COLUMBIA, S.C. … The long dry spell for venture capital in the Palmetto State is over, thanks to a $2 million first round raised last week by data security firm LURHQ.

It had been more than six months since the state’s other two venture deals had been completed. Here is LocalTechWire’s exclusive list of deals in the state, ranked according to the amount raised:

Company; Industry; Amount (Round)

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

Investors: Individuals

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

Investors: Pharos Capital (lead) and Trelys Venture Partners

3. LURHQ, Myrtle Beach; IT services; $2 million (1st)

Investors: Frontier Capital