They’re people just like you: They have a lot of stuff, or the desire to try new things, and they’re interested in the world-changing potential of the sharing economy movement. Or they just like getting access to cool things.

So can I trust them?

Trust is the number one thing we think about at Team Quupe. We vet all of our users. We confirm phone numbers, emails, social media, and in order to make a purchase through the app, they must register a credit card through our payments-processing system. The cofounder of AirBNB, Joe Gebbia, had a great line about this: “The sharing economy is commerce with the promise of human connection.”

What methods do we use for verification?

We currently use, email, phone and social network verification. Our ID and address verification will be integrated soon.