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    Basecamp (formerly 37signals) is a company that develops a project management platform. The platform is one organized place for projects, teams, and company-wide communication, including such tools as message boards, to-dos, schedules, docs, file storage, real-time group chat, and automatic check-in questions. Basecamp tools enable teams to plan, organize, track, and manage their work and projects.

    HQChicago, IL, US
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    Employees (est.) (Apr 2022)115(+5%)
    Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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    Key People/Management at Basecamp

    Jason Fried

    Jason Fried

    Co - Founder & CEO
    David Heinemeier Hansson

    David Heinemeier Hansson

    Andy Didorosi

    Andy Didorosi

    Head Of Marketing
    Andrea LaRowe

    Andrea LaRowe

    Head of People Ops
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    Basecamp Office Locations

    Basecamp has an office in Chicago
    Chicago, IL, US (HQ)
    30 N Racine Ave #200
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    Basecamp Financials and Metrics

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    16 years ago

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    Basecamp News and Updates

    Solid World DAO Raises $2.5 Million in a Round Led by Yolo, Greycroft, Awesome People Ventures, Allegory, Possible Ventures, Draft VC, and Basecamp Fund

    Solid World represents the world's first blockchain infrastructure for forward carbon credits. The DAO announced a successful fundraise of $2.5 million that was completed via private token sale. The round was reportedly heavily oversubscribed.

    Boulder Entrepreneurs Launch Basecamp Collective and 1x100 Brand Challenge to Support Those Impacted by Marshall Fire

    The Collective is seeking one pallet of product from brands, which will immediately support 100+ families rebuilding their lives following the fires The Collective is seeking one pallet of product from brands, which will immediately support 100+ families rebuilding their lives following the fires

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    My Response To Basecamp CEO About Ban On Political Talk

    Basecamp made an announcement about new policies banning poltical speech. If you’re thinking about how to advance DE&I at your company, then here are a few takeaways based on where—I believe—Basecamp failed.

    Basecamp banned political discussions in the office. Ben & Jerry's cofounders say companies have a responsibility to get political and stand up for society.

    Summary List PlacementEarlier this week, Jason Fried, the cofounder of productivity software company Basecamp, published a controversial blog post issuing several changes in corporate culture at the popular tech company. The first item on the list, "No more societal and political discussions on ou…
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    Basecamp Blogs

    Testimony before the North Dakota Senate Industry, Business and Labor Committee

    Chairman Klein and members of the Senate Industry, Business and Labor Committee- My name is David Heinemeier Hansson, and I’m the CTO and co-founder of Basecamp, a small internet company from Chicago that sells project-management software and email services. I first testified on the topic of big tec…

    Reiterating our Use Restrictions Policy

    The attack on the US Capitol, and subsequent threats of violence surrounding the inauguration of the new US administration, has moved us to reflect and reacquaint ourselves with the reality that however good the maker’s intentions, technology can amplify the ability to cause great harm. This include…

    HTML over the wire

    You can write fast, modern, responsive web applications by generating your HTML on the server, and delivering that (with a little help) directly to the browser. You don’t need JSON as an in-between format. You don’t need client-side MVC frameworks. You don’t need complicated bundling and transpiling…

    Validation is a mirage

    Spend enough time talking with entrepreneurs, product people, designers, and anyone charged with proving something, and you’ll bump into questions about validation. “How do you validate if it’s going to work?”“How do you know if people will buy it to not?”“How do you validate product market fit?”“Ho…

    The Making of a Dumpster Fire

    A few weeks ago we launched a new marketing project for at If you haven’t seen it yet, it’s a flaming dumpster with a printer and conveyor. You email, it prints out your email, and drops it into the rolling flames on a livestream. Simple, right? What …

    How to waste half a day by not reading RFC 1034

    HEY uses a branch deploy system that I’ve written about here on SvN and talked about frequently on Twitter. Plenty of other companies have implemented their own version of branch deploys (typically under a different name), but this was my own implementation, so I’m proud of it. First, a primer on ho…
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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, David Heinemeier Hansson and Andy Didorosi.

    • How many employees does Basecamp have?

      Basecamp has 115 employees.

    • Who are Basecamp competitors?

      Competitors of Basecamp include Planview LeanKit, Airtable and Trello.

    • Where is Basecamp headquarters?

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

    • Where are Basecamp offices?

      Basecamp has an office in Chicago.

    • How many offices does Basecamp have?

      Basecamp has 1 office.