An Elite Provider of SaaS Benchmarking Solutions

OPEXEngine is the SaaS Financial Professional’s Best Kept Secret, and an Industry Leader for SaaS Benchmarking Solutions

At OPEXEngine, we know what it is like to make important operating decisions in a dynamic environment. We’ve been there. We’ve prepared annual and quarterly budgets, board reports, strategic plans and acquisition analyses. We’ve had to identify problems, course correct, and manage at times of incredible growth (and market slowdowns) – making decisions based on internal data alone, past experience and gut instinct.

Let Us Help You Replicate the Success of Peers, in the Shortest Amount of Time, and Drive for Continual Growth

OUR MISSION

WHAT WE DO

CASE STUDIES

COMMITMENT

Our mission is to help SaaS and Software companies significantly improve operational performance with accurate and comprehensive benchmarks and analytics. SaaS Finance executives use OPEXEngine for:

  • Budgeting and planning 2-3 years out
  • Driving operational change and efficiencies throughout the organization
  • Building business cases for the CEO and management team to make decisions on hiring and optimal resource allocations

BenchmarkEngine™

  • Proprietory Database
  • 850+ Public and Private Saas and Software Co’s
  • Benchmarking from $1M-$1B
  • Over ~250 metrics for comparison
  • Companies anonymized

EdgarEngine™

  • Quick and easy access to Edgar Financials
  • 18,000+ public US companies
  • Data included all included in audited financial statements
  • Compare your stats to peers, competitors and more

Companies that benchmark consistently perform better than those do not according to research. SaaS and software companies use OPEXEngine benchmarking to make well informed planning and strategy decisions, give themselves a common discussion framework to rally internal teams and find opportunities to drive operational excellence across their organizations.

OPEXEngine has been benchmarking software and SaaS companies for 15+ years, working with over 800 venture-backed, IPO and public companies—and never has had a breach. At OPEXEngine, we take the confidentiality of our customers’ data very seriously. OPEXEngine will not disclose or sell individual company financial data or any data relating to a participating company’s business operations, with the exception of publicly available financial information previously released to the SEC.

The Value of Benchmarking

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Our Services

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The World’s Leading SaaS Benchmarking Platform

The BenchmarkEngine™ is an easy-to-use, secure, cloud-based platform to compare company performance and operating metrics across all departments of a typical SaaS or software company to peers and market leaders. With benchmarks for over 200 KPIs, segmented into over 60 different cohorts the BenchmarkEngine uses OPEXEngine’s proprietary database built over 15+ years of working with thousands of SaaS and Software finance executives.

Instant Access to the Metrics You Need From 18,000+ Public Companies

Pulling data for reporting can be a tedious and time-consuming process. With EDGAREngine, you’ll have instant access to the metrics you need from over 18,000 public companies. Our comprehensive, easy-to-use, exclusive platform was designed by finance professionals for finance professionals and allows you to spend your time analyzing the data, not manually downloading it from each company.

We Can Help With a Custom Benchmarking Report

Are you looking to compare your company or client company against peers or against benchmarks, focused on one or more of the following areas:

  • Operational Excellence
  • Expense Management
  • Go-to-Market
  • Product and R&D ROI
  • Human Capital Management
  • Other?

Simply provide a few metrics such as: Revenue size, ARR, Annual Growth Rate and EBITA Margin of your company. And answer a few questions to help define the target benchmarking cohort, and we’ll take it from there.

Benchmarking to Accelerate Growth & Improve Enterprise Value

For 15+ years we have helped hundreds of SaaS and software finance professionals

DEFINE: Industry consistent operational metrics to enable data driven decisions company-wide

ALIGN: 360 Benchmark context to bring management team together on targets

COMPARE: Track progress against peers and market leaders

Recent SaaS Insights

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Will there be a recession?  Will private SaaS valuations be affected by the drops in the stock market?  Will fundraising be tougher for all tech companies, or just certain types of companies?  In this blog post, Lauren tackles some of the questions that we have been hearing from SaaS CFOs across the spectrum.   

A B2B SaaS CFO’s guide to Customer Acquisition Cost (CAC)

A B2B SaaS CFO’s guide to Customer Acquisition Cost (CAC)

Customer acquisition cost (CAC) is arguably one of the most important metrics for fast-growing B2B SaaS companies.  It measures how much it costs to acquire a new customer and is a key factor in determining the profitability of a business. In this blog post, we will discuss how B2B SaaS CFOs can effectively calculate and monitor these costs, while identifying ways to establish if their financial efforts are in line with relative sources. 

What Our Clients Are Saying

“We use the benchmarks to get the whole executive team on the same page in terms of budgets and targets.”

Jim Johnson

CFO

Workday/AdaptiveInsights

“OPEXEngine’s extensive SaaS database of key metrics and benchmarking platform has proven to be extremely helpful in our due diligence process and our portfolio analysis. We recommend them to SaaS companies and investors.”

Alkarim Jivraj

CEO

Espresso Capital

“I cannot do my job without OPEXEngine.”

Eric Mersch

Equity Partner

FLG Partners

“OPEXEngine’s benchmarking platform delivers key SaaS and other operating benchmarks that aren’t easily available anywhere else, especially for private companies. It is extremely useful to be able to see benchmarks organized by peer groups with similar size revenues, contract values, and even by venture funding round.”

Marc Linden

CFO

Sage Intacct

“The Benchmark Engine™ is a powerful ally for us to help analyze and shape the organization as we scale, identify where we can improve and where to invest our resources.”

David Dean

VP Financial Planning & Analysis

Intellex

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