October 22, 2014
Eleven Philadelphia Companies Take Home Marcum Innovator of the Year Awards
New York City, NY - Eleven Philadelphia companies in four industry sectors tonight were named winners of 2014 Marcum Innovator of the Year Awards, a program presented by national accounting firm Marcum LLP in partnership with SmartCEO magazine. Winners were announced at a gala event at the Cescaphe Ballroom.
The Marcum Innovator of the Year Awards honor entrepreneurial companies who blaze a trail by continually seeking new ways to advance their industries. 2014 winners include:
- Small - Biomeme Inc.
- Medium - FlowMetric Inc.
- Large - Fibrocell Science
- Small - ComplianceBug
- Medium - Apex IT Group
- Large - eMoney Advisor
Manufacturing - Real Food Works LLC
- Emerging - Skyless Game Studios, LLC
- Small - Greenphire
- Medium - CoreDial, LLC
- Large - iPipeline
In addition, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children received a special Innovator Breakthrough Award for its exemplary care in working to ensure patient safety for children who exhibit behaviors that pose a danger to themselves and others.
"The Marcum Innovator of the Year Awards celebrate the drive, passion and genius of entrepreneurs who have chosen to walk the path forged right here in Philadelphia by some of our nation's greatest innovators - Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Edison and Albert Einstein," said Jeffrey D. Zudeck, Partner-in-Charge of Marcum's Philadelphia office. "We are inspired by them and enthusiastically congratulate them, as well as the highly accomplished pool of finalists participating in this year’s awards program."
"Philadelphia is the birthplace of many of our nation's firsts. The country's first hospital, first law firm, first banks, first insurance companies, first stock exchange, first daily newspaper, first magazine, first tradeshow and first patent were all originated by Philadelphia entrepreneurs. Marcum's Innovator of the Year Awards pay tribute to that same spirit of innovation that keeps Philadelphia at the cutting-edge of our nation," said David H. Glusman, Partner-in-Charge of Marcum's Philadelphia Advisory Practice Group.
The 2014 Marcum Innovator of the Year Awards are sponsored by PNC, 44 Business Capital and First Niagara. For a complete list of winners and finalists or for additional information, visit www.marcumllp.com/Innovator.
About Marcum LLP
Marcum LLP is one of the largest independent public accounting and advisory services firms in the United States. Ranked #15 nationally, Marcum LLP offers the resources of 1,300 professionals, including over 160 partners, in 22 offices throughout the U.S., Grand Cayman and China. Headquartered in New York City, the Firm's presence runs deep, with full-service offices strategically located in major business markets. Marcum is a member of the Marcum Group, an organization providing a comprehensive range of professional services spanning accounting and advisory, technology solutions, wealth management, and executive and professional recruiting. The Marcum Group companies include Marcum LLP; Marcum Technology LLC; Marcum Search LLC; Marcum Financial Services LLC; Marcum Bernstein & Pinchuk LLP; and MarcumBuchanan Associates LLC.