Tech Company Financing Transactions

Backstop Funding Round

On 10/31/2018, Backstop raised $20 million in investment from private investors and Vistara Capital Partners.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity

private investors (David Bradley)

private investors (Roger Kafker)

private investors (Tao Huang)

Vistara Capital Partners (Randy Garg)

Proceeds Purpose
This round of financing builds on an outstanding year for Backstop, which saw a rapidly growing roster of clients, key executive appointments, and market momentum.

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Mailing Address
233 S. Wacker 3960
Chicago, IL 60606
Email Address
Backstop Solutions Group is an award-winning provider of innovative software solutions to hedge funds, funds of funds, pensions, endowments, private equity firms, consultants and family offices of all shapes and sizes throughout the world.
Backstop LinkedIn Company Profile
Social Media
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Company News
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Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
Clint Coghill
  Clint Coghill LinkedIn Profile  Clint Coghill Twitter Account  Clint Coghill News  Clint Coghill on Facebook
Chief Financial Officer
James Schuler
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Chief Information Officer
Michael Neuman
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Chief Technical Officer
John Pettit
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Vice President
Chad Erwin
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Vice President
Deanne Folk
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Vice President
Greg Fujii
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VP - Marketing
Maryling Yu
  Maryling Yu LinkedIn Profile  Maryling Yu Twitter Account  Maryling Yu News  Maryling Yu on Facebook
VP - Product Management
Adam Hoit
  Adam Hoit LinkedIn Profile  Adam Hoit Twitter Account  Adam Hoit News  Adam Hoit on Facebook



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