Backstop Solutions Group, a leading provider of cloud-based solutions for alternative asset managers, is proud to announce that CEO and founding chairman, Clint Coghill, will be inducted into the Chicago Area Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will be held on October 8th at The Field Museum, and will recognize twenty entrepreneurs in the Chicago area whose businesses and personal engagements have enhanced Chicago communities and made enduring contributions to the city's economy.
Prior to joining Backstop, Clint was CIO of Coghill Capital Management, a Chicago-based hedge fund management company that he started in 1995. Among his other professional pursuits, Clint is the founding chairman of the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship Chicago’s regional advisory board, an organization that provides entrepreneurship programs to young people from low-income communities. He also founded two charitable organizations: the Coghill Family Foundation and the Environmental Impact Initiative.
Backstop Solutions Group is a leading provider of cloud-based financial technology solutions for hedge funds, funds of funds, pensions, endowments, private equity firms, consultants and family offices. Founded in 2003, Backstop created the industry’s first web-based software that helps firms in the alternative investment management industry operate more efficiently, invest intelligently and communicate effectively. With offices across the United States and in Europe and Asia, Backstop now serves over 670 firms worldwide, making it one of the fastest growing software providers in the financial services industry. For more information visit www.backstopsolutions.com. Follow us on Twitter @Backstop.