Shopify

Founders say they aim to be at the forefront of a new generation of made-in-Ottawa tech titans led by the “Shopify mafia”.
That's up from last year’s total of $2.4 billion and more than double 2019’s tally. 
Ottawa-based e-commerce firm reported a third-quarter profit of nearly US$1.15 billion, boosted by an unrealized gain on its equity investments.
Deal is just the latest in a string of new partnerships for Shopify over the past several months as the Ottawa firm seeks to capitalize on the e-commerce boom.
The Ottawa-based e-commerce powerhouse’s share price has risen 846 per cent on the Toronto exchange over the last three years.
Shopify's president joins a group that also includes tennis star Naomi Osaka, Tesla CFO Zach Kirkhorn and TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew.
Latest departure from Ottawa-based firm's leadership team comes after three members of its C-suite left the company earlier this year.
Ottawa firm says that as of Aug. 1 it won't take any share of the first $1 million in revenue developers make every year on products they design for the company's software.
Backbone Angels is among the investors in T.O.-based firm's $1.7-million seed round. 
Ottawa e-commerce giant said net income soared to US$1.26 billion in the first three months of 2021, up from the US$31.4-million net loss it reported for the same period last year.