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Private Equity | Alive

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Last Raised

$127.83M | 1 yr ago



About BackBase

Backbase is a software company that aims to help financial institutions create, manage, and optimize secure omni-channel customer interactions. The company's Backbase CXP has been designed to help organize, create, and manage deeply relevant customer experiences across all channels, on any device, to delight customers and deliver measurable business results. Backbase was founded in 2003 and is based in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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Jacob Bontiusplaats 9

Amsterdam, 1018 LL,


+ 31 20 4658888

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Financial Services / Retail Banking Tech

The omnichannel banking enablement market focuses on providing financial institutions with the tools and solutions to deliver a seamless and consistent banking experience across multiple channels and devices. This market offers a range of solutions that enable integration and synchronization of banking services across physical branches, online platforms, mobile applications, and other touchpoints.…

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Latest BackBase News

Backbase hires Joost van Mook as chief commercial officer

Jun 6, 2023

External | what does this mean? This content is provided by an external author without editing by Finextra. It expresses the views and opinions of the author. Backbase hires Joost van Mook as chief commercial officer 11 minutes ago Source: Backbase Backbase, the global leader in Engagement Banking, proudly announced the appointment of Joost van Mook as Chief Commercial Officer today. Van Mook takes to Backbase’s customer-facing organization, more than 17 years in enterprise application businesses. Most recently he has made an impressive 10-year career at SAP, where he served as Chief Customer Officer in the Netherlands. Van Mook joined SAP’s Dutch executive board in 2019 as the youngest board member to date and took the role of COO, after having run various business units. “Joost is a proven sales leader, having delivered results from when he was a sales executive up to leading a massive sales organization,” Jouk Pleiter, Backbase Founder and CEO said. “Joost brings passion and deep enterprise selling experience to the table, which will accelerate our ambitions to drive the Engagement Banking movement forward and grow Backbase around the world.” In his last role at SAP, van Mook was CCO for SAP Netherlands leading SAP’s Enterprise Business. During his tenure at SAP, he played a leading role in transforming the Dutch organization from a license and support business to a cloud company, including overseeing go-to-market planning, sales strategies, and partner engagements. In 2020 Joost was nominated for the annual Dutch Young Captain Awards for young corporate leadership talent. Within SAP Netherlands he served as executive sponsor for the Corporate Social Responsibility program, the SAP Academy traineeship programs, and the Young Professional network. As Backbase CCO, van Mook will lead the continued growth that has seen Backbase eclipse €200 million in revenue and be named to the 2022 CB Insights’ Fintech 250 list. “Backbase is re-architecting banking around the customer and I can’t wait to help our customers achieve their vision,” van Mook said. “I’ve been excited meeting the team and I’m confident that working to the Backbase values of together and entrepreneurship we can write a new chapter in Backbase’s already strong growth story.” Related Companies

BackBase Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was BackBase founded?

    BackBase was founded in 2003.

  • Where is BackBase's headquarters?

    BackBase's headquarters is located at Jacob Bontiusplaats 9, Amsterdam.

  • What is BackBase's latest funding round?

    BackBase's latest funding round is Private Equity.

  • How much did BackBase raise?

    BackBase raised a total of $127.83M.

  • Who are the investors of BackBase?

    Investors of BackBase include Motive Partners.

  • Who are BackBase's competitors?

    Competitors of BackBase include Nymbus, Mambu, Apiture, Technisys, Flaist and 13 more.

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