Reuben Sagar
Reuben Sagar is part of the entrepreneurial team at Onfido, where he leads on business development with on-demand and Sharing Economy businesses.

Onfido uses AI and machine learning to automate remote verification and background checking on individuals. Clients include Uber, Deliveroo, JustGiving and BlaBlaCar.

Reuben has a depth of experience in the on-demand sector having previously led on biz dev and partnerships for Hire Space, JustPark and Job Today.

Reuben is also a Saltire Foundation Scholar.

Entries by Reuben Sagar

Service Based Industries Are Logging-On to Provide Digital Platforms

(0) Comments | Posted June 1, 2015 | 3:46 PM

For years, retailers have been heavily investing in their e-commerce platforms to help them increase margins, improve services and widen their offering. Today, the average pushed-for-time family wouldn't hesitate to buy their groceries online and we all use Amazon to buy - well, everything.

However, it's only much more recently...

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Ten Apple Watch Apps You Won't Want to Live Without

(2) Comments | Posted May 20, 2015 | 2:21 PM

Day-to-day life can be stressful, and we need all the technological help we can get to stay on top of it. To promote calmness and convenience, I've tested a selection of the best new Apple Watch apps to help get you through the day. The gadget may not change your...

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Top 10 Tips for Weddings on a Budget

(2) Comments | Posted December 23, 2013 | 1:27 PM

New data reported in the Huffington Post yesterday found that Christmas Eve is the most popular day for UK proposals. Fingers crossed, that means a lot of happy couples will be off organising wedding ceremonies very soon.

With the tightening of belts continuing post-recession, though, planning on...

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Bitcoin: Testing the All Publicity Is Good Publicity Theory

(1) Comments | Posted October 3, 2013 | 2:40 PM

News broke today of a raid by the FBI of Silk Road, a site allowing users across the world to purchase illegal drugs. Pretty shocking right? Well not for world's press, interestingly the reporting around the piece has focused not on the existence of a well known platform selling illegal...

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How to Make the Most of Square Meal: Venues and Events? The Expert's Guide

(0) Comments | Posted September 16, 2013 | 3:26 PM

Square Meal: Venues & Events, London's largest venue showcase arrives in the Capital this week, showing off some of the city's biggest and most popular venues.

The event is a mecca for regular event bookers and wedding organisers. But a visit can - if not planned properly - be...

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Crowd Funding: More Fun Than a Flexi-rate

(0) Comments | Posted August 27, 2013 | 8:14 AM

Whether it's the rise of the middle class, greater transparency in the financial markets or just the Great British public's eye for a bargain, Crowd Funding for tech firms is on the rise. With the increase supported by a number of exciting new start-ups, many of which are London based,...

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Hyperlocal Content, Who Writes It?

(0) Comments | Posted August 2, 2013 | 6:21 AM

Hyperlocal blogs are growing, every postcode has one and local politicians and businessmen are zelously courting their writer's favour. But who are the pen pushers behind hyperlocal and why are they bothering to push the their virtual pens?

For anyone who has ever been to a local council meeting the...

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In Conversation with Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen at the LSE

(0) Comments | Posted May 28, 2013 | 7:58 AM

So I should start by making it clear that I wasn't personally in conversation with these two tech tzars. As much as I would have loved to have a one-on-one I was instead a member of the 400 strong audience packed into a crowded lecture theatre in central London.

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The Best Rooftop Bars in London

(0) Comments | Posted April 26, 2013 | 2:56 PM

As the sun begins to break through the dense cloud that has covered London and made the city look like a place from beyond 'The Wall' for much of the year, Londoners are now getting itchy feet and the city's sunbathers are beginning to pitch up at any...

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How to Contact a Journalist: Learning the Start-Up Way

(1) Comments | Posted January 24, 2013 | 10:41 AM

Working in a start-up brings a number of challenges, beyond building your own desk (previous job) and being able to make delicious smoothies (current job). One of the biggest challenges is building a skill base in a role without relying on in-house training, because although your team will always be...

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Eric Pickles' '50 Ways To Save': How UK Tech Can Help

(0) Comments | Posted December 20, 2012 | 12:21 PM

Rather fortuitously my latest Meetup trip came at the same time as an interesting and highly relevant announcement from Eric Pickles, the communities secretary, who yesterday released a document that encourages local councils to look at ways for making savings.
Titled '50 ways to Save'one idea,...

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Tech City: An Insider's Introduction to the People of the Roundabout

(2) Comments | Posted December 12, 2012 | 1:44 PM

The past couple of weeks have been big ones in this small, traffic junction heavy part of London. Silicon Roundabout has cemented its position as the centre of the UK's tech industry. And, under the joint auspices of David Cameron and Boris Johnson, the area will soon get a £50...

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