RALEIGH … A flurry of venture deals in recent weeks in both the software and biotechnology sectors added almost $50 million to the coffers of North Carolina technology companies.

Through mid-August, 40 firms across the state have raised $240 million in venture financing. Here is LocalTechWire’s exclusive list of Tar Heel deals, ranked according to the amount raised:

Company; Industry; Amount (Round)

1. 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

2. Nobex, Durham; Biotech; $22.5 million (6th)

Investors: AEA Investors (lead), HealthCap and unidentified Taiwanese venture funds

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

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

4. 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

5. V3 Systems, Charlotte; Software; $11.5 million (1st)

Investors: Sterling Venture Partners (lead), Draper Atlantic Management, SpaceVest and Updata Venture Partners

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

Investors: Crosspoint Venture Partners (lead)

7. HiddenMind Technology, Cary; Software; $10 million (4th)

Investors: JLT Group

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

Investors: Frontier Capital and Seaport Capital

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

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

10. NetOctave, Morrisville; IT services; $7.8 million (2nd)

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

11. 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

12. Cropsolution, Morrisville; Biotech; $6.4 million (1st)

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

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

Investors: Canaan Partners

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

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

15. ChannelAdvisor, Morrisville; Software; $5.7 million (2nd)

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

16. SiteScape, Wilmington; IT services; $5 million (2nd)

Investors: Echelon Ventures, SAIC Venture Capital

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

Investors: Kodiak Venture Partners

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

Investors: Soros Private Equity Partners

19. Trinity Convergence, Raleigh; Telecom; $4.5 million (2nd)

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

19. Relativity Technologies, Cary; Software; $4.5 million (3rd)

Investors: Intel Capital, Nichimen, Noro-Moseley Partners, Wakefield Group and individuals

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

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

21. ParinGenix, Charlotte; Biotech; $4 million (1st)

Investors: Academy Funds, A.P. Kennedy Family Securities and Research Corporation Technologies

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

Investors: Stanley Foundation and individuals

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

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

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

Investors: Dogwood Equity and Frontier Capital

26. LiveWire Logic, Morrisville; 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

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

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

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

Investors: Academy Venture Funds and Southeast Interactive Technology Funds

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

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

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

Investors: Chrysalis Ventures, Cordova Ventures and Intersouth Partners

31. Kucera Pharmaceuticals, Winston-Salem; Biotech; $1.9 million (1st)

Investors: Academy Funds, Piedmont Angel Network and individuals

32. AvidXchange, Charlotte; Software; $1.75 million (2nd)

Investors: CT Communications (lead), Charlotte Angel Partners and individuals

33. Gentris, Morrisville; Biotech; $1.5 million (1st)

Investors: Exelixis, Research Triangle Ventures and individuals

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

Investors: Chinese venture firm and individuals

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

Investors: Academy Venture Funds

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

Investors: Emerging Technology Partners

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

Investors: Individuals

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

Investors: Aurora Funds, Intersouth Partners and MDS Capital

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

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

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

Investors: Knier and Associates