Introduction to Zenskar

πŸ“š What is Zenskar?

Zenskar helps you manage billing and revenue recognition at scale irrespective of the complexity of the pricing structures in your contracts. Zenskar supports simple and complex subscriptions and business models that depend on usage metering. Zenskar can ingest metering data from any data source to generate invoices. Zenskar can manage receivables and provide valuable analytics. Zenskar can help you automate any ASC 606/IFRS 15–compliant revenue recognition workflow. All this is configurable by non-technical as well as technical users.

πŸ’° Business models Zenskar supports

Zenskar supports nearly all kinds of business models, including but not limited to the following:

  • Minimum monthly amount with overages
  • Platform fee with included usage + overages
  • Multiple selectable pricing models
  • Free Units
  • Trial Period
  • Non-calendar month Billing Cycle
  • Prepaid
  • Percent of Transaction Value
  • Invoice Level Discount
  • Annual Contract with One Time Fee
  • Ramp Deal
  • Milestone Based Contracts
  • Sales Tax Connectors
  • Invoice Level Discount
  • Recurring Bills with Different Cycles
  • Custom Currency
  • Multiple Currencies
  • Non-Usage Based Contracts
  • Hybrid Contract - Subscriptions + Usage Based
  • Dynamic Pricing based on Variables

Basically generating invoices for any pricing plans that can be described in words can be automated on Zenskar.

πŸ“š How Zenskar does it

Zenskar has fundamentally re-imagined billingβ€”contracts and meteringβ€”as a data engineering problem. This paradigm shift was necessary to solve a variety of hitherto unsolvable real-world problems we discovered while talking with companies, small and large.

πŸ–§ Data engineering needs data

πŸ”Œ Third-party software integrations

πŸ”Œ Payment gateway
Adyen
Razorpay
Stripe
πŸ”Œ CPQ
DealHub
Salesforce

Data sources Zenskar supports

Data sourceDescription
Auth0Auth0 is a flexible, drop-in solution to add authentication and authorization services to your applications.
BigQueryBigQuery is a serverless and cost-effective enterprise data warehouse that works across clouds and scales with your data.
CockroachDBA distributed SQL database designed for speed, scale, and survival.
Google SheetsAn online spreadsheet editor from Google.
LookerYour unified business intelligence platform. Self-service. Governed. Embedded.
MetabaseAn open-source business intelligence platform.
MongoDBCross-platform document-oriented database.
MySQLAn open-source relational database management system.
PostgreSQLPostgreSQL is a powerful, open source object-relational database system with over 35 years of active development that has earned it a strong reputation for reliability, feature robustness, and performance.
QuickBooksAn online accounting software for small businesses.
SnowflakeData platform as a self-managed service.
RedshiftAmazon Redshift is a data warehouse product which forms part of the larger cloud-computing platform Amazon Web Services.