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Global E-signature Market: Size, Trends and Forecast (2018-2022)

Global E-signature Market: Size, Trends and Forecast (2018-2022)

Scope of the Report

The report entitled “Global E-signature Market: Size, Trends and Forecast (2018-2022)”, provides an in-depth analysis of the global e-signature market by value, by number of transactions settled through e-signatures, by total addressable market value and the global digital signature market by value. The report also provides a regional analysis of the U.S. E-signature market by TAM value, the U.S. E-signature TAM by number of firms, by average selling price and the U.S. Digital signature market by value.

Furthermore, the report also assesses the key opportunities in the market and outlines the factors that are and will be driving the growth of the industry. Growth of the overall global e-signature market has also been forecasted for the period 2018-2022, taking into consideration the previous growth patterns, the growth drivers and the current and future trends.

The e-signature market consists of a number of players. The key market players are DocuSign Inc., Adobe Systems Inc. (Adobe Sign), OneSpan (eSignLive) and SIGNiX, Inc. The company profiling of the above market players has been done in the report consisting of their business overview, financial overview and the business strategies adopted by the companies.

Country Coverage

The U.S.

Company Coverage

DocuSign Inc.
Adobe Systems Inc. (Adobe Sign)
OneSpan (eSignLive Inc.)
SIGNiX, Inc.

Executive Summary

An e-signature (electronic signature) is a digital version of its traditional pen-and-paper equivalent. It generally refers to the adoption of an electronic message, transaction or document. E-signature can assume various forms such as a typed name at the end of an email, a typed name on an electronic form or document, a personal identification number (PIN) used for any kind of transaction or clicking on the ‘Agree’ or the ‘OK’ button on any online contract. An electronic signature represents a user’s verified intent to sign a document.

A digital signature is a specific type of e-signature and there are some differences between an e-signature and a digital signature. While an e-signature is an authorized way to sign a document, a digital signature is a way to encrypt documents with invisible digital codes, making it verify difficult to tamper with.

The e-signature market can be segmented on the basis of type, component, deployment and application. Various types of e-signatures are click-to-sign, basic electronic, advanced electronic. Components of e-signatures include software and services. On the basis of deployment, e-signature market is classified as on-premise, cloud based and web based.

The global e-signature market has been growing consistently over the past few years and is expected to grow even further during the forecast period (2018-2022) driven by factors such as increasing online shopping and online documentation, penetration of internet and the growing acceptance of e-signatures in the BFSI (Banking, Financial services and Insurance) sector. However, the e-signature market is relatively new and faces certain challenges such as securing consumer confidence, huge implementation or investment cost and a potential threat from certified email.


1. Executive Summary
2. Introduction
2.1 E-Signatures: An Overview
2.1.1 Components of E-Signatures
Table 1: Components of E-Signatures
2.1.2 Features of E-Signatures
2.1.3 E-Signatures and Digital Signatures: Difference
2.2 Evolution of E-Signatures
2.2.1 The Evolution of E-Signatures in the U.S.
2.2.2 The History of Digital Signature Technology
Table 2: The History of Digital Signature Technology
2.3 E-Signatures Market Segmentation
Table 3: E-Signatures Market Segmentation
2.4 Benefits of E-Signatures
Table 4: Benefits of E-Signatures
2.5 Application of E-signatures
2.5.1 Uses of E-Signatures
2.5.2 Application of E-Signatures in Organizations
2.6 Working of E-Signatures
Table 5: Working of E-Signatures
3. Global Market Analysis
3.1 Global E-Signature Market: An Analysis
3.1.1 Global E-Signature Market by TAM (Total Addressable Market) Value
Table 6: Global E-Signature Market by TAM Value; 2017 (US$ Billion)
3.1.2 Global E-Signature Market by Value
Table 7: Global E-Signature Market by Value; 2014-2017 (US$ Billion)
Table 8: Global E-Signature Market by Value; 2018-2022 (US$ Billion)
3.1.3 Global E-Signature Market by Number of Transactions settled through E-Signatures
Table 9: Global E-Signature Market by Number of Transactions settled through E-Signatures; 2014-2017 (Millions)
3.2 Global Digital Signature Market : An Analysis
3.2.1 Global Digital Signature Market by Value
Table 10: Global Digital Signature Market by Value; 2015-2017 (US$ Billion)
Table 11: Global Digital Signature Market by Value; 2018-2022 (US$ Billion)
4. Regional Market Analysis
4.1 The U.S. E-Signature Market : An Analysis
4.1.1 The U.S. E-Signature TAM by Number of Firms
Table 12: The U.S. E-Signature TAM by Number of Firms; 2018 (‘000)
4.1.2 The U.S. E-Signature TAM by Average Selling Price
Table 13: The U.S. E-Signature TAM by Average Selling Price; 2018 (US$ thousand)
4.1.3 The U.S. E-Signature Market by TAM Value
Table 14: The U.S. E-Signature Market by TAM Value ; 2018 (US$ Million)
4.2 The U.S. Digital Signature Market : An Analysis
4.2.1 The U.S. Digital Signature Market by Value
Table 15: The U.S. Digital Signature Market by Value; 2017-2022 (US$ Million)
5. Market Dynamics
5.1 Growth Drivers
5.1.1 Online Shopping and E-commerce
Table 16: Global Retail E-commerce Sales; 2014-2021 (US$ Billion)
5.1.2 Increasing Online Documentation
5.1.3 Acceptance of Digital Signatures in the BFSI (Banking, Financial Services and Insurance) Sector
5.1.4 Penetration of Internet
Table 17: Internet Users in the World by Geographic Regions; 2017
Table 18: World Internet Usage and Population Statistics; 2017
5.2 Challenges
5.2.1 Securing Consumer Confidence
5.2.2 Certified email: A Potential Risk to Digital Signatures
5.2.3 Investment or Implementation Cost
5.3 Market Trends
5.3.1 Growing Relevance of E-Signatures for Banking
Table 19: Share of Bank Account owners making Digital Payments; 2017 (Percentage, %)
5.3.2 Social Media Changing the Way of Authenticating Digital Identity
5.3.3 SaaS Model for E-Signatures - Cloud Solution
Table 20: Global SaaS Market by Value; 2016-2022 (US$ Billion)
5.3.4 Use of Blockchain technology in the E-Signature Market
6. Competitive Landscape
6.1 Global E-Signature Market Players by Market Share
Table 21: Global E-Signatures Market Players by Market Share; 2018
6.2 Global E-Signature Market Players by Number of Websites
Table 22: Global E-Signatures Market Players by Number of Websites; 2018
6.3 Global E-Signature Market Players by Services
Table 23: Global E-Signature Market Players by Services
6.4 Global E-Signature Market Players: Financial Comparison
Table 24: Global E-Signature Market Players Financial Comparison; 2018
6.5 The U.S. E-Signature Market by Players
Table 25: The U.S. E-Signature Market by Players; 2018
6.6 Europe E-Signature Market by Players
Table 26: Europe E-Signature Market by Players; 2018
6.7 Asia-Pacific E-Signature Market by Players
Table 27: Asia-Pacific E-Signature Market by Players; 2018
7. Company Profile
7.1 DocuSign Inc.
7.1.1 Business Overview
7.1.2 Financial Overview
Table 28: DocuSign Inc. Revenue; 2016-2018 (US$ Million)
Table 29: DocuSign Inc. Revenue by Segments ; 2018 (Percentage, %)
Table 30: DocuSign Inc. Revenue by Geography ; 2018 (Percentage, %)
7.1.3 Business Strategy
7.2 Adobe Systems Inc. (Adobe Sign)
7.2.1 Business Overview
7.2.2 Financial Overview
Table 31: Adobe Systems Inc. Revenue; 2013-2017 (US$ Billion)
Table 32: Adobe Systems Inc. Revenue by Segments; 2017 (Percentage, %)
Table 33: Adobe Systems Inc. Revenue by Geography; 2017 (Percentage, %)
7.2.3 Business Strategy
7.3 OneSpan (eSignLive Inc.)
7.3.1 Business Overview
7.3.2 Financial Overview
Table 34: OneSpan Revenue; 2013-17 (US$ Million)
Table 35: OneSpan Revenue by Segments; 2017 (Percentage, %)
Table 36: OneSpan Revenue by Geography; 2017 (Percentage, %)
7.3.3 Business Strategy
7.4 SIGNiX, Inc.
7.4.1 Business Overview
7.4.2 Business Strategy

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