Check Out Life at One of Canada's Hottest Startups

by Rob Lewis | Startups

Shopify is growing fast. And based on the video tour below, we shouldn't be surprised.

With a new office and over 100 employees, the ecommerce software company founded by Tobias Lütke in 2006 has become the premier place to work in Ottawa, and maybe even in all of Canada.

And they're hiring.


Today, over 17,000 active online stores in 80 countries are powered by Shopify. 

In October 2011, Shopify closed a $15 million Series B round from Bessemer Venture Partners, FirstMark Capital, Felicis Ventures, and Georgian Partners. This was 10 months after closing a $7 million Series A round in 2010.

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Shopify is a leading cloud-based, multichannel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses. Merchants can use the software to design, set up and manage their stores across multiple sales channels, including web, mobile, social media, marketplaces, brick-and-mortar locations, and pop-up shops. The platform also provides a merchant with a powerful back-office and a single... 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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