Founding History of Shopify
Founded by Tobias Lütke, Scott Lake, and Daniel Weinand.
Purchased shopify.com domain name in April 2005 and the jadedpixel.com domain name in July 2005.
Started design and development work in August 2005.
Incorporated as Jaded Pixel Technologies in January 2006.
Launched in closed beta in April 2006 and in open beta in June 2006.
Amended company name to Shopify Inc. in November 2011.
Raised more than $120 million USD in 4 rounds of funding.
Started trading on the NYSE in May 2015.
Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada.
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Year 1 of Shopify
Version 1 of Shopify (Website)
Stats of Shopify (Pre-IPO)
Full Year 1 of Shopify
AUG 2005 to JUL 2006
Extras of Shopify
Articles of Incoporation
Leo Laporte interviews Scott Lake
Leo Laporte interviews Tobias Luetke
Tobi Lutke - Founder & CEO of Shopify