Basecamp, in a nutshell.
Back in 1999 (pretty much forever ago, in Internet Years), we opened a web design company called 37signals. As 37signals, we launched several successful products, created and open-sourced Ruby on Rails, wrote a few best-sellers, and published thousands of posts on the Signal v. Noise blog.
In 2004, we created and launched a little project management tool named Basecamp. We built Basecamp to scratch our own itch: We needed a simple, usable program to help us stay organized, communicate with our clients and each other, and make it easier to finish projects together. Over time, Basecamp grew into something much bigger.
In 2014, ten years to the day that Basecamp launched, 37signals became Basecamp, a one-product company (read more on that here).
Today, people all over the word manage millions of Basecamp projects and create thousands of new accounts every week. With customers in nearly every industry and every country on Earth, we're helping a whole lot of creative teams do their best work.
Download the Basecamp Logo
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Download photos of the Basecamp Office
Click any photo for high resolution. You can also read more about the design and architecture of our office.
About Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson, the founders of Basecamp
Jason Fried is co-founder and CEO of Basecamp. He co-wrote the bestsellers REMOTE and REWORK, speaks publicly around the world, and pens Inc. magazine’s “Get Real” column. You can follow @JasonFried on Twitter.
David Heinemeier Hansson is co-founder and CTO at Basecamp. He co-wrote REMOTE and REWORK, as well as Getting Real. In July 2004, he released Ruby on Rails, the infrastructure software used to build applications at Basecamp and thousands of other popular sites. Follow @DHH on Twitter.
The Basecamp Team from around the world
Basecamp’s international team of lovable weirdos has the freedom to live and work wherever they choose. Some work in the Chicago office, where we gather a couple times a year for company-wide meetups. Everyone on the Basecamp team is invited to write about business, design, programming, and the web on our Signal v. Noise blog.
Even though we’re constantly updating the Basecamp app and making it better every day, here are screenshots you can use in blog posts, press releases, or anything else featuring Basecamp. Download desktop screenshots and mobile screenshots.
Download the entire Basecamp Press Kit which includes our logo, photos of our office, and screenshots of our app within various devices.