Tetia Bayoro's business, Chap Chap Snacks, sells traditional African snacks on a subscription basis, sending customers a new package of goodies each month.
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.
Nazim Ahmed lands $3 million in seed funding for platform to help entrepreneurs produce personalized products such as T-shirts and artwork that feature photographs provided by customers.
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.
Software firms Shopify and Klipfolio are among the local organizations that are requiring workers to get two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine before they can return to the office.
CEO Tobi Lütke tweeted the announcement this week and says he made the decision "because science."
Ottawa-based e-commerce firm says it earned US$879.1 million, up from US$36 million a year earlier.
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.