A recent empirical study funded by Switzerland’s Cyber-Defence Campus and conducted by Swiss researchers has identified blockchain as the top-performing sector among information security startup investments.

Published on arXiv under the title “Measuring the performance of investments in information security startups: An empirical analysis by cybersecurity sectors using Crunchbase data,” the study meticulously evaluated and ranked 19 sectors within the information security startup ecosystem.

The findings of the research underscore the increasing investor confidence and promising potential of blockchain technology, surpassing fields like artificial intelligence, machine learning, private cloud, and cloud security.