Jag Singh

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Jag Singh is an American Internet entrepreneur and political strategist. He is the managing director of Techstars.[1]

Career[edit]

He founded Labourhome, MessageSpace,[2] and YouFundMe.[3] LabourHome was acquired by the New Statesman Magazine in 2008.[4]

In 2011, Singh worked as Director of Digital for the No To AV referendum campaign.[5] Singh co-founded WESS Digital with Matthew Elliott, Paul Staines, and Andrew Whitehurst in 2013. The firm created a database based on issue-based campaigns to be used by political parties to analyse how people vote.[6]

He was listed in Iain Dale's list of top 100 left wingers in 2008.[7] In 2018, Singh was in the Financial Times list of the UK's top 100 black and minority ethnic leaders in technology.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The UK's top 100 black and minority ethnic leaders in technology". Financial Times. Retrieved 26 November 2018.
  2. ^ "'We own the political market', says MessageSpace co-founder Jag Singh". Campaign Live. 26 July 2016.
  3. ^ "Guido Fawkes editor in big data analysis venture". Research Live. 15 March 2013.
  4. ^ "New Statesman co-owner buys LabourHome blog". The Guardian. 24 July 2008.
  5. ^ Singh, Jag (16 May 2011). "Jag Singh: Labour's digital expert on the No to AV campaign". PR Week.
  6. ^ "Campaigners target political parties with ambitious plans". PR Week. 14 March 2013.
  7. ^ "Top 100 left wingers: 100-76". The Telegraph. 19 September 2008.