Ottawa's e-commerce darling Shopify is now a billion-dollar company.

The local company announced it has secured $100 million in venture capital financing. The funds come from the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS), New York's Insight Venture Partners, as well as previous investors.

Shopify says it plans on adding another 300 new employees at it continues to focus on offering its clients new option on and offline.

Shopify clients range from Amanda May Lingerie and La Bottega in Ottawa to Tesla Motors.