Shopify, leading ecommerce tech company in Canada, has opened a new R&D office in Toronto

Shopify has opened a new office in Toronto and is looking to hire up to 1,000 employees by 2019.  The new address is at 420 Wellington and can now accommodate up to 200 new employees.

Shopify is a Canadian e-commerce company headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario, that develops computer software for online stores and retail point-of-sale systems.


Mayors' Duel

Toronto Mayor John Tory had a bit of a spat with Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson when he called Shopify a Toronto success story. Jim Watson replied back that it is an Ottawa success story.  Then Craig Miller, Chief Product Officer at Shopify, had to get involved with the following iconic twit:

As for creating new tech jobs in Toronto, Stergios Anastasiadis, the director of engineering at Shopify, said that he will be hiring developers with experience in building mobile, application, and hardware development.

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