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ghostgroup.com

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Funds

2

About Ghost

The firm is a Southern California-based venture capital firm primarily focused on building consumer, technology and enterprise businesses in the fast-emerging medical marijuana industry. The company manages two funds, including Emerald Ocean, which invests in market-defining companies and technology in the medical marijuana sector such as WeedMaps.com, and Ghost Domain Capital, which invests in category disruptive Internet domains that are mostly oriented toward B2B solutions.

Ghost Headquarter Location

Newport Beach, California, 92657,

United States

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Latest Ghost News

Northrop Grumman Awarded Air Force Contract for GHOST Sensor Development; Ben Davies Quoted

Oct 6, 2021

Ben Davies Northrop Grumman Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Air Force to design a signals intelligence sensor for high-altitude intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platforms. The company will employ its space awareness and global exploitation technology capabilities to deliver a prototype sensor with airborne and ground components for the Air Force’s  Global High-altitude Open-system Sensor Technology (GHOST) program, Northrop Grumman said Tuesday. Ben Davies , Northrop Grumman’s vice president and general manager of networked information solutions said, “leveraging our SAGE technology and 45 years of SIGINT mission expertise, our platform-agnostic GHOST sensor is a next-generation intelligence data collection and exploitation system.” Northrop Grumman’s GHOST sensor prototype will feature an open standards-based hardware and software architecture that will be scalable and configurable for use on multiple types of manned and unmanned Air Force aircraft. The GHOST sensor's agile architecture will support ISR missions while enabling rapid system enhancement, testing and integration in anticipation of future advancements and battlespace changes. This contract award continues the company’s contracted sensor work with the U.S. Air Force. Recently, Northrop Grumman served as the primary research team on a DARPA active electronically scanned array sensor system and facilitated the transition of the system to the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) base in Dayton, Ohio.

Ghost Fund History

2 Fund Histories

Ghost has 2 funds, including Ghost Domain Capital fund.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

Ghost Domain Capital fund

Early-Stage Venture Capital

1

Emerald Ocean Capital

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$99M

10

Closing Date

Fund

Ghost Domain Capital fund

Emerald Ocean Capital

Fund Type

Early-Stage Venture Capital

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Status

Amount

$99M

Sources

1

10

Ghost Team

3 Team Members

Ghost has 3 team members, including current General Partner, Doug Francis.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Doug Francis

General Partner

Current

Justin Hartfield

General Partner

Current

Thomas Stephenson

Chief Technology Officer

Former

Name

Doug Francis

Justin Hartfield

Thomas Stephenson

Work History

Title

General Partner

General Partner

Chief Technology Officer

Status

Current

Current

Former

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