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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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    ASSET MANAGEMENT

    “We’ve been using Backstop for communications to investors and prospects through the email system, and I would say that having the ability to send information out to our investors and prospects and having that automatically cataloged is a real asset.”

    - Yael Ouzillou
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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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  • Endowment

    "Early on, the value of Backstop software came from making things we were already doing better. Now they’re helping us do things we hadn’t even contemplated or anticipated.”

    – Neal Triplett
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    ASSET MANAGEMENT

    “We have all these different funds internally, and it can be a real pain to keep track of them with a small team. Using Backstop is a huge advantage.”

    – Sean Carr
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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

    “Backstop has delivered an incredible return on investment (ROI) to MCP. The efficiencies that we have gained enable us to work in a smart, targeted, strategic fashion.”

    - Todd Kipp
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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 Baker
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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 Mecherl
    UnivTennessee

    ASSET MANAGEMENT

    “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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Latest Blog Posts

How We Take User Experience to the Next Level: Through Observation

November 6, 2019

We like to observe our clients in their work environments. Sound intrusive? Maybe. But this is what user experience practitioners do. It’s our job. Understanding our...

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SOC 2 Report Verifies Backstop Solutions’ Robust Security

September 4, 2019

The evolving dynamics of the institutional investment industry form a complex dance. Everything adds to the intricate pattern: market changes, investment managers,...

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Maximum Flexibility: Teaching Yoga to Software

August 8, 2019

As part of the investor relations team for an equity long/short, Rob wears many hats. Among them are capital raising and sales and marketing, so he spends a lot of time...

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