According to a survey by Market Business News published on the 5th April 2018, the number of new tech companies launched in Scotland in 2017 was 77% up on the previous year. The UK average was 59% up on 2016.
This increase is explained by RSM and reported in Insider, as:
‘These figures show very clearly that despite the fears of a post-referendum slowdown, Scotland’s tech sector is growing at a healthy rate. There are a number of reasons for this. Scottish universities are playing a key role in developing and nurturing exceptional talent and we continue to attract the world’s brightest and best.’
Other reasons have been reported here, such as:
Reasons to be cheerful?