genetics

Australians' vies on personal genomic testing: focus group findings from the Genioz study


Companies also market DNA testing for ageing, including skin ageing [2]; some even offer DNA dating tests, suggesting this could guide choice of partners.

Discovery Parks

Announcing Generator 8.0!


Discovery Parks is pleased to announce the winners of the Generator Challenge 8.0 Competition: DNA Romance uses the science of genomics to revolutionize online dating by forecasting chemical attraction “chemistry” between single individuals online.


Dating website matches you based on your DNA


Sick and tired of looking for love? There's now a website that does it for you, using your DNA.


Does DNA Dating Pass the Genetic Sniff Test?


DNA Romance is the only DNA dating service with any sort of disclosed funding numbers: $600,000 raised back in 2014.

Know Techie

Find your science-backed match with DNA Romance


By studying the DNA of each user, people are matched with someone who is highly compatible, thus ensuring that the matchmaking is based on more solid foundations.

The Yucatan Times

Forget algorithms: To find a match with an Online Dating, DNA matching could be taking over


We found people who do these tests are searching for answers they haven’t been able to find in conventional medicine.

Nature Biotechnology

Reproducing with DNA


Finding partners through DNA profiles has yet to catch on, but the commercial sector for preconception and prenatal testing is booming. Malorye Allison Branca reports.


Season 12: DNA Romance


A husband and wife duo hope their chemistry with the Dragons will be enough to create a partnership.

The Star

Biometrics, real-time data poised to change dating


Canadian startup DNA Romance will release a more comprehensive matchmaking service on Valentine's Day, based on biological compatibility by using the results of already-available DNA tests, such as that offered by Mountain View genetics startup 23andMe.

San Francisco Chronicle

Biometrics, real-time data poised to change dating


In the future, Langston said, biological data could conceivably supplement the standard, lengthy personality questionnaire that comes with an eHarmony account.

Daily Hive

How Vancouver's dating scene transformed this summer


DNA Romance is an online dating services company that matches customers based on the compatibility of their DNA, thereby providing evidence-based matchmaking that goes beyond appearance and questionnaires.


DNA Romance is like OKCupid for your genes


DNA Romance, a startup Sexton is launching this week in Vancouver with his wife, Sauder School of Business associate fellow Judith Bosire, and University of British Columbia engineering researcher Abhijit Pandhari. They imagine the service a little like a genetic OKCupid; instead of answering hundreds of questions, users simply supply DNA data, and are matched accordingly.

Media Appearances


With the majority of new couples meeting online, how will technology of the future help us find our “perfect match”? This episode explores how tech like AI-driven tools and DNA analysis can be used to evaluate and predict human relationships.

See the trailer

Morning News

PIX II morning news

How to take a DNA test

Crowdfunding on Indiegogo

DNA Romance got started with the help of a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo way back in Nov 2016, see our early crowdfunding video here DNA Romance crowdfunding campaign

Dragons Den

The founders pitched to the CBC Dragons' Den Season 12: Episode 1. Filmed April 21st 2017, and aired on the 28th of September 2017 see more on CBC's Dragons' Den

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