Candice Krieger

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.


There's a key to cashing in on carelessness

By Candice Krieger, October 25, 2012

Any successful entrepreneur will tell you that the best business ideas are those that solve a problem. And that is exactly what former television producer Barry Shaverin was trying to do when he started his award-nominated company, Life Continuity, formerly SpareKeys.


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.


Market Crashes are like Brain Seizures

By Candice Krieger, October 11, 2012

Seizures in the financial markets can be compared to seizures in the brain that happen during epileptic fits says PhD student, Dror Kenett.


The cupid phone app ticking all the boxes

By Candice Krieger, September 6, 2012

Wouldn't it be great if you could anonymously tell someone that you were attracted to them without the risk of being rejected? Now you can thanks a unique new dating app. Tick & Snap allows you to browse your mobile phone and Facebook contacts, ticking those you fancy.


Calling all start-ups

By Candice Krieger, August 30, 2012

Here's a challenge no start-up can afford to miss.

The JC, in partnership with some of the country's most respected businessmen, will be announcing details of a competition to find - and reward - the brightest and best in entrepreneurial talent.


Our start-up, it's child's play

By Candice Krieger, August 16, 2012

The baby product market is big business. As is the gadget industry. So why not combine the two? That is exactly what husband-and-wife, Darren and Alex Sher have done with their start-up, GadgetBaby.
The website sells the latest baby and toddler products from around the world, be it a child-proof doorstop or baby-food dispensing spoon.


'Don't turn your back on Europe' says Israeli investor David Solomon

By Candice Krieger, August 9, 2012

The thought of investing in Europe might send many investors running for the hills, yet according to investment expert David Solomon, Europe is still a fruitful place to do business. And particularly for Israeli companies.


The woman nurturing TV channel for babies

By Candice Krieger, August 2, 2012

In the weeks following a wedding, you'd expect most newlyweds to be on honeymoon.

But Israelis Maya and Liran Talit spent that time in London launching what was to become one of the world's most watched and talked about children's television channels.

BabyTV, provides high-quality programmes for children from birth to age four.


We're hoping to profit from the Olympics

By Candice Krieger, July 27, 2012

Managing Director Westfield UK and europe

In part two of our Olympics special, we talk to more entrepreneurs cashing in on London 2012.


Meet the East Enders Cashing in on the Olympics: Forman's Fish Island and Go London Tours

By Candice Krieger, July 19, 2012

London 2012 will bring new business opportunities for many. In the first of a two-part feature, we profile some of the entrepreneurs making the most of next week’s Games.


When London won the Olympic bid in 2005, Lance Forman, owner of famous smoked salmon manufacturer Forman’s, says his “heart sank.”


The new black taxi app that is hailing millions

By Candice Krieger, July 13, 2012

You know you are on to a good thing when Skype co-founder Niklas Zennström is backing your business. The co-founder of the revolutionary voice-over-internet service runs investment fund Atomico, which has ploughed money into popular mobile app, Hailo.


Top jobs are more flexible than you think

By Candice Krieger, July 6, 2012

Chief executives, finance directors and senior lawyers are among those opting for part-time hours, turning traditional employment concepts on their head.

There has been a significant increase in the demand for flexible working hours. And it is not just mothers abandoning the full-time culture.


Jimmy Wales tells us how to net a fortune the Wiki Way

By Candice Krieger, June 28, 2012

Successful start-ups are all about the execution says Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales.

Having a great business idea won’t make you a millionaire. It’s the execution that will.
Such a sentiment is sounded by Wikipedia founder and chief executive, Jimmy Wales.


'Not all good things in tech happen in Silicon Valley' says mySupermarket boss, Allon Bloch

By Candice Krieger, June 21, 2012

It is often said that the UK struggles when it comes to successful start-ups compared to other regions such as Silicon Valley, California, and Israel. Yet internet entrepreneur Allon Bloch would disagree.


I could make you a YouTube sensation

By Candice Krieger, June 14, 2012

YouTube is creating a new breed of millionaires. An increasing number of home-videos are being posted on the Google-owned video-sharing website, generating in some cases, six-figure sums for those who post them. Helping to make it happen is Hollywood film producer-cum-entrepreneur Damian Collier.


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.


The coin boss set to royally cash in from the Queen's Jubilee

By Candice Krieger, May 31, 2012

Investing in gold is simple. In fact, anyone can do it says gold coin entrepreneur Alan Demby.

The 57-year-old is the owner of the Scoin Shop, the world’s only high-street gold coin retailer, selling collectable and bullion coins. He is about to roll-out several dozen stores in malls and airports across the UK in an attempt to “democratise” buying gold and bring it to the mass market.


Healthy times for Holland and Barrett head of non-food, Emma Cockerill

By Candice Krieger, May 24, 2012

Europe's leading health-food chain are on an ambitious expansion drive.