Connecticut Technology Council and Marcum LLP Announce 2014 Marcum Tech Top 40 Winners
Seventh Annual Event to Honor Connecticut’s 40 Fastest Growing Tech Companies
Hartford, CT – The Connecticut Technology Council (CTC) and Marcum LLP today announced the Marcum Tech Top 40 list of the fastest growing technology companies in Connecticut. Winning companies will be honored at an awards ceremony at the Oakdale Theater in Wallingford on October 2.
The Marcum Tech Top 40, now in its 7th year, recognizes technology leaders in six industry sectors, including Advanced Manufacturing, Energy/Environmental, Life Sciences, New Media/Internet/Telecom, IT Services, and Software. The winning companies are privately and publicly held, with at least $3 million in annual revenue and a demonstrated record of growth in each of the preceding four years. Four 2014 finalists have over $1 billion in revenue.
This year’s winners range from newcomer VRSim, Inc., a creator of virtual reality training tools for industrial and manufacturing applications, to Priceline.com, a leader in mobile travel. 2014 winners are primarily privately held companies, but 12 public companies also made the list, including Rogers Corporation, Gartner Inc. and Alexion Pharmaceuticals. Geographically, Fairfield County is home to 16 winning companies this year, followed by Hartford County and New Haven County, both with ten companies.
“The annual Marcum Tech Top 40 gives us the opportunity not only to see innovation first-hand but also to recognize how Connecticut’s fastest growing technology companies are overcoming complex challenges to achieve success,” said Anthony P. Scillia, Partner-in-Charge, Marcum New England. “Marcum is extremely proud to partner with the Connecticut Technology Council on this outstanding program again this year and enthusiastically congratulates all the winners.”
Bruce Carlson, CTC’s President & CEO added, “Connecticut is proud of its remarkable heritage of innovation and invention. Job growth in Connecticut is going to come from the technology sector and these Tech Top 40 companies are a great example of the range of technology companies that are growing substantially in Connecticut.”
This year’s event sponsors include: title sponsor Marcum LLP, Capital One Bank, Connecticare, Comcast Business, Diversified Project Management, the law firm of Pullman & Comley, Robert Half Technology, TriNet, UK Trade & Investment, Webster Bank, Xand Corporation, and Wellstone Insurance.
The October 2 awards program will include an exhibition featuring the Marcum Tech Top 40 companies. Six category winners will be announced, and one company will be named overall winner for demonstrating the greatest percentage growth in revenue across all the technology verticals. To register, visit the CTC website.
COMPLETE LIST OF WINNERS BELOW
2014 Marcum Tech Top 40 Companies by Industry Category
APS Technology, Inc., Wallingford
Bolt Technology Corporation, Norwalk
Dymax Corporation, Torrington
Revolution Lighting Technologies, Inc., Stamford
Rogers Corporation, Rogers
FuelCell Energy, Inc., Danbury
Proton OnSite, Wallingford
Cervalis LLC, Shelton
Datto Inc., Norwalk
Gartner Inc., Stamford
Information Services Group Inc., Stamford
IT Direct, LLC, West Hartford
VLink Inc., South Windsor
Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Cheshire
Bio-Med Devices, Inc., Guilford
Metrum Research Group, LLC, Tariffville
Chief Executive Group, Greenwich
EasySeat, LLC, Plainville
Frontier Communications, Stamford
HealthPlanOne, LLC, Shelton
iSend, LLC, Middlebury
JobTarget, LLC, New London
M2 Media Group, Stamford
Priceline.com, Inc., Norwalk
Reality Interactive, LLC, Middletown
TVEyes Inc., Fairfield
Clarity Software Solutions, Inc., Madison
Core Informatics, LLC, Branford
eVariant, Inc., Farmington
Evolution1, Inc., Simsbury
Fitlinxx, Inc., Shelton
Higher One, Inc., New Haven
KenCast, Inc. Norwalk
Link Systems Inc., Stamford
Shoptech Corporation, Glastonbury
Square 9 Softworks, Inc., New Haven
SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc, Windsor
Tangoe, Inc., Orange
TicketNetwork, South Windsor
VRSim, Inc., East Hartford
About The Connecticut Technology Council
The Connecticut Technology Council is a statewide association of technology oriented companies and institutions, providing leadership in areas of policy advocacy, community building and assistance for growing companies. Speaking for 2,500 companies that employ some 200,000 residents, the Connecticut Technology Council seeks to provide a strong and urgent voice in support of the creation of a culture of innovation. This includes working to position Connecticut as a leader in idea creation, workforce preparation, entrepreneurial aptitude, early stage risk capital availability and providing on-going support and mentoring to high potential firms. For more information, visit www.ct.org.
About Marcum LLP
Marcum LLP is one of the largest independent public accounting and advisory services firms in the nation, with offices in major business markets throughout the U.S., as well as select international locations. Headquartered in New York City, Marcum provides a full spectrum of traditional tax, accounting, and assurance services; advisory, valuation, and litigation support; managed accounting services; and an extensive portfolio of specialty and niche industry practices. The Firm serves both privately held and publicly traded companies, as well as nonprofit and social sector entities, high net worth individuals, private equity funds, and hedge funds, with a focus on middle-market companies and closely held family businesses. Marcum is a member of the Marcum Group, an organization providing a comprehensive array of professional services.