December 9, 2010

Marcum Honors Top New England Tech Companies with Connecticut Technology Council

Marcum Honors Top New England Tech Companies with Connecticut Technology Council

Marcum annually teams with the Connecticut Technology Council to highlight the innovation and economic growth of the state’s technology sector by recognizing the 40 fastest growing tech companies in Connecticut. The 2010 nominees included Software, IT Services, Life Sciences, Advanced Manufacturing, New Media/Internet/Telecom and Energy/ Environmental companies with revenues ranging from $3M in revenue to some public companies exceeding $1 Billion.

Life Sciences Winner – Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Cheshire, CT-based Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. was named the 2010 Life Sciences Top Company for achieving revenue growth of 24,726% over the past four years and a significant market presence with Soliris(R), a product approved for the treatment of patients with paroxysmal nocturnal hemogolbinuria (PNH)1, a rare, but progressive and life-threatening disease characterized by the excessive destruction of red blood cells.

Advanced Manufacturing Winner – RSL Fiber Systems, LLC
RSL Fiber Systems, a newcomer to the Marcum Tech Top 40 list, manufactures advanced lighting solutions and integrated illumination for applications such as coal mining, refineries, offshore rigs, and first responders.

Energy/Environmental Technologies Winner – FuelCell Energy, LLC
FuelCell Energy has put Connecticut on the fuel cell map with its line of fuel cells for commercial, municipal and utility customers.

New Media/Internet/Telecom Technology Winner – HealthPlanOne, LLC
HealthPlanOne is a web-based health insurance brokerage focused on marketing individual/family and small business health insurance.

Software Winner – Higher One Holdings, Inc.
Higher One Holdings provides electronic payment and disbursement services for colleges and universities and their students. The company went public in June 2010.

IT Services Winner – Cervalis, LLC
Cervalis provides IT infrastructure solutions for managed business continuity, hosting, security, storage and co-location.

Marcum Technology partnerAlex Discepolo commented “The category winners of this year’s Marcum Tech Top 40 are an inspiration for other technology companies throughout Connecticut. They represent growth, innovation and perseverance – qualities that we believe are essential to fostering economic growth in the region.”