Criterion Selected as Tech Company To Watch 2014 Innovation Summit

NORWALK, Conn., October 20, 2014 - The Connecticut Technology Council has selected Criterion to participate in the seventh annual Innovation Summit, as a Tech Company To Watch. Tech Companies To Watch are honored as potential fast growing firms. Criterion along with the other seventy-eight were selected from a large group of applicant companies.

The 2014 Innovation Summit will run from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM at the Oakdale Theater on Wednesday, November 12. The annual event, presented by the Connecticut Technology Council, the Angel Investor Forum, the Crossroads Venture Group, and CURE, provides entrepreneurs, angels, venture investors, corporate business development executives, and business service providers an opportunity to network, while the selected firms receive an opportunity to meet mentors and potential investors. The Innovation Summit is expected to attract 400 attendees.

“This year’s Companies to Watch are an exciting and eclectic group. They represent a diverse group of early stage teams with great potential for growth and success,” said Bruce Carlson President & CEO of the Connecticut Technology Council, “ I am always surprised at how our technology eco-system is creating an exciting class of new companies each year.”

This year’s event is made possible by two presenting sponsors: the law firm of Cantor Colburn LLP, and First Niagara Bank.

Supporting sponsors include Connecticut Innovations, the Economic Development Corporation of New Haven, the accounting firm of Fiondella, Milone and LaSaracina, Fiserv, The Hartford Technology and Life Science Practice

Tickets for the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Summit can be purchased at the Connecticut Technology Council website:

A list of the selected companies and their city or town can be found at the CTC website.

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

About Criterion

Since 1984, Criterion has grown to become a leading provider of modern HCM solutions with their platform built to meet the unique needs of mid-market companies to comprehensively manage HR, Payroll and Recruiting. Criterion’s platform is functionally deep, open, sensible, and beautiful. Learn more about what Criterion can do at