Canadian Ecommerce Leader Launches Shopify Mobile for iPhone

by Rob Lewis | Technology

Earlier this year Ottawa's Shopify announced that it acquired award-winning mobile shop Select Start Studios Inc. (S3).

This strategic acquisition was their first major investment since raising a $15 million Series B round and set up Shopify with the ammunition to rapidly execute on their mobile growth strategy.

“After seeing a massive increase in mobile transactions at Shopify, we believe there is great demand and opportunity for m-commerce,” said CEO Tobi Lütke at the time. “The S3 acquisition brings in top talent that will rapidly deliver on our mobile strategy, and produce several new mobile product offerings this year.”

Today Shopify launched Shopify Mobile and it looks pretty slick.

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Shopify is an Ottawa based commerce platform that allows anyone to easily sell online, at their retail location, and everywhere in between. Shopify offers a professional online storefront, a payment solution to accept credit cards, a point of sale system to power retail sales and a card reader to accept payments through a mobile phone. Shopify currently powers over 165,000 active online stores... more

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Rob Lewis

Rob Lewis

Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more

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