Ottawa Tech company Shopify, Makes Friends with Angry Birds
Shopify was founded by Tobias Lütke in 2004. Lütke was a huge snowboarding fan and wanted to open an online store to sell snowboarding equipment. When it came time to add a shopping cart, Lütke couldn't find a solution that met his needs. He states "to make a long story short, after trying a series of existing online store software packages I got so disgusted with the quality of the whole lot, that I wanted to do something about it just to spite them."
Read more about Shopify and their connection with Angry Birds and Tim Ferris.