Basecamp - Top Competitors (Mar 2022)

Basecamp Review
ITQlick Score: 98/100
ITQlick Rating:
(4.3/5)
Pricing: 4.2/10 - average cost
Category: Project Management -> Basecamp review -> Basecamp competitors
Ranking:Ranked 3 out of 779 Project Management systems
Company: Basecamp
Pricing: starts at $99 per month
Typical customers: Small, medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Links: Basecamp review, Basecamp alternatives
Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Mar 08, 2022

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Basecamp VS Alternatives in 2022

Basecamp has other alternatives in the remote working industry, and its closest competitors are Asana, Trello, Wrike, and Smartsheet. Here is how Basecamp compared to these similar systems in critical aspects:
  • Functionality: Basecamp lacks some functionalities compared to its closest competitors. Basecamp is missing some functionalities like cost-to-completion tracking, Kanban board, portfolio management, and a few others are missing in Basecamp but are integrated into Trello, Asana, and Wrike.
  • Customers/Industries: Basecamp and its competitors can be used by all businesses that have projects, both for-profit and non-profit organizations. Comparing the Customer base of Basecamp with its competitors, the web software can be considered average even though 3.5+ million users use it. Trello is also used by millions and big companies like Google, Fender, Squarespace, etc. Wrike is also used by top companies like Google, Dell, SIEMENs, Lyft, etc. but can only boast about 20,000+ customers worldwide.
  • Cost: Basecamp has a flat license fee of $99 per month, has a 30-day free trial but does not have a free version, Trello has a license price starting from $5 per user per month, has a free version, but does not have a 30-day free trial, Asana has a license price starting from $10.99 and has a free version but no 30-day free trial, Wrike has a license price starting from $9.80 per user per month and have a free version, Smartsheet has a license price starting from $7 per user per month, and it has a free version.
  • Cloud-Based/On-premise: BaseCamp and its close alternatives are cloud-based remote working systems.
  • Popularity: Basecamp is average popular as most of its competitors. The company was founded in 1999, Trello was founded in 2011, and Wrike was founded in 2006. Basecamp popularity can be seen by the number of users they have globally, as mentioned above. However, it is not a publicly-traded software, and amongst its competitors, only Asana is publicly traded with ASAN as its ticker.
  • Support: Basecamp and its competitors offer support channels like email/help desk, knowledge base, and 24/7 live chat.

Basecamp alternatives - for small & large Business

Here are the top 4 alternatives to Basecamp that are worth checking out: Trello for SMBs, Hive for large size business, Smartsheet for growing companies, and monday.com for low budget organizations.

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Basecamp
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
98/100
Pricing
4.2/10
License pricing
$99 per month
Functionality
15
Best for SMBs
Trello
ITQlick rating
4.2/5
Score
99/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$5 per user/month
Functionality
16
Review
Best for Enterprise
Hive
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
98/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$12 per user/month
Functionality
12
Review
Growing
Smartsheet
ITQlick rating
4.4/5
Score
96/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$7 per user/month
Functionality
21
Free version
monday.c...
ITQlick rating
4.7/5
Score
98/100
Pricing
4/10
License pricing
$8 per user/month
Functionality
92

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