About Shopify: What is Shopify?

Shopify is an intuitive e-commerce platform that empowers entrepreneurs to create their own online stores and conduct sales through its user-friendly interface. With Shopify, merchants can easily design a modern online store and market their products through various channels such as social media, online marketplaces, blogs and websites, as well as email, text and chat.


  • Tobias Lutke


  • Tobias Lutke
  • Daniel Weinand


  • Ottawa
  • Ontario
  • Canada

Valuation (Postmoney) or Market Cap:

$52.9 Billion

Total Raised:

Founding Date:

January 1, 2006

Investors (People):

Not found

Investor Firms:



  • E-commerce
  • Web Development Tools
  • No-Code / Low-Code Development
  • Developer Tool
  • Service Provider
  • Subscription
  • GraphQL
  • Digital Community
  • Buy Now, Pay Later
  • Shopping
  • Marketing
  • Enterprise Software
  • Software as a Service (SaaS)

Financing Round:

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