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Shopify Acquires Select Start Studios And Expands Into New Headquarters

Submitted by on February 1, 2012 – 10:40 am

Ottawa’s Shopify had a very good year, they secured $15 million in funding, and recorded almost 4 million orders totally close to $275 million in sales.  Today, they announced they have acquired  Select Start Studios, which they have said will allow the company to rapidly execute on their mobile growth strategy. Select Start was Co-Founded by Tariq Zaid who will be joining Shopify with his team of over 20 mobile engineers and designers.

Shopify also announced they company will be moving into a new 17,000 sq ft headquarters in Ottawa’s ByWard Market.

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Dave Forde

Dave “The Connector” Forde has been involved in the technology industry across Canada for over 10 years in sales and marketing roles, he launched PR In Canada, and on Profectio.

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