How ISVWorld helps you finding the right ISVs for your marketing and sales efforts

ISVWorld focuses on ISVs and ISVs only. Our data-collection and classification are largely automated through our proprietary algorithms to scale; that way we can ensure the highest coverage possible for our clients. Today we track around 200,000 ISVs globally, more than any other dataset out there.

We don’t believe in SIC or NAICS codes for ISVs, as many ISVs classify themselves in verticals they serve rather than classifying themselves as software publishers. Our algorithms classify companies by datapoints relevant for your efforts, including segments such as the industries they serve, the application types they sell, the ecosystems they are part of, and much more.

All of the above datapoints can be used to build or narrow down your dataset: so for example you can choose to target companies that already have a cloud-based product VS companies that are still on-premise. Or target companies that use open-source, companies active in IoT, companies with CRM products.

All the ISVs in our platform have a company profile, which summarizes the available information we have for the company. This includes all general information, company descriptions, growth scores, the industries they serve and applications they sell, core areas of the business, key people and contact information, similar companies, and much more...

Finally, the ISV profile also shows or links to 3rd party on the company, from Crunchbase to Cognism, Zoominfo, ranging from review sites to contact data for the ISVs. 

Below are a few examples of what companies we consider ISVs and that are included in ISVWorld:

SAP: Typical ISV, a software company that develops and sells software and software-related services. This type of companies represents almost 80% of our ISV database

IBM: An example of a well-known technology company that has amongst others software products in its portfolio

Infosys: An example of an IT-services company that includes significant software-businesses, for example in Financial Services software

Accenture: Another IT-services and consulting company that also sells many software products, both developed in-house as well as obtained through acquisitions

General Electric: General Electric Company offers is a diversified conglomerate operating in many segments, including power and water, oil and gas, energy management, and more. In some areas, they also develop and sell software

Agfa: Everyone knows Agfa from photography, around 25% of Agfa's business is actually in healthcare imaging software

Brandwatch: Similar to a number of other Website builders, Content management providers that have developed their own CMS - Content Management system - and productize that CMS


Below a few examples of company types that are NOT included:

Resellers: that only sell third party software and do not develop their own software

Hosters and cloud platform providers that only use third party software for their hosting or cloud platforms

System Integrators that do not have their own IP but only develop and/or implement third-party software

Software development companies that only offer bespoke (custom) development projects but that do not productize software

Website builders that don’t have their own product

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