About Shopify (Exit via IPO)

Tobi Lutke

Shopify is a commerce platform that provides individuals and businesses the infrastructure to quickly and easily sell products online and in-store.

Founder & CEO: Tobias Lütke

HQ: Ottawa, ON, Canada

Founded: 2004

Exit: May 2015 (via IPO)

Idea

Shopify is the leading cloud-based, multi-channel 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 merchants with a powerful back-office and a single view of their business.

The Shopify platform was engineered for reliability and scale, making enterprise-level technology available to businesses of all sizes. Shopify currently powers over 325,000 businesses in approximately 150 countries and is trusted by brands such as Tesla Motors, Red Bull, Nestle, GE, Kylie Jenner, and many more.

Shopify went public on May 21, 2015 on the  New York Stock Exchange ("SHOP") and Toronto Stock Exchange ("SH").

"SHOP"
Shopify Ticker: New York Stock Exchange
"SH"
Shopify Ticker: Toronto Stock Exchange
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