We are pleased to announced that Shopify Inc. began trading its shares on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Thursday, May 21st. A remarkable entrepreneurial story, Shopify is a leading cloud commerce platform for small and mid-sized businesses, headquartered in Ottawa, Canada. The company's listing is the 5th tech IPO of 2015 for the NYSE.
Shopify is dual-listed, trading on both the NYSE (NYSE: SHOP) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:SH). NYSE Group welcomes Shopify to its family of 150 listed companies out of Canada, which represents $2.7B in daily trading volume and accounts for 40% of global trading.
From a visibility perspective, NYSE collaborated with Shopify to garner broad-based awareness for this important moment in the company's history. This included the ringing of the Opening Bell, media interviews and a targeted social campaign. Click the image above for a video recap of the day.