Shopify is a Canadian e-commerce company headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario. It is also the name of its proprietary e-commerce platform for online stores and retail point-of-sale systems.
Shopify offers online retailers a suite of services “including payments, marketing, shipping and customer engagement tools to simplify the process of running an online store for small merchants.
Shopify was founded in 2004 by Tobias Lütke, Daniel Weinand, and Scott Lake after attempting to open Snowdevil, an online store for snowboarding equipment. Unsatisfied with existing e-commerce products on the market, Lütke and team decided to build their own.
Since then, Shopify has become the leading e-commerce platform powering over one million businesses in more than 175 countries. In 2019, Shopify had gross merchandise volume (GMV) of $41.1 billion USD. In the same year it was ranked as Canada’s most valuable tech company, with a valuation of $15.7 billion USD.
So does Shopify pay good? The answer is yes! Shopify is a great place to work with many perks and a good salary.