What would a second Scottish referendum mean for tech startups?

Mar 17, 2017 · http://techcitynews.com

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With the wheels of Brexit in motion, first minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced she plans to ask the UK government for permission to hold another referendum in Scotland, which would allow Scots to decide whether or not they want to be part of the UK.

Given the vast majority of Scottish voters opted to remain in the EU in June’s referendum, it stands to reason that Sturgeon would want to put the vote to the people once again.

The country boasts a thriving startup community with strong international and European connections, while many English SMEs have additional offices in Scotland.

The possibility of a second independence referendum raises questions on how this community would be impacted. We asked tech startups from both sides of the border for their thoughts.

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