Regional

Anywhere

Everyone deserves an opportunity to achieve independence. A business in any location can impact the global economy.

Oluwunmi Funbi-Olufeko sourcing fabric for her business, Design for Love, in Lagos, Nigeria

Oluwunmi Funbi-Olufeko sources fabric for her fashion business, Design for Love, through local suppliers in Lagos, Nigeria, where her success spreads to suppliers.

Oluwunmi Funbi-Olufeko sources fabric for her fashion business, Design for Love, through local suppliers in Lagos, Nigeria, where her success spreads to suppliers.

Change the world, from anywhere in the world

More than ever before, business owners on Shopify from rural communities and small towns are launching new stores, and those from developing nations generated over $3 billion in revenue from 2016 to 2018.

Exceptional growth in sub-Saharan Africa

More entrepreneurs are paying suppliers, spending profits, and creating jobs—all while boosting economies around this region.

  • merchants
  • countries

Entrepreneurship elevates communities

People earn an average of $2,000 a year in India, where businesses on Shopify generated over $250 million from 2016 to 2018.

Shopify Partners Masum Maiti and Sudipta Mondal, based in India, sit together on a ferry amongst commuters.

Masum Maiti and Sudipta Mondal are among over 1,600 Shopify Partners in India, where their business now employs 10 other individuals.

Masum Maiti and Sudipta Mondal are among over 1,600 Shopify Partners in India, where their business now employs 10 other individuals.

Decentralizing power broadens impact

We make enterprise-level commerce tools accessible to everyone, so even small businesses can make a big impact. The collective success of these entrepreneurs creates a ripple effect across local communities.

A woman paddling a canoe through a lush landscape.

A “rust belt” no more

Businesses on Shopify are leading a revitalization of the US Midwest. Last year, they generated over $4 billion in revenues—and that’s only entrepreneurs outside the region’s 10 biggest cities.

  • Outside 10 largest cities
  • 10 largest cities

“Shopify enables broader, healthy economic growth across all geographic regions”

Shopify’s Global Economic Impact Report, developed by Deloitte