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 789.31 2649.30 228.30
2 AI & Machine learning 736.20 3724.40 156.80
3 Neural Networks 420.76 566.50 31.50
4 ERP & Process Management 303.08 4392.30 62.50
5 Security 229.95 2849.90 71.90
6 HealthTech 216.67 2400.90 112.00
7 ERP 186.52 2685.00 39.70
8 Data Management 175.78 2182.10 54.40
9 Entertainment 166.91 1950.90 43.70
10 EduTech - learning 152.25 1440.30 53.20
11 Accounting and Taxes 142.15 2041.30 57.10
12 Investment Banking 140.51 617.10 35.50
13 Business Intelligence 107.35 811.50 26.60
14 Human Resources 94.21 1352.60 38.40
15 Web and Content Management 91.87 1243.20 32.70
16 Retail 91.40 1017.80 39.80
17 Data Warehousing Software 90.96 962.90 32.80
18 Sales and Marketing 88.01 1307.70 37.40
19 InsurTech 85.34 482.90 54.80
20 Learning Management Systems (LMS) 78.61 721.10 23.60
21 General Healthcare software 75.73 898.40 35.20
22 Knowledge Management 74.17 1290.20 11.70
23 Point of Sale (POS) 66.82 828.60 30.90
24 Engineering & Scientific 65.33 784.50 41.10
25 Networking 63.56 996.90 11.90
26 Transportation, Logistics & Inventory 63.42 638.30 36.80
27 Game Developers 62.98 438.90 24.90
28 Asset management 61.08 208.30 19.40
29 General BI 61.05 617.60 15.60
30 Virtualization & Network Resources 58.27 918.70 9.90
31 EduTech - institutions 56.87 608.20 21.30
32 Manufacturing 53.26 568.40 28.20
33 Collaboration & Communication 45.35 546.30 28.50
34 General Data Management 43.61 681.20 8.10
35 Supply Chain Management 43.54 520.60 10.00
36 Health Insurance Software 43.46 233.10 18.50
37 E-Commerce & Retail 42.80 549.80 22.50
38 Medical Equipment Software 42.15 279.60 21.70
39 Governance, risk and compliance 41.85 613.00 20.70
40 Electronic Medical Records 40.74 595.60 21.90
41 Computer Aided Design (CAD) 39.01 413.30 26.10
42 HSE- Health, Safety and Environment 36.10 529.60 7.90
43 Hospitality 34.04 490.50 20.10
44 Customer Service & Support 33.45 414.90 19.60
45 Payment Processing 32.81 304.70 16.10
46 Procurement & Purchasing 30.29 410.30 13.30
47 Financial Planning 30.09 146.40 10.10
48 Security Software 29.67 261.80 6.70
49 Financial Planning & Advisors 29.21 138.20 6.30
50 Customer Relationship Management 28.05 440.60 11.10
51 Real Estate 26.76 298.90 17.60
52 Search and Information retrieval 23.56 283.00 19.50
53 Content Management 22.72 380.30 4.30
54 Payment Processing 22.32 315.40 10.30
55 Travel 22.09 257.20 9.80
56 Language Translation 21.25 241.00 19.50
57 Loan Software 21.25 193.10 6.90
58 Web Shopping 19.46 263.40 10.30
59 Government, Public sector 19.43 247.00 4.10
60 Facilities Management 19.32 296.40 5.20
61 Banking Software 19.09 106.20 4.70
62 Collaboration 18.81 221.30 12.70
63 Inventory Planning 18.38 237.90 14.10
64 AgriTech 18.09 114.30 29.40
65 Geographic Information systems 17.98 261.30 11.50
66 Call Center Management 17.40 236.30 7.80
67 Supply Chain Management 17.25 126.00 3.80
68 Property Management (Real Estate) 17.23 225.90 12.20
69 Property Management (Hotels) 16.99 227.40 11.30
70 Aerospace 16.83 202.60 3.20
71 PLM Software 16.52 294.90 1.00
72 Energy & Natural Resources 16.15 109.70 7.10
73 Transportation 15.47 240.50 7.40
74 Defense 15.29 177.30 2.50
75 Lead Management Software 13.94 198.00 8.60
76 Backup 13.86 133.70 3.60
77 Clubs, Membership and Sports 13.27 240.30 0.30
78 Integrated Accounting 13.14 119.30 4.70
79 Workforce Management 12.86 219.50 3.30
80 Accounts Payable 11.76 158.80 5.50
81 Computer Utilities 11.39 165.70 5.40
82 Sports Software 11.21 203.80 0.00
83 Non-Profit 11.07 56.00 6.30
84 Talent Management 11.03 186.40 1.30
85 Telecommunications 10.90 118.20 8.30
86 Practice Management 10.79 150.60 4.20
87 Data Mining 10.69 74.70 2.20
88 Pharmaceuticals and Chemical 10.64 110.60 6.70
89 Manufacturing 10.32 117.00 6.10
90 Environment 9.85 83.40 8.90
91 Travel Software 9.63 171.10 1.10
92 Services 9.62 112.30 6.10
93 Fraud & Anti-money laundering 9.50 120.00 7.40
94 Calendar, Scheduling 9.24 157.60 3.50
95 Food & Beverage 9.21 54.40 2.00
96 Engineering 8.69 86.10 3.40
97 Software Design & Development 8.63 149.60 2.80
98 Project Management 8.60 88.40 2.80
99 Warehouse Management 8.46 139.70 2.50
100 Inventory Management 8.34 125.70 3.10

Market Demographics

News Data

Funding Rounds Data

Date Type Raised
202115 Jan
Series A $4M
202115 Jan
Others $400M
202115 Jan
Series A $40M
202114 Jan
Others $4.85M
202114 Jan
Others $125M
202114 Jan
Series B $35M
202114 Jan
Series B $18.84M
202114 Jan
Series A $18.5M
202114 Jan
Series B $14M
202114 Jan
Series A $8M
202114 Jan
Series A $13.19M
202114 Jan
Series A $18.5M
202114 Jan
Others $100M
202114 Jan
Others $6.16M
202114 Jan
Series B $6M
202114 Jan
Seed $1.4M
202114 Jan
Others $200K
202114 Jan
Others $720M
202114 Jan
Others $12M
202114 Jan
Series C $79.01M
25489
Rounds
$292.38B
Total Value
$11.47M
Average
$100M
Maximum