November 5, 2019

Connecticut Technology Council and Marcum LLP Announce 2019 Marcum Tech Top 40 Finalists

Featured Michael Brooder, Office Managing Partner, Hartford

Connecticut Technology Council and Marcum LLP Announce 2019 Marcum Tech Top 40 Finalists

Hartford, CT – The Connecticut Technology Council (CTC) and Marcum LLP today announced finalist companies in the 2019 Marcum Tech Top 40, an annual recognition of the fastest growing technology companies in Connecticut.

Twenty finalists are publicly traded companies and 14 have annual revenues in excess of $1 billion. Geographically, Fairfield County is home to 18 winners, followed by Hartford County with 10 and New Haven County with nine. New London, Middlesex, and Windham Counties each have one Tech Top 40 company this year. A complete list of finalists is available at, as well as below.

About the Marcum Tech Top 40

The Marcum Tech Top 40 recognizes technology leaders in six industry sectors, with one winner in each category. Sectors include Advanced Manufacturing, Energy/Environmental, Life Sciences, New Media/Internet/Telecom, IT Services, and Software.

An overall winner demonstrating the greatest percentage growth among all finalists will also be declared. In addition, a special Accelerator Award will go to the company or companies achieving the fastest growth.

Tech Top 40 companies are both privately and publicly held and have at least $3 million in annual revenue and a demonstrated record of revenue growth in each of the preceding four years. More than 400 Connecticut technology companies have been awarded since 2008.

Winners will be announced November 20, along with the release of a video featuring senior executives from selected Marcum Tech Top 40 companies. They will speak about the secrets to their success along with thoughts and advice on the role that tech companies should play in Connecticut’s economy.

“It has been a privilege to sponsor the Marcum Tech Top 40 awards for the past dozen years. We have seen some remarkable companies emerge from the Connecticut tech sector, most especially this year, and look forward to celebrating their achievements when the winners are announced this month,” said Michael K. Brooder, CPA, Marcum’s office managing partner in Hartford.

Severine Zygmont, CTC’s Board chair, said, “Connecticut is proud of its unique history of innovation and entrepreneurship. Growth in Connecticut comes in large measure from the technology sector, and these Marcum Tech Top 40 companies are outstanding examples of the achievements of the state’s growing tech sector.”

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 mission of the Connecticut Technology Council is to spark innovation, cultivate tech talent, foster business growth, advocate for industrybeneficial law and policy, expand the scope of industry networking and professional development, and celebrate industry achievements in the state. The CTC seeks to serve Connecticut’s technology ecosystem by providing leadership, support, mentoring, and advocacy to companies across every industry and at every stage of growth. For more information, visit

2019 Marcum Tech Top 40 Companies by Company Name
(Company Name, Category, City, County)

3Gtms, Software, Shelton, Fairfield
ADNET Technologies, IT Services, Farmington, Hartford
Amphenol Corp. /DE/, Advanced Manufacturing, Wallingford, New Haven
Arccos Golf LLC, Software, Software, Stamford, Fairfield
ARVINAS, INC., Accelerator, New Haven, New Haven
aventri, Software, Norwalk, Fairfield
BARNES GROUP INC, Advanced Manufacturing, Bristol, Hartford
Cara Therapeutics, Inc., Life Sciences, Stamford, Fairfield
CAS MEDICAL SYSTEMS INC, Life Sciences, Branford, New Haven
CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC. /MO/, New Media/ Internet/ Telecom, Stamford, Fairfield
Clarity Software Solutions, Inc., Software, Madison, New Haven
COCC, IT Services, Southington, Hartford
Continuity, Software, New Haven, New Haven
CRANE CO /DE/, Advanced Manufacturing, Stamford, Fairfield
Device42, Inc., Software, West Haven, New Haven
Eastern Co, Advanced Manufacturing, Naugatuck, New Haven
Exago Inc., Software, Shelton, Fairfield
FACTSET Research Systems Inc., Software, Norwalk, Fairfield
Foster Corporation, Advanced Manufacturing, Putnam, Windham
Frontier Communications Corp., New Media/ Internet/ Telecom, New Haven, New Haven
Hexcel Corporation, Advanced Manufacturing, Stamford, Fairfield
HUBBELL INC, IT Services, Shelton, Fairfield
IT Direct, IT Services, West Hartford, Hartford
KAMAN Corp, Advanced Manufacturing, Bloomfield, Hartford
KUBTEC, Life Sciences, Stratford, Fairfield
Kyber Security, IT Services, Fairfield, Fairfield
LYDALL INC /DE/, Advanced Manufacturing, Manchester, Hartford
MediaCrossing Inc., New Media / Internet / Telecom, Stamford, Fairfield
Metrum Research Group, Life Sciences, Tariffville, Hartford
MResult Corp., IT Services, Mystic, New London
Photronics, Inc., Advanced Manufacturing, Brookfield, Fairfield
Potoo Solutions, Norwalk, Fairfield
Precision Combustion, Inc., Energy, Environment, or Green Technology, North Haven, New Haven
RBC Bearings Inc., Advanced Manufacturing, Oxford, New Haven
Reality Interactive, New Media, Internet, or Telecommunications, Middletown, Middlesex
Saisystems International, IT Services, Shelton, Fairfield
SILGAN HOLDINGS INC, Advanced Manufacturing, Stamford, Fairfield
SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc, Software, Windsor, Hartford
STANLEY BLACK & DECKER, INC., Advanced Manufacturing, New Britain, Hartford
Tronox Holdings plc, Advanced Manufacturing, Stamford, Fairfield
UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORP /DE/, Advanced Manufacturing, Farmington, Hartford
WealthConductor LLC, Accelerator, Hartford, Hartford

About Marcum LLP
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