I presented the following set of slides to the Mass TLC group as the keynote for the “SaaS Business Model Update — Creating and Managing Revenues” event. The slides should be useful for anyone interested in learning about the key drivers for a SaaS business, including the SaaS cash flow trough, cost of customer acquisition, churn, lifetime value of the customer, etc. The slides also looks in detail at what drives growth.
The greatest value from this slide deck will come if you download the model and try inputting your own variables. The Excel Spreadsheet and associated PowerPoint file can be downloaded by clicking here. If you store both in the same directory, the PowerPoint graphs can be updated to reflect the data in the spreadsheet by right clicking on each graph, and selecting “Edit data”.
If you have any difficulty seeing the above slides, here is the link to where they are posted on Slideshare: http://www.slideshare.net/DavidSkok.