With Bitcoin Soaring, What's Next for Cryptocurrency in Scotland?

Can Brexit be cryptocurrency’s moment for the Scots? Willie Fleming of the Scotcoin Project answers.

In the wake of a historic vote for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union, Bitcoin has soared, reacting to sinking markets as confidence in the European economy temporarily faltered.

Scotland, meanwhile, voted overwhelmingly to remain in the EU, leading to predictions that the Scots will exit the UK, while not necessarily adopting the euro as their currency. This could lead to a prime situation for cryptocurrency to take firm root in Scotland.

Cointelegraph spoke with Willie Fleming, the director of the Scotcoin Project, an organization meant to spur the developmen