ISVWorld Hot 100 Segments

ISVWorld ranks all software segments and subsegments in its Taxonomy to identify the 100 hottest segments. This ranking is refreshed every month and is a blended rank based on the following data:

  • ISVWorld Growth Score©:ISVWorld calculates 6 month and 12 month historic growth as well as short term and longterm projected growth scores per ISV. These scores are aggregated and corrected for size and result in a single growth score per ISV.This data is aggregated for all ISVs active in a segment.
  • ISVWorldScore©: A blended score per ISV of growth scores above as well as portfolio profile, alexa data, login volumes and more.Again, aggregated into a segment score.
  • ISVWorldNews Score©: looks at news frequency trends over last 3, last 6, last 12 and last 24 months by segment
  • ISVWorldFunding Score©:uses trends in both the number of funding rounds, the total aggregated funding amounts, the typeof funding rounds and distribution of funding round sizes, measured over last 3, last 6, last 12 and last 24 months, by segment

ISVWorld Taxonomy

Language Translation

Aerospace

Pharmaceuticals and Chemical

Anti Piracy

Research & Survey Analysis

Statistics and Mathematics

Microsoft

Cloud

Open Source

SAP

Oracle

IoT

Mobile

New Classification Test

Microservices

Printer & Peripheral Utilities

API - Webservices

Payments

Virtual Reality

Hot 100 Segments

Rank Segment ISVWorld Score News Score Funding Score
1 Fintech & Banking 940.73 2476.60 339.60
2 HealthTech 644.40 1566.30 128.40
3 AI & Machine learning 371.46 2404.40 189.10
4 Investment Banking 313.69 702.10 72.60
5 Medical Equipment Software 252.21 221.40 30.80
6 Security 238.91 1784.00 88.40
7 ERP & Process Management 227.03 2611.90 87.30
8 Accounting and Taxes 198.15 1517.90 84.80
9 Data Management 172.70 1594.30 79.60
10 EduTech - learning 168.65 836.40 72.20
11 InsurTech 140.73 439.80 87.80
12 ERP 135.24 1621.30 41.10
13 Web and Content Management 114.58 822.60 54.40
14 Financial Planning 103.64 173.50 18.90
15 Business Intelligence 103.13 555.20 28.70
16 Financial Planning & Advisors 101.97 164.60 17.40
17 Retail 99.92 687.80 49.90
18 Entertainment 98.74 676.00 54.40
19 Transportation, Logistics & Inventory 98.39 523.00 60.50
20 Learning Management Systems (LMS) 92.96 551.00 31.60
21 Human Resources 91.60 872.60 40.80
22 Data Warehousing Software 91.43 685.10 46.40
23 Sales and Marketing 87.32 962.90 54.80
24 Asset management 84.27 212.60 26.00
25 Point of Sale (POS) 79.77 561.50 38.80
26 E-Commerce & Retail 75.86 440.10 36.20
27 General Healthcare software 74.53 559.10 34.10
28 Engineering & Scientific 72.49 492.60 55.70
29 General BI 72.49 423.80 18.50
30 Health Insurance Software 66.42 178.70 33.30
31 Governance, risk and compliance 53.88 454.00 29.90
32 Knowledge Management 53.57 928.90 9.20
33 Manufacturing 53.19 408.10 44.90
34 Neural Networks 52.37 367.70 31.40
35 Real Estate 46.96 239.20 19.90
36 EduTech - institutions 45.64 173.30 27.50
37 Game Developers 45.19 310.60 28.80
38 Computer Aided Design (CAD) 45.01 267.90 36.50
39 Hospitality 44.81 334.20 23.40
40 Networking 44.09 578.40 10.90
41 Payment Processing 43.95 206.80 19.20
42 Virtualization & Network Resources 40.95 532.00 9.70
43 General Data Management 39.22 489.40 14.80
44 Procurement & Purchasing 37.03 325.20 18.80
45 Energy & Natural Resources 36.91 92.70 13.10
46 Collaboration & Communication 36.85 309.50 29.80
47 Payment Processing 36.78 214.00 16.10
48 Electronic Medical Records 35.93 358.50 20.30
49 Supply Chain Management 35.82 351.60 24.40
50 Web Shopping 35.23 185.90 16.10
51 Banking Software 34.79 62.70 5.30
52 AgriTech 33.51 116.80 39.00
53 Property Management (Real Estate) 32.53 178.10 13.40
54 Environment 32.47 85.30 14.40
55 Property Management (Hotels) 32.35 174.80 13.40
56 Services 31.72 100.40 12.40
57 Customer Service & Support 31.58 246.50 24.40
58 Content Management 31.26 227.30 10.80
59 Environmental Management 28.64 77.00 11.90
60 Search and Information retrieval 27.06 201.60 21.50
61 Customer Relationship Management 26.68 313.80 13.70
62 Waste Management & Pest Control 26.36 45.30 10.90
63 Language Translation 26.00 178.50 21.40
64 Transportation 25.45 207.60 17.50
65 HSE- Health, Safety and Environment 24.73 297.90 9.80
66 Loan Software 23.02 111.70 9.40
67 Inventory Planning 21.57 179.90 16.90
68 Workforce Management 19.39 150.50 5.90
69 Aerospace 19.22 129.60 5.40
70 Geographic Information systems 18.75 152.60 11.90
71 Call Center Management 18.18 139.20 13.20
72 Construction 17.46 36.20 5.00
73 Government, Public sector 16.90 162.00 5.10
74 Integrated Accounting 16.77 87.00 6.40
75 Collaboration 16.67 138.10 14.20
76 Pharmaceuticals and Chemical 16.46 90.50 10.40
77 Facilities Management 16.10 200.10 9.80
78 Manufacturing 15.80 89.50 12.90
79 Telecommunications 15.58 79.70 12.10
80 Access Control 15.00 71.80 7.20
81 Accounts Payable 14.97 130.90 6.60
82 Fraud & Anti-money laundering 14.97 92.20 10.60
83 Financial Reporting 14.74 111.90 5.60
84 Lead Management Software 13.96 157.10 12.80
85 Mining 13.54 9.30 0.40
86 Backup 13.51 98.50 3.90
87 Travel 13.39 68.30 11.80
88 Defense 12.39 107.40 2.10
89 Purchase Orders (PO's) 12.36 59.00 4.30
90 Payroll/Personnel 12.25 58.60 6.30
91 Security Software 12.18 154.60 5.70
92 Engineering 11.44 64.60 7.20
93 Warehouse Management 11.31 119.60 6.70
94 PLM Software 10.95 187.20 1.70
95 Inventory Management 10.73 108.50 7.00
96 Non-Profit 9.96 38.60 7.90
97 Logistics 9.86 39.50 7.40
98 Expense Report 9.86 97.00 6.80
99 Talent Management 9.62 122.50 2.30
100 Anti Piracy 9.30 81.30 3.20

Market Demographics

News Data

Funding Rounds Data

Date Type Raised
202120 Oct
Seed $22M
202119 Oct
Series C $60M
202119 Oct
Others $300M
202119 Oct
Seed $7M
202119 Oct
Seed $2M
202119 Oct
Seed $5.5M
202119 Oct
Seed $2.68M
202119 Oct
Seed $1.8M
202119 Oct
Seed $1.2M
202119 Oct
Series A $500M
202119 Oct
Seed $7M
202119 Oct
Others $200M
202119 Oct
Seed $2.2M
202119 Oct
Others $90M
202119 Oct
Others $25M
202119 Oct
Others $5.7M
202119 Oct
Series A $25M
202119 Oct
Series A $2M
202119 Oct
Seed $1.5M
202119 Oct
Others $50M
28428
Rounds
$354.41B
Total Value
$12.47M
Average
$100M
Maximum