Shopify CEO Tobi Lutke joins ranks of Canadian billionaires as shares of tech company take off

An unapologetic computer nerd with a penchant for tweed caps has become one of Canada’s newest billionaires by helping small merchants sell online. Tobi Lutke, a 37-year-old German immigrant who built Shopify Inc. into one of tech’s hottest stocks, was worth US$1.1 billion from company shares, options and sale proceeds at the close of trade on…

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