Marcum Tech Top 40

Marcum Tech Top 40

A Celebration of Connecticut’s Fastest Growing Technology CompaniesTech Top 40 Categories

At the Marcum Tech Top 40 event, forty companies are recognized for outstanding revenue growth. Each TT40 company is categorized under one of six industry verticals (see side panel for industry verticals.)

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2015 Marcum Tech Top 40 Companies

Congratulations to the 2015 Marcum Tech Top 40! 

CompanyCategoryCity & County
Amphenol CorporationAdvanced ManufacturingWallingford (New Haven County)
APS Technology, Inc.Advanced ManufacturingWallingford (New Haven County)
Barnes Group Inc.Advanced ManufacturingBristol (Hartford County)
Dymax CorporationAdvanced ManufacturingTorrington(Litchfield County)
Harman International Industries, Inc.Advanced ManufacturingStamford (Fairfield county)
Hexcel CorporationAdvanced ManufacturingStamford (Fairfield county)
RBC Bearings Inc.Advanced ManufacturingOxford (New Haven county)
Revolution Lighting Technologies, Inc.Advanced ManufacturingStamford, (Fairfield county)
FuelCell Energy, Inc.Energy / Environmental / Green TechnologyDanbury (Fairfield county)
Proton OnSiteEnergy / Environmental / Green TechnologyWallingford (New Haven county)
F3 Technology PartnersIT ServicesWest Hartford (Hartford county)
Gartner, Inc.IT ServicesStamford (Fairfield county)
MResult CorporationIT ServicesMystic (New London county)
SAI Systems International, Inc.IT ServicesShelton (Fairfield county)
Southridge Technology Grp, LLCIT ServicesBrookfield (Fairfield county)
The Network Support Co.IT ServicesDanbury (Fairfield county)
VLink, Inc.IT ServicesSouth Windsor (Hartford county)
Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.Life SciencesCheshire (New Haven county)
Protein Sciences CorporationLife SciencesMeriden (New Haven county)
Metrum Research Group, LLCLife SciencesTariffville (Hartford county)
Bio-Med Devices, inc.Life SciencesGuilford (New Haven county)
Chief Executive Group, LLCNew Media / Internet / TelecomGreenwich (Fairfield county)
HealthPlanOne, LLCNew Media / Internet / TelecomTrumbull (Fairfield county)
iSend, LLCNew Media / Internet / TelecomMiddlebury (New Haven county)
M2 Media Group, LLCNew Media / Internet / TelecomStamford (Fairfield county)
Priceline Group Inc.New Media / Internet / TelecomNorwalk (Fairfield county)
Reality Interactive, LLCNew Media / Internet / TelecomMiddletown (Middlesex county)
TVEyes Inc.New Media / Internet / TelecomFairfield (Fairfield county)
Clarity Software Solutions, IncSoftwareMadison (New Haven county)
ContinuitySoftwareNew Haven (New Haven county)
Core InformaticsSoftwareBranford (New Haven county)
Datto, Inc.IT ServicesNorwalk (Fairfield county)
Evariant, Inc.SoftwareFarmington (Hartford county)
Higher One Holdings, Inc.SoftwareNew Haven (New Haven county)
Insurity, Inc.SoftwareHartford (Hartford county)
Shoptech Software CorporationSoftwareGlastonbury (Hartford county)
Square 9 SoftworksSoftwareNew Haven (New Haven county)
SS&C Technologies, Inc.SoftwareWindsor (Hartford county)
Tangoe, Inc.SoftwareOrange (New Haven county)


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Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for the 2015 Marcum Tech Top 40, a company must meet the following criteria:

  1. Must be headquartered in Connecticut. Subsidiaries or company divisions are not eligible.
  2. Must have proprietary technology or propriety intellectual property that contributes to a significant portion of a company’s operating revenue. A company is also eligible if it devotes a significant portion of its revenue to the research and development of technology.
  3. A  company employing the technology of other companies to provide information technology services or is a value added reseller (VAR) or a “systems integrator” is eligible in the category of IT Services (see below).
  4. Must be in business for a minimum of four years. or must be in business or a minimum of two years to be included in the Accelerator Category
  5. Must have first year (2011) revenue of $50,000 and fourth year revenue of $3 million.

Accelerator Company Requirements:

  1. Companies who are experiencing significant revenue growth but do not yet meet the requirement of having been in business for at least four years may apply under the Accelerator Category.
  2. Must have been in business for two or three years
  3. Must have reached at least three million in revenue within a 2-3 year period

Companies must fall into one of the following six technology categories:

1. Software – Producers of bundled and/or un-bundled software applications for business or consumer who employ different business models; mainly either license/maintenance based or cloud based. Also included in this category is software developed for specific industries such as banking, insurance, manufacturing, transportation, training, or healthcare. Mobile Apps are included in the Software Category.

2. IT Services – Providers of computer and internet-related services to businesses and consumers including software consulting, disaster recovery, web design, data input and processing, internet security, e-commerce services, and web hosting and systems engineering.

3. New Media/Internet/Telecom – New Media – is a catch-all term for all forms of electronic communication. Examples are:

  • Special audiovisual effects of any kind
  • Streaming video and streaming audio
  • 3-D and virtual reality environments and effects
  • Highly interactive user interfaces
  • Mobile presentation and computing capabilities
  • Any kind of communication requiring high-bandwidth
  • CD and DVD media
  • Telephone and digital data integration
  • Online communities or social media sites
  • Live Internet broadcasting
  • Person-to-person visual communication

Telecom is defined as those companies who focus on the transmission of voice and data including long distance providers, local exchange carriers, and wireless communications services and components. Also included are satellite and microwave communications services and equipment.

4. Life Sciences – (Biotech, Medical Devices and Pharmaceuticals) – Biotech is defined as developers of technology promoting drug development, disease treatment, and a deeper understanding of living organisms.

This includes human, animal, and industrial biotechnology products and services. Also included are biosensors, biotechnology equipment, and pharmaceuticals. Medical Devices companies manufacturing medical instruments and devices including medical diagnostic equipment (X-ray, CAT scan, MRI), medical therapeutic devices (drug delivery, surgical instruments, pacemakers, artificial organs), and other health related products such as medical monitoring equipment and handicap aids.  A pharmaceutical company is defined as a company making and selling pharmaceuticals.

5. Advanced Manufacturing -This includes companies engaged in the mechanical, physical, or chemical transformation of materials, substances, or components into new products. Examples include:

  • Companies that design, develop or manufacture semiconductor chips/microprocessors or related equipment including diodes and transistors. Also includes companies that test or package integrated circuits
  • Companies that manufacture electronic parts that are components of larger products and specialized instrumentation, including scientific instruments, lasers, power supplies, electronic testing products, power supplies, and display panels
  • Companies that manufacturer PCs, mainframes, servers, PDAs, printers, storage devices, monitors, and memory cards. Also included are digital imaging and graphics services and equipment such as scanning hardware, graphics video cards and plotters. Integrated turnkey systems and solutions are also included in this category
  • Companies that manufacture consumer electronic devices such as photocopiers, and alarm systems
  • Aerospace manufacturing
  • Other manufacturing categories include the producer of chemicals, plastics, metal working, nanotechnology, steel production, and textile manufacturing.

6. Energy/Environmental Technology (including green technologies)
Energy/Environmental Technology focuses on renewable and alternative energy companies to include those working in:

  • Renewable Energy (Solar, Wind, Hydro, Geothermal, Biomass)
  • Fuel Cells & Hydrogen Generation
  • Energy Conservation and Enabling Technologies
  • Non-toxic cleaning products, green building products and technology

Both privately held and public companies are eligible to apply.

Except for IT Services companies, all must show proof of proprietary technology.

All financial data is kept confidential; revenue growth percentages are calculated to rank companies.


Event Details

Event Date
September 24, 2015

Event Time
5PM - 9PM

Event Location
95 South Turnpike Road, Wallingford, CT 06492

Contact Information

Presenting Sponsors

  • Marcum LLP

Platinum Sponsors

  • Geomatrix Productions
  • Pullman & Comley, LLC
  • Webster Bank

  • Capital One Bank
  • Chubb Group of Insurance Companies
  • Comcast Business
  • Frontier Communications
  • HB Live
  • TriNet
  • UK Trade & Investment

In Kind Sponsors

  • Business New Haven
  • Fairfield County Business Journal
  • Hartford Business Journal

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