Really humbled and excited that Shopify has been named as one of the world’s most innovative companies in retail. See full article here.
Quoted: “I believe that we should all endeavor to produce our best work, and managers and entrepreneurs alike should look at the merit of their employees and partners as the most important and most relevant criteria for evaluation.” See my full article in Fast Company here.
Each year at Shopify we roll out our ‘Year in Review’ at the start of the new year. 2011 was an especially exciting year for us, and we wanted to share all the great news and cool stats with our merchants & our community of supporters. See full infographic HERE.
QUOTED: “On Monday, Jaded Pixel Technologies Inc. — better known by its online name, Shopify— will announce it has closed a $15-million round of venture capital financing from a group of Canadian and American investors.” See full article HERE
This is the first article for a new series that I am working on w/ Practical eCommerce. The series is called ‘Innovators & Trendsetters‘, and will focus on emerging and unique – strategies being implemented by successful online shops. This instalment revolves around ‘seasonality‘ and capitalizing on seasonal trends. See full article here.
[UPDATE] New Post: ‘3 Unusual eCommerce Models‘
I am excited to announce that I will be doing some mentoring @ FounderFuel. FounderFuel is a killer accelerator program that is focused on developing tech startups – within an ecosystem of experienced entrepreneurs, top executives, VCs, and Angels. If you know any entrepreneurs / startups that could thrive via a unique & intensive acceleration, apply here.
I recently sat down w/ the folks @ uOttawa re: my feedback on the JD/MBA program. Needless to say I am a huge proponent of the joint program, and had alot to discuss!
Here is the interview in full.