Are we creating too many technology companies? A look at Scottish IT and Telecoms companies

Only 11% of Scottish IT and Telecoms companies registered between October 2014 and June 2017 are real i.e. those companies with a website. 

In its recent research Company Connecting noticed a surge in the creation of IT and Telecoms companies in the Companies House data, combined with a high level of dissolved companies, and a corresponding reduction in the % of ‘real’ companies i.e. those which have a website rather than contractor companies.

In our full article we take an in depth look at the Scottish  IT and Telecoms companies registered with Companies House since 2000. We review the Companies House data and its relationship with real companies The recent surge in registrations of IT and Telecoms companies indicates that any use of theses numbers in statistics for economic growth or an indication of the heallth of the Scottish tech community should be treated with caution.

Follow the links below to the full article, and also other articles realted to tech companies.

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