About us

Shopify powers millions of businesses worldwide

The all-in-one commerce platform to start, run, and grow a business.

Shopify story

The first Shopify store was our own

Over a decade ago, we started a store to sell snowboards online. None of the ecommerce solutions at the time gave us the control we needed to be successful—so we built our own. Today, businesses of all sizes use Shopify, whether they’re selling online, in retail stores, or on-the-go.

Our mission

Making commerce better for everyone

We help people achieve independence by making it easier to start, run, and grow a business. We believe the future of commerce has more voices, not fewer, so we’re reducing the barriers to business ownership to make commerce better for everyone.

Our team and our social impact

Creating a community for impact

Shopify has grown from 5 people in a coffee shop to over 10,000 across the globe. With millions of businesses powered by Shopify, we invest in our people and our communities. Our Social Impact initiatives focus on enabling an equitable future by building products and programs to support our team and merchants.

Our commitment to sustainability

We’re building a 100-year company

Shopify builds for the long term, and that means investing in our planet so that we can future proof Shopify and help our merchants future proof their businesses, too. Our Sustainability Fund includes kickstarting the carbon removal market and choosing renewable energy, reducing and removing our carbon emissions, and creating solutions for our merchants to do the same.

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