Backstop Named Top 100 Digital Company in Chicago

CHICAGO, October 20, 2016

Backstop Solutions Group, a leading productivity suite provider to the institutional investment community, has been named a top 100 digital company in Chicago by Built in Chicago. This recognition follows a year of strong growth for the company both in Chicago and globally.

“Backstop is committed to innovation as we continuously evolve our products to empower institutional investors to overcome complexity and become more agile,” comments Beth Hayden, SVP, People & Development of Backstop. “We’re thrilled to be included in this year’s list of top digital companies in Chicago as it reflects the hard work and success of our team over the past year. Backstop has been headquartered here since its inception 13 years ago and we’re proud to be a part of the thriving tech culture in Chicago.”

Built in Chicago recognizes successful growth by digital companies in Chicago and features the top 100 firms on the rise in the city. The rankings are based on the number of full-time employees located in the city.

Headquartered in Chicago, Backstop has grown to over 150 employees globally located in Chicago, New York, London and Hong Kong.

Founded in 2003, Backstop created the first cloud-based software specifically dedicated to the institutional investment community. The company serves over 700 firms worldwide across the US, Europe and Asia.

About Backstop Solutions Group

Backstop Solutions Group is a leading provider of cloud-based productivity solutions for hedge funds, funds of funds, pensions, endowments, private equity firms, consultants and family offices. Founded in 2003, Backstop created the industry’s first web-based software that empowers firms in the alternative investment management industry to adapt to change and overcome complex issues. With offices across the United States and in Europe and Asia, Backstop now serves over 700 firms worldwide, making it one of the fastest growing software providers in the financial services industry.