CTC and Marcum put the spotlight on innovation and economic growth in Connecticut’s technology sector by recognizing the state’s 40 fastest growing tech companies.
HARTFORD, Conn. (August 6, 2012) – The Connecticut Technology Council (CTC) and Marcum LLP have announced the 2012 Marcum Tech Top 40 list of the 40 fastest growing technology companies in Connecticut. Winners are grouped into six areas of technology: Software, IT Services, Life Sciences, Advanced Manufacturing, New Media/Internet/Telecom, and Energy/ Environmental Technologies. Winners are selected on the basis of revenue growth over the last four years. Companies considered for this recognition have at least $3M in revenue, with some of the public companies this year approaching or exceeding $1Billion in revenue. CTC and Marcum LLP will honor the winning companies September 27, 2012 at the Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford.
The 2012 winners are primarily privately held companies, but 10 public companies also made the list, including: Priceline.com, FuelCell Energy and Alexion Pharmaceuticals. Geographically, Hartford County is home to 13 winning companies this year followed by Fairfield County with 12 companies and New Haven County with 10 companies.
“We, at Marcum, are very proud to celebrate Connecticut’s best and brightest innovators and technology companies each year at the Marcum Tech Top 40. This is our fifth year hosting this event and it is shaping up to be the best one yet with a very robust field of competitors at a terrific venue,” said Anthony P. Scillia, Partner-in-Charge, New England at Marcum. “As committed as Marcum is to serving the technology sector, this event is our way of spreading the good word about Connecticut’s abundant tech successes.”
“Connecticut is still proud of its remarkable heritage of innovation and invention. The 2012 list of Tech Top 40 companies reinforces the vital role of the tech sector in enabling the state to find ways to grow and create jobs even in a changing and challenging economic environment These 40 firms are role models and worthy of the attention this event brings them,” said Matthew Nemerson, President and CEO of the Connecticut Technology Council.
The September 27 awards program will include a mini-trade show featuring all the Marcum LLP 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 Marcum Tech Top 40 page.