Self-Sovereign Identity

Self-Sovereign Identity: Value Chain Analysis, Business Models & Forecasts 2020-2024

Juniper Research’s new Self-Sovereign Identity market research provides extensive and timely analysis on one of the most innovative sectors of the digital identity market. The report provides insights into the technology, as well as a thorough assessment and forecasts for the business models emerging in this sector.

It contains vital analysis of the current state of the self-sovereign identity ecosystem, with insights for its future direction, accompanied by comprehensive forecasts for many aspects of the market. Readers will also be provided with vendor strategies and a fine-grained analysis of the current competitive landscape.

The research includes:
  • Market Trends & Opportunities (PDF)
  • 5-Year Market Sizing & Forecast Spreadsheet (Excel)


Key Features

  • Market Trends: Detailed evaluation of the market forces and other elements shaping the evolution of the self-sovereign identity space.
  • Benchmark Industry Forecasts: Providing adoption rate and usage of self-sovereign identity by consumers and businesses, alongside revenue attributable to the following business models:
    • Per user monetisation
    • Per request monetisation
    • Subscription monetisation
  • Juniper Research Phased Evolution Analysis: Evaluation and strategic guidance on the future direction and progress of self-sovereign identity, compared to other identity technologies.
  • Juniper Research Competitive Index: Analysis of key players in the self-sovereign identity space, including:
    • 1Kosmos BlockID
    • ArcBlock
    • BanQu
    • Blockpass
    • Cambridge Blockchain
    • Civic
    • Danube Technologies
    • Diwala
    • Everynym
    • Finema
    • IBM
    • Jolocom
    • Juru
    • KYC-Chain
    • Learning Machine
    • Meeco
    • Metadium
    • Microsoft
    • NEC
    • NuID
    • Ontology
    • Peer Mountain
    • SelfKey
    • ShoCard
    • Sovrin
    • uPort
    • Validated ID
    • Zinc

Key Questions

  1. How will self-sovereign identity platforms be used in the future?
  2. What are the best business models for this form of identity?
  3. What are the strategies being employed by the leaders in this space?
  4. What are the key factors affecting the development of the market?
  5. What is the size of the self-sovereign identity opportunity?

Companies Referenced

Interviewed: Acuant, Callsign, Civic, Evernym, Experian, IDEMIA, Signicat.
Case Studied: KardiaChain
Included in Juniper Research Innovation Index: 1Kosmos BlockID, ArcBlock, BanQu, Blockpass, Cambridge Blockchain, Civic, Danube Technologies, Diwala, Evernym, Finema, IBM, Jolocom, Juru, KYC-Chain, Learning Machine, Meeco, Metadium, Microsoft, NEC, NuID, Ontology, Peer Mountain, SelfKey, ShoCard, Sovrin, uPort, Validated ID,, Zinc.
Mentioned: Accenture, Alastria, ATB Financial, Barclaycard, ConsenSys, CULedger, Deutsche Telekom, DIF (Dencentralized Identity Foundation), EVRY, Facebook, Gemalto, Google, Hyperledger Project, Infopulse, iRespond, Irish Life, Jumio, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, McAfee, Mitek, Novartis, OAX Foundation, Onfido, Oracle,, PayPal, SBB (the Swiss Federal Railway), SITA, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, Telus, Truu, US Department of Homeland Security, V-ICT-OR (the Flemish ICT Organisation), W3C (World Wide Web Consortium).

Data & Interactive Forecast

Juniper Research’s Self-Sovereign Identity forecast suite includes projections in terms of self-sovereign app adoption, users and revenue..
  • Data splits for 8 key global regions in addition to country breakdowns for:
    • Australia
    • Brazil
    • Canada
    • China
    • France
    • Germany
    • India
    • Italy
    • Japan
    • Mexico
    • Russia
    • Turkey
    • UK
    • US
  • Total self-sovereign identity apps market
  • User-based monetisation forecast, including:
    • Number of apps monetised on a per user basis
    • Average revenue per user per annum
    • Total user-based monetisation revenue per annum
  • Request-based monetisation forecast, including:
    • Number of apps monetised on a per request basis
    • Average number of requests per user per annum
    • Average revenue per request
    • Average revenue per user per annum
    • Total request-based monetisation revenue per annum
  • Subscription-based monetisation forecast, including:
    • Number of businesses using self-sovereign identity
    • Number of businesses using a self-sovereign identity subscription
    • Average subscription revenue paid per business
    • Total subscription-based monetisation revenue per annum
  • Interactive Scenario Tool allowing users to manipulate Juniper Research’s data for 9 different metrics.
  • Access to the full set of forecast data of 30 tables and over 5,000 datapoints.
Juniper Research’s highly granular interactive Excels enable clients to manipulate Juniper Research’s forecast data and charts to test their own assumptions using the Interactive Scenario Tool; and compare select markets side by side in customised charts and tables. IFxls greatly increase clients’ ability to both understand a particular market and to integrate their own views into the model.

Self-Sovereign Identity Reports


Full Research Suite

Self-Sovereign ID full research suite comprises:

  • Self-Sovereign ID PDF report
  • Interactive Forecast IFXL spreadsheet
  • 12 months' access to Self-Sovereign ID data updates in harvest - find out more


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Feb 2020




Report PDF & Excel

Self-Sovereign ID full research suite comprises:

  • Self-Sovereign ID PDF report
  • Interactive Forecast IFXL spreadsheet


Click here for more information and purchase options

Feb 2020




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Research Details

Juniper Research
James Moar
Fintech & Payments
8 Key Regions - includes North America, Latin America, West Europe, Central & East Europe, Far East & China, Indian Subcontinent, Rest of Asia Pacific and Africa & Middle East
Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russian Federation, Turkey, UK, USA