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The industry standard tool for investment managers and institutional asset owners.

Backstop offers the industry-leading, cloud-based productivity suite to funds of funds, pensions, endowments, foundations, investment consultants, family offices, hedge funds, and private equity firms.

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The institutional investment industry relies on Backstop.

We help our clients in the institutional investment industry maximize their time by removing barriers in their everyday work.

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HERE’S HOW WE HELP OUR CUSTOMERS

 
  • ASSET MANAGEMENT

    “Backstop is very customizable…the client/marketing team has been able to build out our instance and do a lot with it. The support team is very responsive. The report builder has been extremely useful for our client team, and the ETK function even more so.”

    – Katie Carroll
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    FOUNDATION

    “The Backstop software is constantly evolving, and the team behind it does a great job of listening and working with their clients to make their experience better, improving Backstop's functionality. Most importantly, the people behind the software truly believe in their product.”

    – Tim Forsythe
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    PENSION

    “I work in Backstop 8 hours a day, 5 days a week. It is our document database and main data depository. It provides us with the tools we use on a daily basis to both analyze and house our data and all the documents that we receive. Besides ease of use, ease of reporting, and ease of viewing, the Backstop Support people are top of class.”

    – Kathy McLean
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    REAL ESTATE

    Backstop has been a great solution for our firm and working with Backstop has been a great experience since the very beginning.

    – Jono Swanson
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    HEDGE FUND

    Backstop is very easy to organize.  I have a wealth of data about our investors and prospects in one place.  The tags allow me to have focused emails and campaigns.  It makes us all more efficient at engaging our investors and prospects.

    – Ted O’Connor
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    Private Equity

    "Backstop is the most flexible and intuitive CRM system I've used."

    – Maria Szabo
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  • PRIVATE EQUITY

    “By using Backstop, our managers can easily access financial information and analysis anytime when making investment decisions.”

    – Camilla Burke
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    HEDGE FUND

    “Follow up very responsive and creative with solutions. Client focused.”

    – Paul Schultz
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    PENSION

    “It fills a huge void we had in tracking managers, contacts and performance. User friendly, responsive support.

    – Matt Orr
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    PENSION

    “It is an excellent product, allowing us to effectively "mirror" our Trustee record keeping; which provides us the ability to reconcile and identify any potential errors and strengthens our level of assurance.”

    – Rosele Watro
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    ASSET MANAGEMENT

    “Great system and very easy to access. Very powerful tool for Investor Relations and Marketing purposes.

    – David McGrath
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    THIRD PARTY MARKETER

    “Backstop is an excellent platform for any institution within the financial services industry with a vast array of products and functionality and an excellent support team. I would highly recommend this product to any friend or colleague.”

    – Alastair Phillips
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  • PENSION

    “Backstop allows us to maintain the organization’s memory. Turnover is an unavoidable truth in any institution. As people go, they take with them crucial knowledge. Backstop is how we can mitigate this…the system helps to keep track of all the conversations we have and all the people we have them with.”

    – Mark Montoya
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    ASSET MANAGEMENT

    “I have used several other systems in my days and this one is by far the best, most tailored to the asset management industry and with the most user-friendly features.”

    – Julie Platt Smith
    SoundPointCapital

    Asset Management

    “Backstop is very user-friendly, intuitive, and has broad functionality. It is not just a great platform for contact information and a repository for all client engagement, but also useful in marketing campaign management and identifying suitable targets. In addition, the support provided is professional, informed, and readily available to assist with functionality of the platform.”

    – Rod Barker
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    PRIVATE EQUITY

    “Well tailored for the needs of the PE/VC industry and fundraising efforts.

    – Biny Ninan
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    Endowment

    “Breadth of functionality. Quality of customer service. Strong focus on innovation, product improvement, and customer needs.”

    – Rip Mecherle
    UnivTennessee

    FUND OF FUNDS

    “Great relational database for information tracking, contact management, client management, distribution, and accounting.”

    – Chris Arends
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We believe the opposite of efficiency is complexity. To us at Backstop, barriers and backtracking are fatal to getting things done. So when we see labyrinths where there should be thoroughfares and mazes where there should be highways, we do something about it.

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E-Book: Here’s Your GDPR Survival Guide
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White Paper: Still Managing Billions in Spreadsheets & Static Systems?
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White Paper: 6 Portfolio Insights You're Missing with an Underoptimized Data Strategy
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White Paper: Building a Repeatable Predictable & Sustainable Capital Raising & Retention Machine

Explore our library of white papers, case studies, and other resources to learn more about how Backstop helps you connect the dots and build bridges.

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