Stamford’s Revolution Lighting Named Connecticut’s Fastest Growing Technology Company


HARTFORD, Conn. – Marcum LLP and the Connecticut Technology Council tonight announced the winners of the 2016 Marcum Tech Top 40, an annual awards program recognizing the fastest growing technology companies in Connecticut.  Results were unveiled at an awards reception at the Oakdale Theater in Wallingford.


The overall 2016 winner is Revolution Lighting, a company engaged in the design, manufacture, marketing, and sale of light emitting diode (LED) lighting solutions in the United States, Canada, and internationally. It led this year’s companies with revenue growth of 2793% since 2012.


 Other 2016 category winners are:

·       Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., New Haven (Life Sciences)

·       Continuity, New Haven,(Software)

·       C-TEC Solar, LLC, Bloomfield, (Energy/Environmental/Green Technologies)

·       Datto, Inc., Norwalk (IT Services)

·       Discover Video Inc, Wallingford (New Media/Internet/Telecom)


The Marcum Tech Top 40, now in its 9th year, recognizes technology companies with at least $3 million in annual revenue and a four-year record of growth, in six industry sectors.  Both privately held and publicly traded companies are eligible.


“The annual Marcum Tech Top 40 is always a highlight of the year for our national High Technology Services Group and particularly for our New England region,” said Anthony P. Scillia, partner-in-charge of Marcum’s New England Region. “The companies being honored this year exemplify the entrepreneurial spirit that has enabled them to thrive under extremely difficult market conditions. Marcum is proud to partner with the Connecticut Technology Council once again on this outstanding program.  We congratulate all the companies and category winners.”


“The Marcum Tech Top 40 companies and winners are role models for other companies facing any number of obstacles, including capital-raising, complex revenue reporting, intellectual property management, international expansion and other challenges. The Marcum Tech Top 40 Class of 2016 are best-in-class by all of these measures,” said Michael Brooder, partner-in-charge of Marcum’s Hartford office and the Firm’s national High Technology Services Group.


Bruce Carlson, CTC’s President & CEO, said, “The Marcum Tech Top 40 reminds us each year that technology companies are thriving in Connecticut.  We need to support these companies and the others that are in a growth mode for Connecticut to achieve the job creation and economic growth we are all striving for. The CTC will continue to be an advocate for the public policies and best practices that support the state’s technology sector.”


2016 Marcum Tech Top 40 Companies by Industry Category

(Company Name, Category, City, County)


Amphenol Corporation, Advanced Manufacturing, Wallingford, New Haven1


Dymax Corporation, Advanced Manufacturing, Torrington, Litchfield


Harman International Industries Inc., Advanced Manufacturing, Stamford, Fairfield1


Rogers Corporation, Advanced Manufacturing, Rogers, Windham¹


RBC Bearings Inc, Advanced Manufacturing, Oxford, New Haven1


Revolution Lighting Technologies, Inc., Advanced Manufacturing, Stamford, Fairfield1


C-TEC Solar, LLC, Energy / Environmental / Green Technology, Bloomfield, Hartford


Greenskies Renewable Energy, LLC, Energy / Environmental / Green Technology,

Middletown, Middlesex


FuelCell Energy, Inc., Energy / Environmental / Green Technology, Danbury, Fairfield1


Proton OnSite, Energy / Environmental / Green Technology, Wallingford, New Haven


ADNET Technologies, LLC., IT Services, Farmington, Hartford


Datto, Inc., IT Services, Norwalk, Fairfield


F3 Technology Partners, IT Services, West Hartford, Hartford


Gartner, Inc., IT Services, Stamford, Fairfield1


IT Direct, LLC, IT Services, Hartford, Hartford


MResult Corporation, IT Services, Mystic, New London


NWN Corporation, IT Services, Farmington, Hartford


Southridge Technology Group, LLC, IT Services, Brookfield, Fairfield


The Network Support Co., IT Services, Danbury, Fairfield


Tsunami Tsolutions, IT Services, Glastonbury, Hartford


Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Life Sciences, New Haven, New Haven1


Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Life Sciences, New Haven, New Haven1


Cara Therapeutics, Inc., Life Sciences, Shelton, Fairfield1


Sheffield Pharmaceuticals, LLC, New London, New London


Z-Medica, LLC, Life Sciences, Wallingford, New Haven


Chief Executive Group, LLC, New Media / Internet / Telecom, Greenwich, Fairfield


Discover Video, New Media / Internet / Telecom, Wallingford, New Haven


HealthPlanOne, LLC, New Media / Internet / Telecom, Trumbull, Fairfield


Logo Sportswear, Inc., New Media / Internet / Telecom, Wallingford, New Haven


MediaCrossing Inc. New Media / Internet / Telecom, Stamford, Fairfield²


Priceline Group Inc., New Media / Internet / Telecom, Norwalk, Fairfield1


Reality Interactive, LLC, New Media / Internet / Telecom, Middletown, Middlesex


Clarity Software Solutions, Inc., Software, Madison, New Haven


Arccos Golf LLC, Software, Stamford, Fairfield


Continuity Software, New Haven, New Haven


Core Informatics, Software, Branford, New Haven


Evariant, Software, Farmington, Hartford


Inneo Relocation Technologies, Software, Wilton, Fairfield


Insurity, Inc., Software, Hartford, Hartford


Shoptech Software Corporation, Software, Glastonbury, Hartford


Square 9 Softworks, Inc, Software, New Haven, New Haven


SS&C Technologies, Inc., Software, Windsor, Hartford


[1]Publicly traded.


² Accelerator Companies


The 2016 Marcum Tech Top 40 is sponsored by Marcum LLP, Astor Place, Balance Point Capital, CBS, a Xerox Company, Chubb Insurance, Enhanced Capital, Frontier Communications, HB Live, Oasis Outsourcing, ParaDYM Academy, Pullman & Comley LLC, Stonehenge Growth Capital,  UK Department of International Trade, and Webster Bank.


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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. This includes working to position Connecticut as a leader in idea creation, workforce preparation, entrepreneurial aptitude, early stage risk capital availability and providing on-going support and mentoring to high potential firms. For more information, visit


About Marcum LLP

Marcum LLP is one of the largest independent public accounting and advisory services firms in the nation, with offices in major business markets throughout the U.S., Grand Cayman and China. Headquartered in New York City, Marcum provides a full spectrum of traditional tax, accounting and assurance services; advisory, valuation and litigation support; and an extensive range of specialty and niche industry practices. The Firm serves both privately held and publicly traded companies, as well as high net worth individuals, private equity and hedge funds, with a focus on middle-market companies and closely held family businesses.  Marcum is a member of the Marcum Group, an organization providing a comprehensive array of professional services. For more information, visit

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