Backbase is a financial technology company on a mission to re-architect banking around the customer.

Backbase provides the leading Engagement Banking platform that empowers banks and other financial institutions to accelerate their digital transformation.

Backbase was founded in 2003 by Jouk Pleiter. The company is headquartered in Amsterdam, with offices in Atlanta (Americas HQ), Boise, Mexico City, Toronto, London, Cardiff, Dubai, Kraków, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo.


Backbase created the category-leading Engagement Banking Platform (EBP) that helps banks and credit unions to power the full customer lifecycle through a single, white-labeled platform, replacing their limiting, standalone point solutions.


Backbase helps you modernize and orchestrate all your customer touchpoints, transforming siloed banking channels and legacy applications into a deeply engaging banking experience.


Backbase’s platform is used by by over 150 financials around the world, including, Advanzia, Banco Caja Social, Banco de la Nacion Peru, Bank of the Philippine Islands, Berenberg, BNP Paribas, Citizens Bank, HDFC, Société Générale, among others.


Backbase has raised €120M ($128M) in their first outside funding on Jun 09, 2022. The round was backed by Motive Partners and valued Backbase at a €2.5B ($2.6B) post-money.




  • Year founded: 2003
  • Funding Info: €120M ($128M) over 1 Round (Funding Type: Private Equity)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 1,001-5,000
  • Business Valuation: Valued at €2.5B ($2.6B) as of Jun 09, 2022
  • City/Town: Amsterdam
  • State: North Holland
  • Country: Netherlands
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