Seventy-three technology companies in the Carolinas and Georgia have obtained $566 million in venture capital financing through the first seven months of 2002, for an average investment of almost $7.8 million.

Here’s a look at LocalTechWire’s exclusive list of deals in the region, ranked according to the size of the investment:

Company; Industry; Amount (Round)

1. Movaz Networks, Norcross, Ga.; Telecom; $60 million (3rd)

Investors: Oak Investment Partners (lead), Anschutz Investments, GATX Ventures, Menlo Ventures, Meritech Capital Partners, Silicon Valley BancVentures, Telus Ventures and Worldview Technology Partners

2. Inhibitex, Atlanta; Biotech; $45.4 million (4th)

Investors: Essex Woodlands Health Ventures (co-lead), New Enterprise Associates (co-lead), Alliance Technology Ventures, CDP Sofinov, Pacific Horizon Ventures and William Blair Capital Partners

3. Fleetcor Technologies, Atlanta; IT services; $45 million (2nd)

Investors: Summit Partners

4. Scynexis, Durham; Pharmaceutical services; $29 million (3rd)

Investors: Alta Partners (lead), Burrill & Co., CDC Innovation Partners, Genavent, KBL Healthcare Ventures, SG Asset Management, SR One and Ventech

5. Pathfire, Roswell, Ga.; Software; $27 million (5th)

Investors: AT&T Ventures, Bank of America Capital Investors, CNN News Group, Halpern Denny & Co., Institutional Venture Partners, Kinetic Ventures, Monarch Capital Partners, Noro-Moseley Partners, Quadrangle Group, Reuters Greenhouse Fund, Riggs Capital Partners and US Venture Partners

6. Wave 7 Optics, Alpharetta, Ga.; Telecom; $23 million (2nd)

Investors: ATV Capital (lead), Armada Ventures, Lucent Venture Partners, Mellon Ventures and Morganthaler Ventures

7. BioStratum, Durham; Biotech; $20 million (3rd)

Investors: BankInvest, Equity Resources Group, HealthCap and MP Bio

8. Servigistics, Atlanta; Software; $18 million (3rd)

Investors: Bain Capital Ventures (lead), Cordova Intellimedia Ventures, Encubate Technology Ventures, Robinson-Humphrey Netlanta Fund, SSM Ventures, Symphony Technology Group and UPS Strategic Enterprise Fund

9. Greenway Medical Technologies, Carrollton, Ga.; Software; $15 million (3rd)

Investors: Individuals

10. Norak Biosciences, Research Triangle Park; Biotech; $13 million (2nd)

Investors: Noro-Moseley Partners (lead), Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Aurora Funds, Intersouth Partners, Koch Ventures and Mitsui & Co. Venture Partners

11. INC Research, Raleigh; Pharmaceutical services; $11 million (NA)

Investors: Crosspoint Venture Partners (lead)

11. GlobalCare, Alpharetta, Ga.; Internet; $11 million (1st)

Investors: Insight Venture Partners (lead), C&B Capital and THK Private Equities

13. N2 Broadband, Duluth, Ga.; IT services; $10 million (2nd)

Investors: Highland Capital Partners (lead) and AOL Time Warner Ventures

13. HiddenMind Technology, Cary, N.C.; Software; $10 million (4th)

Investors: JLT Group

15. Magnet Communications, Atlanta; Internet; $9.4 million (4th)

Investors: Conning Capital Partners and Total Technology Ventures

16. Peak 10, Charlotte; IT services; $9.2 million (3rd)

Investors: Frontier Capital and Seaport Capital

17. Proficient Systems, Atlanta; Software; $9 million (2nd)

Investors: GIMV (lead), Fuqua Ventures, Kinetic Ventures, Labrador Ventures and individuals

18. MediaSpan, Durham; Media; $8.5 million (1st)

Investors: Covestco-Seteura, Rustic Canyon Group, Southeast Interactive Technology Funds

18. Fast-Talk Communications, Atlanta; IT services; $8.5 million (2nd)

Investors: Boston Millennia Partners (lead), Atlanta Technology Angels, Cordova Ventures, HIG Ventures and SAIC Venture Capital

20. GenPhar, Mount Pleasant, S.C.; Biotech; $8 million (1st)

Investors: Individuals

20. Digiquant, Atlanta; IT services; $8 million (3rd)

Investors: General Atlantic Partners (lead), Cisco Systems, Index Ventures, Vertex Management and individuals

22. NetOctave, Morrisville, N.C.; IT services; $7.8 million (2nd)

Investors: Intersouth Partners (lead), Intel Communications Fund, Kitty Hawk Capital, MCNC, North Carolina Enterprise Fund and Wakefield Group

23. iOnosphere, Greenville, S.C.; Telecom; $7 million (2nd)

Investors: Pharos Capital (lead) and Trelys Venture Partners

23. Zoom Culture, Chapel Hill; Media; $7 million (2nd)

Investors: Chrysalis Ventures (lead), Atlantis Group, Charlotte Angel Partners, Cordova Ventures, Intersouth Partners and Tri-State Investment Group.

25. Netifice Communications, Atlanta; Telecom; $6.5 million (3rd)

Investors: Boston Millennia Partners, Columbia Capital and HIG Ventures

26. Cropsolution, Morrisville, N.C.; Biotech; $6.4 million (1st)

Investors: Aurora Funds (lead), ATP Capital, Atlantis Group, Charlotte Angel Partners and Research Triangle Ventures

27. HAHT Commerce, Raleigh; Software; $6 million (2nd)

Investors: Canaan Partners

27. iReadyWorld, Charlotte; IT services; $6 million (3rd)

Investors: Total Technology Ventures (lead), Greenspring Ventures and Red Badge Ventures

29. ChannelAdvisor, Morrisville, N.C.; Software; $5.7 million (2nd)

Investors: Genesis Venture Partners (lead), eBay, Southern Capitol Ventures, The Atlantis Group and Tri-State Investment Group

30. Lancope, Alpharetta, Ga.; Software; $5.55 million (1st)

Investors: GMG Capital Partners and HIG Capital

31. EG Technology, Atlanta; Telecom; $5.5 million (1st)

Investors: Noro-Moseley Partners (lead), Gray Ventures, HIG Ventures and Yamacraw Seed Capital

32. KnowledgeStorm, Alpharetta, Ga.; IT services; $5.25 million (2nd)

Investors: Sterling Venture Partners (lead), Apex Venture Partners, Imlay Investments, Live Oak Equity Partners and Total Technology Ventures

33. Datatrac, Atlanta; Software; $5 million (NA)

Investors: Megunticook Fund

33. MedCenterDirect.com, Atlanta; Internet; $5 million (4th)

Investors: Healthsouth, UBS Warburg

33. SiteScape, Wilmington, N.C.; IT services; $5 million (2nd)

Investors: Echelon Ventures, SAIC Venture Capital

33. CipherOptics, Raleigh; IT services; $5 million (1st)

Investors: Kodiak Venture Partners

33. eCompanyStore, Atlanta; Internet; $5 million (NA)

Investors: ITC Holdings

33. Oculan, Raleigh; IT services; $5 million (3rd)

Investors: Soros Private Equity Partners

39. VistaScape Technology, Atlanta; Software; $4.1 million (3rd)

Investors: Visionaria Venture Capital (lead), CDP Capital and individuals

40. AppGate, Durham; IT services; $4 million (3rd)

Investors: ABN Amro (co-lead), GE Equity (co-lead), Bure Equity, Industrifinans, Innovationskapital and Pythagoras

40. LastMinuteTravel.com, Atlanta; Internet; $4 million (NA)

Investors: Individuals

40. EZ Prints, Atlanta; Internet; $4 million (4th)

Investors: PA Early Stage Partners and The Cairnwood Group

43. DarPharma, Chapel Hill; Biotech; $3.2 million (1st)

Investors: Stanley Foundation and individuals

44. Trinity Convergence, Raleigh; Telecom; $3.1 million (1st)

Investors: Core Capital Partners, Intersouth Partners, Mid-Atlantic Venture Funds

45. ConstructWare, Alpharetta, Ga.; Software; $3 million (3rd)

Investors: Cordova Ventures, Live Oak Equity Partners and Smith Harbor Ventures

45. MDdatacor, Alpharetta, Ga.; IT services; $3 million (2nd)

Investors: Dianon Systems and individuals

45. Total Billings, Fayetteville; Software; $3 million (2nd)

Investors: Dogwood Equity and Frontier Capital

48. LiveWire Logic, Morrisville, N.C.; IT services; $2.8 million (2nd)

Investors: Gray Ventures (lead), A.M. Pappas & Associates, The Atlantis Group, Charlotte Angel Partners, Research Triangle Ventures, Tri-State Investment Group, truePilot and individuals

49. nTouch Research, Raleigh; Pharmaceutical services; $2.6 million (3rd)

Investors: Canaan Partners (co-lead), Intersouth Partners (co-lead), Bioventures and Tri-State Investment Group

50. Waveguide Solutions, Charlotte; Semiconductors; $2.5 million (2nd)

Investors: Academy Venture Funds and Southeast Interactive Technology Funds

50. BancIntelligence.com, Atlanta; Internet; $2.5 million (1st)

Investors: Imlay Investments and individuals

50. Firstdoor, Atlanta; Software; $2.5 million (5th)

Investors: Allen & Co. and individuals

50. AppGate, Durham; IT services; $2.5 million (4th)

Investors: ABN Amro (co-lead), GE Equity (co-lead), Bure Equity, Innovationskapital and Pythagoras Participations

50. Zoom Culture, Chapel Hill; Media; $2.5 million (3rd)

Investors: Chrysalis Ventures, Cordova Ventures and Intersouth Partners

55. Relativity Technologies, Cary; Software; $2 million (3rd)

Investors: Noro-Moseley Partners and Wakefield Group

55. Procuri, Atlanta; Internet; $2 million (2nd)

Investors: Individuals

57. 180Commerce, Atlanta; Software; $1.8 million (3rd)

Investors: Armada Venture Group and Imlay Investments

58. Somatocor, Atlanta; Biotech; $1.7 million (seed)

Investors: Alliance Technology Ventures

59. epipeline, Atlanta; Internet; $1.5 million (3rd)

Investors: Crossbow Ventures

59. Gentris, Morrisville, N.C.; Biotech; $1.5 million (1st)

Investors: Exelixis, Research Triangle Ventures and individuals

59. ExchangeBlvd.com, Atlanta; Internet; $1.5 million (3rd)

Investors: Stephens

59. BioResource International, Raleigh; Biotech; $1.5 million (1st)

Investors: Chinese venture firm and individuals

59. FlexLight Networks, Atlanta; Telecom; $1.5 million (2nd)

Investors: Israeli Ministry of Trade

64. Fortel DTV, Duluth, Ga.; IT services; $1 million (NA)

Investors: Individuals

64. ChemCodes, Durham; Biotech; $1 million (2nd)

Investors: Emerging Technology Partners

64. MindValve, Charlotte; Software; $1 million (Seed)

Investors: Academy Venture Funds

64. Avidxchange, Charlotte; Internet; $1 million (2nd)

Investors: CT Communications and individuals

68. Bandwidth.com, Durham; Telecom; $500,000 (1st)

Investors: Individuals

69. Regado, Durham; Biotech; $150,000 (Seed)

Investors: Aurora Funds, Intersouth Partners and MDS Capital

70. NeuroStar Solutions, Atlanta; Health care services; NA (Seed)

Investors: NextStart Capital

70. Xanthon, Research Triangle Park; Biotech; NA (4th)

Investors: Aurora Funds, Franklin Street Partners, Intersouth Partners and Noro-Moseley Partners

70. BuildLinks, Raleigh; Software; NA (2nd)

Investors: Knier and Associates

70. ZapMedia, Atlanta; Telecom; NA (2nd)

Investors: Five Paces Ventures