Via TechCrunch: “Now more than ever, geography no longer controls your destiny in the tech world. While fashion centers around cities like Paris and New York, oil and gas around Calgary and Houston, and cars in Detroit and Tokyo, good software and hardware companies are sprouting up everywhere. When I look at how we built our business, the three essential building blocks – funding, talent, and users – are all more geographically agnostic than ever before.” Full article here.
Via Globe & Mail (Aug. 28 2013): Shopify, which became one of Canada’s hottest startups by helping retailers set up online storefronts and running their shopping cart systems, now wants to become a force in bricks-and-mortar retail as well. Full article here.