David Prosser is a former business editor of The Independent who now writes for a variety of publications, often focusing on small and medium-sized enterprises and entrepreneurship.
David Prosser: The booming FinTech 50 businesses are exploring the use of new technologies – and many are British
24 January 2014 02:51 AM
Has Britain found its niche in the dotcom 2.0 boom? The growing number of financial technology businesses that are based in the UK but successful in the global marketplace suggests it just might have done – and rightly so, given its importance as a financial services hub.
David Prosser: Better belatedly than never, Brussels is standing back to let us support the engine rooms of recovery
17 January 2014 12:00 AM
David Prosser: Britain's SMEs should weigh up the pros and cons of Bitcoins before trading in the virtual currency
10 January 2014 12:00 AM
David Prosser: Companies on the under-the-radar Aim provide lesser-spotted value as the whole index performs
20 December 2013 12:00 AM
David Prosser: If you can't beat 'em, join 'em: high street retailers must embrace the internet to secure their future
13 December 2013 12:00 AM
Small Talk: Why Aim should aim to raise its standards and lose that Wild West image with wary investors
21 November 2013 11:30 PM
Critics of the Alternative Investment Market like to portray London's junior stock exchange as the Wild West of capital markets, warning that its light touch regulation is far too open to abuse. These accusations are often overblown, but with Aim now finally turning a corner after years of difficult trading, it can't afford any suggestion it is an easy place to hide bad apples.
Small Talk: We need venture capitalists or a brave Business Bank to put up the money if Britain wants to have a Twitter of its very own
11 November 2013 12:52 AM
Last week’s Twitter IPO is yet another reminder that Britain isn’t producing technology businesses that are capable of reaching the same dizzying heights as the social media giants of California.
04 November 2013 12:20 AM
The biggest lie is that lending at the bank disappointed as small firms didn’t want to borrow
28 October 2013 01:21 AM
‘It isn’t their job to tell people what they should or shouldn’t invest their money in’
21 October 2013 12:32 AM
Pension providers... have become increasingly picky about whom they want to accept
Stephen Fry explains what he would say if he was 'confronted by God'
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
Have we reached 'peak food'? Shortages loom as global production rates slow
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
President Putin is a dangerous psychopath - reason is not going to work with him
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
- 1 Three-year-old boy shoots pregnant mother and father in New Mexico
- 2 Stephen Fry explains what he would say if he was 'confronted by God'
- 3 Jewish community urged to boycott Cornwall village after residents vote for 'Hitlers Walk' sign to be reinstated
- 4 Gorillaz Phase 4: Cartoon supergroup is back as new artwork is unveiled
- 5 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'