(Reuters) - Canadian e-commerce company Shopify Inc <SHOP.TO>, <SHOP.N> on Tuesday reported a bigger quarterly loss compared to a year earlier as it spent more on acquiring new merchants.
The company's net loss widened to $14 million or 15 cents per share in the second quarter ended June 30, from $8.4 million or 10 cents per share, a year earlier.
Revenue surged to $151.7 million from $86.6 million.
Ottawa-based Shopify is growing rapidly but is not yet profitable, as it focuses on investments to garner market share in the burgeoning market for online commerce.
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(Reporting by Ahmed Farhatha in Bangalore and Alastair Sharp in Toronto; Editing by Sai Sachin Ravikumar)