Marcum Tech Top 40 Awards | Event Recap 2008

A Celebration of Connecticut Technology
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About the Celebration

The 2008 UHY LLP Tech Top 40 Awards Gala and Technology Showcase was held on 11/6/08. Over 350 attendees gathered for an evening of networking and award presentations to CT’s 40 fastest growing companies in six technology areas – for Software, IT Services, New Media/Internet, Life Sciences, Advanced Manufacturing, Energy/ Environmental Technology (including green technologies) and Telecom.
The evening’s biggest announcement came at the end of the awards program, naming Ticket Software LLC as Connecticut’s fastest growing technology company in 2008. The South Windsor-based company, Connecticut’s answer to StubHub, grew at the impressive rate of 4828% over the last four years, adding staff and growing revenue at an impressive pace.

The Council also announced the six companies whose revenue put them at the top of their respective technology categories:

Advanced Manufacturing

Pelham Sloane – Fairfield
Manufacture sleek, thin computers primarily for the healthcare, hospitality and retail industries, Pelham Sloane’s products deliver space and energy efficiencies without sacrificing processing power or configuration flexibility.

Energy/Environmental Technologies

Clean Diesel Technologies – Stamford
Provides sustainable solutions to reduce emissions, increase energy efficiency and lower the carbon intensity of on- and off-road engine applications. These solutions are in commercial use worldwide, helping manufacturers comply with more strict regulatory emissions and air quality standards.

Life Sciences

Alexion Pharmaceuticals – Cheshire
A biopharmaceutical company working to develop and deliver life-changing drug therapies for patients with serious medical conditions. Its successful first drug candidate, Soliris, was delivered to the American and European markets in 2007

New Media/Internet/Telecom Technologies

JobTarget – New London
JobTarget builds custom-built, private-label online job sites for trade associations, government and others, managing over 1000 independent job boards for professional and trade associations, publishers, and online entrepreneurs.

IT Services

MTM Technologies, Inc. – Stamford
Offering comprehensive solutions in the areas of secure access, unified communications, consolidation, and virtualization.



Ticket Software – South Windsor
is the world’s leading provider of real-time ticket inventory and sells sought after tickets to concert, sporting, and theater events through North America. The company is also the leading-edge technology provider in the secondary ticketing industry.


Connecticut Innovations




DelVecchio & Casey


Pullman & Comley, LLC

Robert Half Technology

Webster Bank

Wellstone Insurance

Business New Haven

Fairfield County Business Journal

Hartford Business Journal

This list of winning companies was compiled on the basis of revenue growth over the last four years. Companies considered for this recognition were required to have at least $50,000 in revenue in the first year and $3M in revenue in the fourth year, with some of the public companies winning this year exceeding $1Billion in revenue. The list is made up primarily of privately held companies, but does include eleven public companies.

Connecticut Medal of Technology

In addition to the Tech Top 40 Awards, the Connecticut Medal of Technology was presented to Professor T.P. MA from Yale. View the press release–>
Professor T.P. Ma, Yale University receives the CT Medal of Technology

The Medal of Technology is Connecticut’s highest honor for technological achievement in fields crucial to Connecticut’s economic competitiveness.

2008 Tech Top 40 Companies

Advanced Manufacturing
Axsys Technologies, Inc. Bolt Technology Corp. M Cubed Technologies, Inc On Site Gas Systems, Inc. Pelham Sloane, Inc. Presstek, Inc.
Energy/Environmental Services
APS Technology, Inc. Basement Systems, Inc. Clean Diesel Technologies, Inc. FuelCell Energy, Inc. INNCOM International, Inc. Sensor Switch, Inc.
Life Sciences
Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. CAS Medical Systems, Inc. Defibtech, LLC IMS Health Inc. Z-Medica Corporation

New Media/Internet/Telecom Technologies

JobTarget, LLC Jupitermedia Corporation Tangoe, Inc. VBrick Systems, Inc
IT Services
Cervalis LLC Fuss & O’Neill Technologies MTM Technologies, Inc. Perimeter eSecurity The TNS Group VIRTERA


Adeptra, Inc. Evolution Benefits, Inc. Higher One L-1 Identity Solutions, Inc. Open Solutions Inc. Premise Corporation
Protegrity Corporation Terra Technology, Inc Ticket Software LLC TopCoder, Inc. Triple Point Technology, Inc.

2008 Program Sponsors


McLaughlin DelVecchio & Casey Oracle Pullman & Comley, LLC

Robert Half Technologies Webster Bank Wellstone Insurance

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