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Billing, Pricing, and Metering for SaaS companies

Archetype is the pricing, billing and metering stack you won't have to build. Create any pricing model and charge on usage, seats, and more with infinitely flexible pricing and automated invoicing.

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API Usage
12,830 Calls
$334.90
Free up to 5k calls
$0.00
5-10k
$0.05 / Call
$250.00
10-12k
$0.03 / Call
$84.90
Discounts & Coupons
-$108.49
Startup Discount
-$50.00
Coupon: '10OFF'
-$58.49
Subtotal$226.41
Taxes$18.11 (8%)
Total$244.52
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End-to-End Revenue Infrastructure

Automate revops, financial invoicing, and collection workflows. Save your engineering teams thousands of hours from building an in-house billing, metering, and invoicing stack.

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Archetype makes billing easy

Scalable monetization, experimentation, and revops - without being bottlenecked by engineering.

Real-Time Pricing Adjustments

Run real-time pricing experiments to drive revenue. Track conversion, usage, and churn to optimize your pricing.

Real-Time Pricing Adjustments

Subscription Orchestration and Alerts

Orchestrate upsells, plan renewals, and subscription changes automatically. Alert your users before hitting their usage threshold and alert your sales and support to resolve issues and upsell.

Subscription Orchestration and Alerts

Revenue Recognition

Discounts, overages, and plan upgrades updated on our append-only ledger and visible in our dashboard.

Revenue Recognition

Pricing and Customer Portals

Generate self-serve pages for subscription management.

Pricing and Customer Portals

Why Archetype?

Archetype is the best choice for SaaS businesses looking to scale quickly and focus on their core business.

Feature

Archetype

Manual (Stripe)

Chargebee

Billing and Invoicing
Usage-Based Pricing
Limited
Limited
Integrations
Limited
Limited
Metered Usage Analytics
Price Experimentation
Customer Portal
Limited
Access Control / Entitlements
Embedded Pricing Portal
Embedded Payment Flows
Limited
Alerts
Average Implementation
1-2 weeks
2-3 months
2-3 months
Setup

How it works

Archetype wraps your API with a billing layer. Define a unit, billing model, then simply log usage. We handle the rest.

1.

Create a Price Model
Charge by any unit you can think of from seats to API calls and more.

2.

Track Events
Track events through our easy-to-use SDKs or hook us up directly to your warehouse.

3.

Collect Revenue
Integrate with Stripe, Netsuite, Quickbooks or more and automate invoicing.

4.

Experiment
Leverage our system to dynamically adjust pricing and find the optimal pricing strategy.

Fits into your stack.

Seamless integration with API management vendors, CRMs, and accounting software. If you have a special request, contact us.

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Enterprise-Grade Security

Data is encrypted with TLS in transit and at rest. We use the same security standards as Stripe and other leading companies.

SOC2 Compliance
SSO / SAML
Uptime SLAs
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