Startup SaaS E-Learning Platform Financial Model
Originally published: 31/03/2020 17:20
Last version published: 31/03/2020 19:57
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Startup SaaS E-Learning Platform Financial Model

The Startup SaaS e-Learning Platform Financial Model is best suited for those who Online Classes Platform.

The Startup SaaS e-Learrning or Online Classes Platform Financial Model is best suited for those who have started or want to start their Online Classes Platform as a business. The online classes model have includes three types of course packages (Premium, Standard, and Low) with different prices along with private tutor focusing on one student. The online classes' financial model will help you to analyze your business, identifying drivers for profit and loss. The model also helps you to accurately calculate cash-ins and outs.

The model is fairly simple, with many of the details of revenue and expense handled with summary inputs. The model comes with all relevant assumption cells where users can easily play around with all major assumptions related to online classes and see effects on financial statements. The model is ideal for startups as well since we also added utilization of invested funds.

The model includes various inputs like package price, other revenue ( Ads, membership fee and E-books) growth rate, and operating costs.

Similar Business Models:
Coursera, LinkedIn Learning, Udemy

Summary of Features & Benefits:

The workbook contains editable real-world revenue and expense figures and comprises the following templates:
1. Inputs
The most important feature of the Online Classes financial model is its input. The whole point of building input is to create a dynamic set of projections about the business. All relevant input like online membership sees online class hourly rate, private tutor fee, tutors’ expenses, and Cost of services is included in the input sheet.

2. Revenue Analysis
The Revenue Analysis sheet is liked to input and is detailed, indicates revenue of all Online Classes revenue sections with growth rate and several enrolled students, tutors, and Registration fees.
The Revenue Analysis Sheet also predicts the number of Online Students will enroll in which packages.

3. Monthly P&L
The Monthly P&L sheet for Online Classes is perfect for those who require regular reporting and details. P&L contains all revenue streamlines linked with revenue analysis to ensure accurate reporting. We have made is very presentable and easy to understand.

4. Yearly P&L
We understand the goal of every online business is to make a profit for that there must be a mechanism that helps business owners to determine whether they are making profits or otherwise.
The yearly P&L gives you complete insights into revenue and operating expenses. The yearly P&L also contains several graphs, assumptions, ratios, margins, net profit, earning, cost of services and profit after tax.

5. Cashflow Statement
Since the Online Classes, business is online and most of the students will pay online. Therefore, cash in and cash out is very crucial at this stage. We have prepared receivable and payable days to accurately predict Cash activities.
For customer ease these receivable and payable days are set as Input so that the customer can change anytime, he wants.

6. Fixed
Asset details
It contains information about each fixed asset, such as cost, purchase month, asset life and scrap value. This information is linked in such an away that if asset purchases in month 4 the depreciation will be charged from month 4. The user can change the life of the asset, cost and the related changes will be made in other sections of sheet accordingly

7. Sensitivity Analysis
Online Classes are a risky business and there is a risk of losing students or any other reason. For that many business owners are adopting a proactive approach. Sensitivity Analysis is important for understanding the relationship between input parameters and outputs and identifying uncertainties

8. NPV and Evaluation
The sheet contains an analysis of how much your investment will worth. We have factored all revenues and cost and also have taken the timing of each cash flow.

9. Breakeven analysis
Startup businesses always caries risk which makes Break-even analysis a must. The break-even will help you to know at a glance the profits generated at the various levels of sales. The safety margin refers to the extent to which the business can afford a decline before it starts incurring losses.
10. Graphs
Most users and readers respond to and process visual graphs better than data. We have used dynamic charting in sheets that are linked to tables. Charts visually track profitability, revenue, cash flow, and several other financial metrics
What makes this model a great buy

Relevant Assumptions
Most Online Classes – Financial Model comes with similar inputs like other businesses. However, it is important to understand not every online or e-commerce business revenue and other inputs are similar. Online Classes are a different business model. For example, for our online business classes financial model we have well considered this that in future the business website might have Google or any other Ads and therefore, we have included separate assumption cells for it. Online Classes will also sell e-books or reading material and these inputs are also included.

Super Flexible
The Online Classes – Financial model is flexible and portrays in both design and technique and is highly adaptable in the long term. The Financial Model contains several revenue streams and expenses which might or not comes in the future. All modifications and scenarios can change in any field successfully

The Complex looks simple
As mentioned above there are various inputs that we left of the user however, the model is easy to follow not just for those who know about finance but also for those who have very limited knowledge of finance

Our Mission
Our mission is to be the industry leader in our business domain, which comes after an in-depth analysis of the market situation and ever-changing business trends. We believe that financial and business consultancy requires a complete understanding of the continuous changes in the market and economy and its effects on business.

Our Vision
Our Vision is to be reputed as the best Financial & Management Services Consultants by providing top-notch services and to create goodwill based on an excellent performance.

Our Core Values
Our business motto is derived from the fact that High Quality surpasses Quantitative work and with that in mind we strive for a disciplined approach to analyze the business situations and identify the best solutions to achieve the financial plans. In the same time, we help in opening new doors by providing our state of the art financial services, and management tools.

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Further information

* To Calculate # of Tutors and Student in Platform
* Startup Cost
* Investment Required
* Cash flow Stability
* Income Statement
* Balance Sheet Statement of e-Learning Platfrom
* Break Even Analysis

This Model is best applies to those SaaS Startups who have online classes platform or E-Learning platform like Coursera, LinkedIn Learning, Udemy

This model is not for anyother SaaS Startup Business.


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  • Sadaf Abbas
    Hey Manjot,

    Yes. The financial model elearning platform is having growth rate in each month and CAC is linked with number of users and marketing cost. You will also get CLV and CLV versus CAC analysis.

    After purchasing if you require any customization, will be available to do that.

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    • Manjot Purewal
      Hi, we are an online tutoring startup. does your model account for viarality? and how comprehensive is the CAC
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