Area Companies Named to Inc. 5000

More than 100 New Jersey companies appeared in Inc. Magazine’s annual list of the 5,000 fastest-growing companies, and two dozen of those firms are based in the greater Princeton area.

Two companies in Plainsboro were ranked in the top 500: BrainScale Inc., at No. 420, and TechSmart Global, No. 126.

BrainScale, which grew by 1,091 percent, assists companies with cloud computing needs using Microsoft’s Azure platform. The Plainsboro-based firm was founded in 2007 by former Microsoft services employees Vineet Bhatia and Phani Tipparaju.

BrainScale, 2 Research Way, Third Floor, Princeton 08540. 800-825-9036. Phani Tipparaju, founder and CEO. www.brainscale.com.

TechSmart Global, also based in Plainsboro, grew up 2,929 percent. The firm, which also has offices in Hyderabad, India, specializes in technology consulting and software development.

TechSmart Global, Inc., 666 Plainsboro Road, Suite 1116, Plainsboro 08536. www.techsmartglobal.com.

Other area companies that appeared on the list include:

Della Infotech, 5 Independence Way, Suite #300, Princeton 08540. 609-964-4254. www.dellainfotech.com.

The provider of workforce solutions including IT, staffing, payroll, and healthcare, placed 1,017th on the list with 454 percent growth.

Saligram Systems Inc., 666 Plainsboro Road, Suite 1365, Plainsboro 08536. 609-589-3900. www.saligrams.com.

No. 1,705, 251 percent growth. The company provides IT staffing and consulting and has an additional office in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.

Fairbridge Partners, 30 Vreeland Drive, Unit 2-3, Skillman 08558. 609-580-1831. Dmitry Gordeev, founder and managing partner. www.fairbridgeusa.com.

No. 1,735, 247 percent growth. The privately held real estate investment company founded in 2013 specializes in acquiring and managing undervalued office and industrial properties throughout the country focused on Chicago, New York, Washington, D.C., and Boston.

ndVOR Solutions LLC, 168 Franklin Corner Road, Building 2, Suite 230, Lawrenceville 08648. 609-896-0907. Jaikishen K, president. www.ndvor.com.

No. 1,951, 216 percent growth. ndVOR, which also has offices in Bangalore, India, provides technology services including content management, enterprise resource planning, enterprise application integration, and process outsourcing.

TerraCycle, 121 New York Avenue, Trenton 08638. 609-393-4252. Tom Szaky, CEO. www.terracycle.com.

No. 2,475, 166 percent growth. The company founded by a Princeton undergraduate in 2001 specializes in recycling hard-to-recycle materials with the goal of eliminating waste.

ASB Resources, 4365 Route 1, Suite 205, Princeton 08540. 609-423-4949. Mohamed Bakerywala, founder. www.asbresources.com.

No. 2,506. 164 percent growth. The firm offers staffing, information security, consulting, and business intelligence services.

Saransh, 666 Plainsboro Road, Suite 1335, Plainsboro 08536. www.saranshtech.com.

No. 2,590. 158 percent growth. The company provides IT staffing services.

RxLogix Corporation, 500 College Road East, Suite 410, Princeton 08540. 609-910-1072. Raj More, chief architect and CEO. www.rxlogix.com.

No. 2,791. 143 percent growth. With additional offices in California, London, Tokyo, and India, RxLogix is a global pharmacovigilance solutions company that specializes in software and consulting to ensure drug safety.

Iris ID Systems Inc., Cedar Brook Corporate Center, 8 Clarke Drive, Cranbury 08512. www.irisid.com.

No. 2,947, 134 percent growth. The company, which started as a division of LG focused on iris identity authentication and digital recognition technologies, spun off into its own company in 2009.

Media Agility, 360 Wall Street, Princeton 08540. 609-681-5754. Rajesh Abhyankar, co-founder and CEO. www.mediaagility.com.

No. 3,067. 127 percent growth. The global digital consultancy has additional offices in London, Mexico, India, and Singapore.

Domain Computer Services, 1 Corporate Drive, Cranbury 08512. 888-330-8808. Rashaad Bajwa, founder, president, and CEO. www.go-domain.com.

No. 3,157. 121 percent growth. The managed service provider founded in 1997 offers backup and disaster recovery, technology consulting, business telephone solutions, a 24/7 service desk, hardware and software management, and more.

ARC Risk & Compliance, 2595 Yardville Hamilton Square Road, Hamilton 08690. 855-272-5995. Lorenzo Dominick Masi, president and CEO. www.arcriskandcompliance.com.

No. 3,481, 107 percent growth. The consulting firm specializes in anti-money laundering compliance and technology to support that compliance.

Glorium Technologies, 100 Overlook Center, 2nd floor, Princeton 08540. 888-354-0883. Andrei Kasyanau, co-founder and CEO. www.gloriumtech.com.

No. 3,526, 105 percent growth. The Princeton Overlook-based company creates custom software for mobile and web across a range of industries including healthcare, finance, real estate, and more.

ATRIA Consulting, 100 Horizon Center Boulevard, Hamilton 08691. Melissa Bordman, founder and managing member. www.atriaconsulting.com.

No. 3,538, 104 percent growth. The woman-owned full-service staffing firm was founded in 2006 and has additional offices in New York City; San Antonio, Texas; and Aventura, Florida.

Internet Creations 2000, 2000 Water View Drive #100, Hamilton Township 08691. 609-570-7200. www.internetcreations.com.

No. 4,063, 85 percent growth. The company, founded in 1996, has worked with customer relationship management program Salesforce since 2004 and provides consulting to businesses on use of the platform.

Compunnel Software Group, 103 Morgan Lane, Suite, 102 Plainsboro 08536. 609-606-9010. www.compunnel.com.

No. 4,286, 77 percent growth. The custom software application development company also provides IT staffing and corporate training.

Princeton Mortgage Corporation, 439 Grand Avenue, Ewing 08628. 609-737-1000. Rich Weidel, CEO. www.princetonmortgage.com.

No. 4,415, 74 percent growth. The mortgage banking company also has locations in Charleston and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Precision Technologies Corp., 1100 Cornwall Road, Suite 134, Princeton Park Corporate Center, Monmouth Junction 08852. 732-348-5000. Deepali Khadakban, founder and CEO. www.precisiontechcorp.com.

No. 4,524, 70 percent growth. The company provides IT staffing solutions, application development, and mobility solutions. In addition to its New Jersey headquarters it has two locations in India.

Ascendia Pharmaceuticals, 661 Route 1, North Brunswick 08902. 732-640-0058. Jingjun ‘Jim’ Huang, CEO. www.ascendiapharma.com.

No. 4,661, 65 percent growth. The pharmaceutical company focuses on the development of speciality pharmaceutical products and formulations that address drug delivery challenges.

Wharfedale Technologies, 2850 Route 1, Suite 2, Lawrence Township 08648. 609-882-8826. Ganesh Radhakrishnan, founder and CEO. www.wftcloud.com.

No. 4,723, 63 percent growth. The company founded in 2000 offers IT consulting, solutions, and services using the SAP infrastructure.

The Avoca Group, 179 Nassau Street, Suite 3A, Princeton 08542. 609-252-9020. Patricia Leuchten, founder and CEO. www.theavocagroup.com.

No. 4,856. 59 percent growth. The life science consulting firm specializes in quality and compliance in clinical trials.

V Group, 379 Princeton Hights­town Road, Building 3, Suite #2A, Cranbury 08512. 609-371-5400. Vijay Kumar, CEO. www.vgroupinc.com.

No. 4,953, 56 percent growth. The IT consulting firm offers e-commerce solutions, CMS and mobile application development, and more.

Nonprofits Partner to Prevent Evictions

Three Mercer County non-profits — Arm In Arm, Housing Initiatives of Princeton, and Princeton Area Community Foundation — are working together to prevent evictions and stop homelessness, as COVID-19 causes severe financial distress and housing insecurity.

At the onset of the pandemic, Arm In Arm and Housing Initiatives of Princeton, with nearly 55 years of combined experience serving low-income residents, began partnering to meet the housing needs of the county’s residents most in danger of becoming homeless.

In July the Arm In Arm and HIP coalition received a $100,000 grant from the Princeton Area Community Foundation’s COVID-19 Relief & Recovery Fund to ease the financial repercussions felt by households in the community.

Arm In Arm executive director David Fox says HIP’s partnership and the Community Foundation’s funding will “provide extraordinary rental assistance to help 50-75 families find a clear path to housing sustainability.”

“People who are struggling to pay their rent during this crisis will discover that it is much easier to get the help they need,” said HIP chair Carol Golden.

“We are supporting the partnership formed between Arm In Arm and Housing Initiatives of Princeton, as they have been working tirelessly to help our neighbors who have been devastated by the economic fallout from this pandemic,” said Jeffrey M. Vega, President & CEO of the Community Foundation, “By working together and sharing their expertise, we believe they will have a great impact in our region.”

So far, Arm In Arm, HIP and the Community Foundation, using less than 30 percent of the funding, say they have been able to provide assistance to 18 families at an average assistance level of $1,611. This aid is more than three times what Arm In Arm or HIP could have offered if working individually rather than in partnership.

Arm in Arm, formerly the Crisis Ministry of Mercer County, helps secure the basic needs of food and housing and promotes long-term stability through work training and support. Today, more than 5,000 families are helped each year by Arm in Arm.

Housing Initiatives of Princeton’s mission is to provide transitional housing coupled with supportive services. The organization provides temporary rental assistance, including arrears, first month’s rent or security deposit, to enable low-income families to retain existing housing or acquire affordable housing. HIP also works to raises awareness of insufficient housing options and challenges facing the working poor.

Arm in Arm, 123 East Hanover Street, Trenton 08608. 609-396-9355. David R. Fox, executive director. www.arminarm.org.

Princeton Area Community Foundation, 15 Princess Road, Suite A, Lawrenceville 08648. 609-219-1800. Jeffrey M. Vega, president. www.pacf.org.

Housing Initiatives of Princeton, 33 Mercer Street, Princeton 08540. 609-921-2328. www.housinginitiativesofprinceton.org.

Deaths

Richard Stockton Snedeker, 93, on August 16. The Navy veteran and 1951 Princeton University alumnus first worked as a technical illustrator for Princeton University Press before beginning a 40-year career with Aeronautical Research Associates of Princeton.

A fixture in the West Windsor community, he volunteered with many area organizations and served 12 years on the West Windsor school board, including four as president. From 2013 to 2017 he wrote a column, “Looking Back,” for U.S. 1’s sister paper, the West Windsor-Plainsboro News.

Robert Goslin, 71, on August 17. He worked for the state Department of Transportation for 34 years.

Leighton Laughlin, 93, on August 21. A 1949 alumnus of Princeton University, he worked for Opinion Research, Project Matterhorn at the university’s Plasma Physics Project, and Princeton Applied Research Cooperative. He later served as an investment advisor at various companies.

Lawrence L. Arcioni, 94, on August 18. He held numerous positions over a long career with the state Department of Labor and served six terms as president of the State Employees Association.

Tatiana Kwasow Smirniw, 78, on August 19. She worked for the General Motors plant in Ewing for 20 years.

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