Our Services

When you need additional, experienced financial resources to help guide you through periods of change, growth, or capital structuring -- we have the knowledge and experience of having successfully accomplished it before.

For SaaS businesses, and software companies desiring to migrate to subscription-based business models, we provide the analytical tools and knowledge to perform financial modeling and analysis. Our end-goal is to evaluate current business metrics, future projections, and what-if scenarios, to improve the decision making process. In addition, we provide management consulting services targeting operational improvements and growth strategies.

 We invite you to learn more about these services and how we can help you.

SaaS Financial Modeling

Development of operating and financial models for SaaS and emerging technology companies, including pricing models, business projections, and performance analysis.

Fundraising & Transaction Support

Analysis of operating & growth strategies, fundraising strategy, support data room activities, investment capital for aligned opportunities, and deal execution support including due diligence.

Management Consulting & Advisory

Development of financial and KPI measurements, strategic planning, operational improvement studies and projects, and industry analysis.

Outsourced CFO Services

Focus includes sales model planning, headcount & human resources planning, cash burn management, marketing lead and lead funnel analysis, debt and equity capital raising and board-level planning.

Our Point of View

Our point of view on topics ranging from SaaS financial modeling to funding strategies for emerging growth companies.

Why You Need a SaaS Financial Model
If you are a SaaS business looking to raise additional capital, or needing to validate your operating strategy, you need a SaaS financial model. Financial models are crucial for almost any business but that holds particularly true within the SaaS space. Unfortunately, SaaS and software businesses pose a bigger challenge than a consumer product business due to revenue recognition rules and a multitude of other factors...

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Subscription Software Business Strategy Migration – Pros & Cons
Migrating from a perpetual software license with maintenance revenue, to a subscription software business strategy (cloud based) can be financially beneficial, but it is more complex than it might seem. As a SaaS consulting professional professional, I have had the benefit of looking at hundreds of interesting enterprise software businesses that have made the switch to a software subscription strategy. This has becom...

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SaaS Key Performance Indicators – KPIs Every SaaS Business Should Track
SaaS Key Performance Indicators - KPIs Every SaaS Business Should Track SaaS Key Performance Indicators You Need to Track SaaS Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are important metrics you use to track business performance. There are many KPIs that you can ultimately track but for SaaS businesses, the list below covers the more critical metrics: Monthly Recurring Revenue (MRR) / Annual Recurring Revenue (ARR) – For Saa...

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Improve your business performance -- contact Cordes Consulting today.

Cordes Consulting is a Chicago based consulting firm specializing in financial services for Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and emerging technology businesses. We offer free initial consultations to evaluate how we can help you. If you would like to discuss a potential consulting assignment, or just have a question about our business we are always available to help you.

Cordes Consulting, LLC
710 N. Orleans, Unit A
Chicago IL 60654

Telephone: +1 513-312-8476

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