Creative Layer Raises $3M in Funding

Creative Layer

Creative Layer, an Ottawa, Canada-based provider of a simplified workflow for personalized product business, raised $3m in funding.

Backers included Tobi Lütke, CEO of Shopify, Celtic House Venture Partners, Cody Fauser, former CTO of Shopify; Adam McNamara, former VP Product of Shopify, now Founding Partner at Ramen Ventures; and Leonard Teo, founder of Art Station (acquired by Epic Games).

The company intends to use the funds to continue to expand operations, its business reach and product personalization efforts.

Led by Nazim Ahmed, Founder and CEO, Creative Layer provides a personalized print-on-demand platform for managing Shopify orders, proofs, fulfillment, and team members.

The announcement follows the acquisition of Creative Layer’s sister company, Canvaspop – also founded by Ahmed – by H.I.G. and Circle Graphics.