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Chapter 3:

What Influenced Us

Next: Vocabulary

If you want to learn the Basecamp view of the world, it helps to know the influences that helped form it. Basecamp, and 37signals before it, has been around since 1999. Since then there’s been a number of key influencers that have marked the company culture.



We don’t just make Basecamp, we run our entire business on it too. It puts all our project communication, task management, and documentation in one place where everyone can work together seamlessly.