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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 like capitalized software expense and recurring vs. non-recurring revenue. In its simplest form, a financial model is essentially a dynamic...


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 become so common that many IT consulting firms like Gartner predict that “by 2020, more than 80 percent of software vendors will change their bus...


SaaS Key Performance Indicators
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 SaaS businesses, there is a significant upfront investment that needs to be made. Before you can acquire customers, you need to build the produ...


2017 FUND Conference Speaker
2017 FUND Conference speaker, Will Cordes, will focus on discussing conference issues including the resources needed for SaaS, Software and Fundraising activities and where to find them. The conference focuses on "bridging the gap between early stage investors and growing companies." The FUND conference is the key mid-west event that brin...

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Cordes Consulting 2016 Accomplishments
Cordes Consulting 2016 accomplishments Cordes Consulting 2016 accomplishments reflect a continuing success story for the team, our customers, and the SaaS marketplace. Mirroring the projected 2016 growth rate of 21+% in the SaaS applications market, Cordes Consulting continues to grow the number and size of engagements to support customer...

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Cordes Consulting Supports eSUB Software – $5M Series A Funding
Cordes Consulting supports eSUB project in successful $5 MM fundraising effort. eSUB is an award winning SaaS software company, providing cloud based, construction management software for subcontractors. eSUB turned to Cordes Consulting for expertise and leadership to help prepare and position the company for a critical Series A fundraisi...

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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.

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