WALLINGFORD, Conn., Sept. 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Marcum LLP, one of the nation's leading accounting and advisory firms, and The Connecticut Technology Council tonight announced the winners of the 2013 Marcum Tech Top 40, an annual awards program recognizing the 40 fastest growing technology companies in Connecticut based on revenue growth over the most recent four-year period. Winners include technology innovators in six industry categories. Results were announced at a gala reception at the Oakdale Theater in Wallingford.
The overall winner of this year's Marcum Tech Top 40 was Norwalk, CT-based Datto Incorporated, which achieved revenue growth of 33,407 percent from 2009 - 2012. Datto, Inc. is an award-winning vendor of backup, disaster recovery and intelligent business continuity solutions, providing technology and support to its 5,000+ channel partners throughout North America and Europe.
At the category level, this year's winners include the following companies:
- Advanced Manufacturing - APS Technology, Inc.
- Energy/Environmental Technologies - Proton Onsite
- New Media/Internet/Telecom - iSend, LLC
- Life Sciences - Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
- Software - Clarity Software Solutions
About the Winners
APS Technology, in the Advanced Manufacturing category, has been steadily expanding over the last few years adding space and jobs at its Wallingford facility. Its instrumentation is used by the oilfield industry.
Proton Onsite, another Wallingford company, captured the top prize in the Energy/Environmental Technologies category. The company is a global leader in hydrogen energy and innovative gas solutions.
Guilford CT is home to the Software category winner, Clarity Software Solutions, Inc. The company assists its clients with optimizing customer relationships by enhancing flexibility and control over their document management and communications delivery.
iSend, LLC, Middlebury CT, won in the New Media/Internet/Telecom technology category. The company, last year's overall winner, impressed again this year with growth of 3,145%. Its international electronic payment service provides financial options for people who support family members in other countries.
Alexion Pharmaceuticals of Cheshire won in the Life Sciences category. The company, which will move to New Haven in the next two years, produces the drug Soliris®, a treatment for patients with paroxysmal nocturnal hemogolbinuria, a rare blood disease.
About the Marcum Tech Top 40
Companies considered for the Marcum Tech Top 40 are required to have at least $50,000 in revenue in the first year and $3 million in revenue in the fourth year of the nomination period. The list is made up primarily of privately held companies, and also includes 14 public companies.
For the complete list of this year's winning companies and their hometowns, visit the The Connecticut Technology Council website.
This year's event sponsors include: title sponsor Marcum LLP, AT&T Connecticut, Comcast Business, Connecticut Innovations, MY HR Supplier, the law firm of Pullman & Comley, OneBeacon Insurance Group, Robert Half Technology, The HB Group, Inc., TriNet HR Corporation, UK Trade & Investment, Webster Bank, Xand Corporation, and Wellstone Insurance.
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 over 2,000 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.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. Ranked among the top 20, Marcum LLP offers the resources of 1,200 professionals, including over 140 partners, in more than 20 offices throughout New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, California, Florida, Grand Cayman and China. Headquartered in New York City, the Firm has full-service offices strategically located in major business markets. The Marcum Group companies include Marcum LLP; Marcum Technology LLC; Marcum Search LLC; Marcum Financial Services LLC; Marcum Bernstein & Pinchuk LLP; MarcumBuchanan Associates LLC; and Marcum Cronus Partners LLC.
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