Candice's Corner


Candice Krieger

Candice Krieger

Registered: 1 April 2008
Location: Highgate
Hello. Welcome to my page. I'm the JC's Business and People editor. Whatever the story - start-ups to successes - I want to know who's up to what in the community. Know someone I should feature? I'd love to hear from you, so please send me a message.




It’s a whole new world as health charity gets down to business

By Candice Krieger, October 10, 2014

Tamara Arbib is one determined mumpreneur — and she’s set on bringing nutrition to the masses.

For five years, she desperately tried to promote healthy eating through her charity, A Team Foundation.

But her efforts were washed out by big businesses looking to do the same.

Arbib, who set up the charity with her husband Ben, believed that their outreach was limited.


Car parking guru finds a space in the market

By Candice Krieger, September 19, 2014

Gap-year student Anthony Eskinazi was on his way to a baseball game in san Francisco and couldn’t find anywhere to park.

Frustrated and driving round in circles,he spotted an empty drive metres from the Giants stadium. This was the moment that lay the foundations for his latest enterprise.


Time for transparent management

By Candice Krieger, April 5, 2013

The UK investment industry is failing its clients, says Alan Miller, one of the world’s most respected fund managers.

Mr Miller, the founding shareholder of New Star Asset Management, believes there is a lack of transparency between fund managers and their clients.


Algae - it has real appeal, financially

By Candice Krieger, March 29, 2013

An Israeli kibbutz located north of Eilat is not alone in seeing the potential of one of its products. Its Algatechnologies business, which commercially cultivates microalgae to supply one of the world’s most powerful antioxidants available for human consumption (astaxanthin), has been bought by a leading UK investment firm.


Join our Flat-Club, we've taken the top prize in JC competition

By Candice Krieger, March 20, 2013

Two Israelis have won the JC’s first Young Entrepreneurs’ Challenge. Nitzan Yudan and Tomer Kalish, now based in London, were chosen by the judges to receive the unprecedented prize: £10,000 from the judging panel, £10,000 from Investec Specialist Bank, £5,000 of strategic consultancy from Albion London and free accountancy advice from leading north London firm, Berg Kaprow Lewis.


Who else is pitching their way to the £20,000?

By Candice Krieger, March 14, 2013

Last week, we revealed the first three finalists in the JC’s Young Entrepreneurs’ Challenge. Today, we introduce the final two, in with a chance of winning over £20,000.
Backed by some of the biggest names in business, including Investec Specialist Bank, the competition aims to find the start-up stars of the future.


It's time to reveal the final five vying for the top prize

By Candice Krieger, March 7, 2013

Six months ago, the JC launched its biggest — and most rewarding — business competiton to date.
Backed by some of the biggest names in business, including Investec Specialist Bank, the initiative aims to find the start-up stars of the future.


Meet the man who's making insurance sexy - and sociable

By Candice Krieger, February 28, 2013

Times are a-changing. Social media has been influencing many areas of the business world, and is now gaining ground in the insurance market.
The insurance industry, typically old-fashioned in its practice, is heading for an unprecedented overhaul as the emerging influence of social media takes hold.
Helping to drive the revolution is financial services expert, Steven Mendel.


Coming soon to a screen near you: your favourite car brand

By Candice Krieger, February 21, 2013

Advertisers, and companies alike, take heed; product placement is set to soar this year. The format - paying for brands to appear on screen – has already been adopted by the film, and more recently, television world, but industry experts predict it will really take off this year.


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.


How would you score your job?

By Candice Krieger, February 7, 2013

You can now search for a job the same way you would search for a holiday.
A revolutionary new business has been launched that is heralding a change in UK recruitment. TheJobCrowd, founded by husband-and-wife team Keren Mitchell and Natasha Freeman, enables recent graduates to review and rate their own positions.


There's a new brand of accommodation in town

By Candice Krieger, January 31, 2013

It may seem like a precarious time to launch a new property venture, but as prominent player Larry Lipman points out, with every crisis, comes opportunity.

Mr Lipman is the managing director of publicly-quoted real-estate company, Safeland, whose principal activities include trading, development and investment.


Tutoring — for the digital age

By Candice Krieger, January 24, 2013

A growing number of investors and businessmen believe that education is the one-to-watch sector for technology to disrupt.

Robert Grabiner is one of them. A former executive director of programme management at ABN AMRO, he has launched an online start-up, which he hopes could revolutionise the traditional tutoring market.


'The way I look at the UK is a bit like the way I look at Tesco" says the head of infrastructure funds at Lloyds

By Candice Krieger, January 17, 2013

It might seem an unlikely comparison but Gershon Cohen, the chief executive of infrastructure funds at Lloyds Bank, believes that the UK is similar to leading supermarket chain, Tesco: they are both successful in some areas and not so hot in others.


"Don't become another estate agent" says ad star

By Candice Krieger, January 10, 2013

The property world does not need any more Jewish entrepreneurs — the creative industries do. Such a sentiment is sounded by advertising big wig Malcolm Green, the former executive creative director of Delaney Lund Knox Warren & Partners, the agency behind the famous Halifax television adverts.