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Basecamp is the world’s #1 project management tool. For the last 10 years, companies have been switching to Basecamp because it’s famously easy-to-use, reliable, and It Just Works™. Combine that with our best-in-the-biz customer service, and you’ve got a unique and delightful package. Just last week, another 6,622 companies started using Basecamp. ... Show more
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Employees (est.) (Sep 2018)135(+3%)

Key People/Management at Basecamp

Jason Fried

Jason Fried

Co - Founder & CEO

Basecamp Office Locations

Basecamp has an office in Chicago
Chicago, US (HQ)
200 30 N Racine Ave
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13 years ago

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Basecamp News and Updates

“Venture capital money kills more businesses than it helps,” says Basecamp CEO Jason Fried

Fried says tech startups are addicted to raising and spending money, and the VC funding cycle is to blame. Some tech companies are worth billions of dollars. But the vast majority are not, and should stop raising money like they could be, says Basecamp CEO Jason Fried. “Raising a bunch of mone…

The founders of tech startup Basecamp have a warning for execs who think they're changing the world

The founders of tech company Basecamp say too many people and companies think they're changing the world. As a result, many workers feel justified in overworking themselves. The Basecamp founders readily admit that their company is not rewriting world history, but it is making some aspects of work…

Every time someone quits or is fired from tech company Basecamp, a detailed, company-wide 'goodbye announcement' email explains why

At web app company Basecamp, every time an employee leaves, a "goodbye announcement" is sent to the entire staff. The person can write it themselves or have their manager write it. If the person doesn't include details about why they quit or were fired, the manager sends a follow-up note. The goal…

Anytime Fitness' Parent Company Acquires Basecamp Fitness With Plans To Franchise Worldwide

WOODBURY, Minn., Oct. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Self Esteem Brands, the parent company of Anytime Fitness, has purchased a new fitness concept with plans to franchise it worldwide. Basecamp Fitness was developed by Nick Swinmurn, the founder of Zappos, and currently has five locations –...

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Here’s how Airstream is updating the classic American travel trailer

Airstream has made travel trailers for generations, and the company is ramping up plans to bring connected technology to the product line. Airstream recently announced several new products that will bring new features expected by today’s consumers including less expensive and more capable trailers. …
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Basecamp Blogs

Protecting Basecamp from breached passwords

Did you receive this email from us today? Subject: Basecamp 3 security alert: You must set a new password ⚠️ You’re not alone! You’ve done nothing wrong, and you’re in good company. 1 in 20 Basecamp users got this email alert. Here’s the full story. Last month’s mass-login attack was a sobering remi…

Permits of passion

There’s a lot of hoops jump and obstacles to climb before starting a new business, but a lack of an all-burning passion for the pursuit shouldn’t be one of them. Yes, it’s easier to keep going when you like what you do, but it’s by no means a requirement to profess your love for the […]

Finding a mentor

People tend to look for mentors who are too far afield. A mentor who’s 20 or 30 years on in their career. I think this is misguided. I think most are far better off seeking mentorship from someone who’s just a little bit ahead of them. Someone who’s a year or so in front. Someone […]

The mindset shift of a manager

Becoming a new manager isn’t merely a change in what you do — it’s a change in how you think. Becoming a manager for the first time is deceptively difficult. No matter how many leadership books you’ve read or conversations you’ve had with mentors — the transition to becoming a manager is precarious.…

Basecamp turns 15

Yesterday, February 5th, was Basecamp‘s 15th birthday. As a company we’ve been around for 20 years (we used to be called 37signals), but one random Thursday back in 2004 marked the beginning of Basecamp, the product. And we launched it right here in this post on this very blog, Signal vs. Noise. The…

New in Basecamp: The “My Stuff” Menu

A great thing about the Home screen in Basecamp 3 is that your drafts, bookmarks, and assignments are all easily accessible. Load up Home, click a link, and see all of your assignments or your drafts in one place. There’s just one problem with this approach: You have to leave whatever you’re doing t…
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Basecamp Company Life and Culture

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Basecamp Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Basecamp founded?

    Basecamp was founded in 1999.

  • Who are Basecamp key executives?

    Basecamp's key executives are Jason Fried.

  • How many employees does Basecamp have?

    Basecamp has 135 employees.

  • Who are Basecamp competitors?

    Competitors of Basecamp include MRI Technologies, Trello and Airtable.

  • Where is Basecamp headquarters?

    Basecamp headquarters is located at 200 30 N Racine Ave, Chicago.

  • Where are Basecamp offices?

    Basecamp has an office in Chicago.

  • How many offices does Basecamp have?

    Basecamp has 1 office.