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BaseKit is the most widely deployed website editor distributed by hosting, telco and internet companies. We deliver SMB focussed websites that look beautiful on phones, tablets and all web browsers. Our hosting partners benefit from improved ARPU, reduced churn and higher customer satisfaction ratings. Supported configurations include On-premise, SaaS, cPanel plugin and Parallels APS. Our application and documentation is available in 20 languages.
HQLondon, GB
Employee Ratings4.6

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Employees (est.) (Oct 2020)38
Revenue (FY, 2012)£821.6 K(+211%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Basekit

Simon Best

Simon Best

CEO & Co-Founder
Ben Threlfall

Ben Threlfall

Chief Revenue Officer
Gordon Plant

Gordon Plant

VP of Product
Greg Easton

Greg Easton

Finance Director
Joe Tanner

Joe Tanner

Director of Operations
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Basekit Office Locations

Basekit has an office in London
London, GB (HQ)
44 Grosvenor Gardens
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Basekit Financials and Metrics

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Basekit total Funding

$22.9 m

Basekit latest funding size

$7 m

Time since last funding

6 years ago

Basekit investors

Basekit's latest funding round in May 2014 was reported to be $7 m. In total, Basekit has raised $22.9 m
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Basekit's revenue was reported to be £821.59 k in FY, 2012

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Basekit Cybersecurity Score

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Basekit Online and Social Media Presence

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Publish Modal Updates

Help improve conversion by prompting trial users to upgrade on publish. The post Publish Modal Updates appeared first on BaseKit Sitebuilder.

New onboarding design​

We've designed a shiny new onboarding flow. This takes new users through a 2-step process for choosing a website type and website name. The post New onboarding design​ appeared first on BaseKit Sitebuilder.

Checklist: Getting started

Checklists encourage users to complete key actions in the product. The getting started checklist helps customers carry out some basic tasks to get ready to publish. The post Checklist: Getting started appeared first on BaseKit Sitebuilder.

Text editor improvements

New feature Available from: v10.59 Available for: All users More options, improved design We’ve improved the usability and aesthetic of our text editor across all product versions. Here’s what we’ve updated:  UI refresh Added inline text size option Added divider option Improved link management The …

Q&A with Emma Conisbee, Digital Marketing Executive

Meet our newest BaseKiteer, Emma Conisbee! Emma is our second person to be onboarded fully remotely during the Covid-19 pandemic. Emma brings a wealth of experience to BaseKit’s marketing team and we’re super excited to welcome her on board. Thankfully, we were able to catch up in person (socially d…

Top tips for selling to small businesses

Small to medium-sized businesses are innovative, hardworking and creative. As professionals and people, they are great to work with… provided you get it right! That means marketing effectively and, more importantly, it means a whole-company approach to marketing, sales and service. If you put a litt…
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Basekit Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Basekit founded?

    Basekit was founded in 2008.

  • Who are Basekit key executives?

    Basekit's key executives are Simon Best, Ben Threlfall and Gordon Plant.

  • How many employees does Basekit have?

    Basekit has 38 employees.

  • What is Basekit revenue?

    Latest Basekit annual revenue is £821.6 k.

  • What is Basekit revenue per employee?

    Latest Basekit revenue per employee is £21.6 k.

  • Who are Basekit competitors?

    Competitors of Basekit include Crushpath, Local Motion and Superb.

  • Where is Basekit headquarters?

    Basekit headquarters is located at 44 Grosvenor Gardens, London.

  • Where are Basekit offices?

    Basekit has an office in London.

  • How many offices does Basekit have?

    Basekit has 1 office.