Big ideas

Make money online selling anything

By Candice Krieger, February 14, 2013

Fancy setting up your own online business? Now you can — and for $20 — courtesy of an innovative Israeli-start-up.
Founded in 2011, IzzoNet is an e-commerce platform that helps users to build a website from scratch.
It has been dubbed one of the hottest new companies to come out of Israel. It has over 500 clients and is already considering a listing on the London market later this year.


It's never been easier to surf the web

By Candice Krieger, December 13, 2012

Israeli start-up WalkMe’s aim is simple: make anyone’s web experience as easy as possible.


There's a guardian angel for traders

By Candice Krieger, December 10, 2012

Trading just got a lot less risky, courtesy of an innovative Israeli company which helps traders make better, and more efficient, decisions in real-time.

CPattern uses a unique technology-driven methodology to analyse traders’ behaviour and then directs the trader to the strengths and weaknesses of their trading style, prolonging their lifespan as an active trader.


A new app that helps you make the most of your customers

By Candice Krieger, November 8, 2012

Social media has become a key device in the savvy marketer’s toolkit. Yet many businesses struggle to capitalise on the opportunities it presents. Cue eDealya, an Israeli start-up that enables brands to engage with their customers on a different level.


The new "kosher" app for foodies around the globe

By Candice Krieger, November 1, 2012

Kosher consumers need never be hungry again. Novel new mobile app Kosher Near.Me uses GPS technology that allows you to find kosher restaurants in pretty much any location. Launched in the US last April, the service is now available via the Apple store in the UK, Canada and Australia with Europe, in particular France, also on the agenda.


Schmoozing for work just got a whole lot easier

By Candice Krieger, October 22, 2012

Networking through social media is transforming the way we do business. And helping to make this happen are Israeli entrepreneurs Eran Ben-Shushan, Alon Alroy and Boaz Katz. The trio are the brains behind Bizzabo — the popular smartphone app that lets event organisers and attendees make the most of real-time networking opportunities at conferences or business gatherings.


The App That Proves it's the Thought That Counts

By Candice Krieger, June 8, 2012

Ever wondered what the person sitting opposite you on the train is thinking? Now you can find out thanks to a quirky new iPhone app that brings yet another dimension to social networking.


There is help at hand for online shoppers

By Candice Krieger, March 8, 2012

Talk about handy. Techno buff Robin Landy has created a real-time internet tool that automatically finds the lowest prices, without using a price comparison website.

Called InvisibleHand, the free download informs you when and where there are lower prices available on the product or service you are searching for.


The Israeli-made camera making our roads safer

By Candice Krieger, February 16, 2012

Many of the world's most serious traffic-law violations are difficult to enforce says computer expert Yaniv Alon.


Calling all businesses...

By Candice Krieger, January 12, 2012

Iftach Ben Zvi is obsessed with start-up ideas. Unsurprising then that at the age of 70, he has come up with his latest: a video chat application for businesses.

TiviClick enables companies and organisations to offer a video chat option on their website so that visitors can initiate real-time communication with sales and customer support representatives.