VC  Gray Ghost Ventures

http://www.grayghostventures.com





     Office Locations:

2200 Century Parkway, Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30345
Phone: 678-365-4700
Fax: 678-365-4752

 

Stages:

  • Seed


 

Industries:

  • Education & Training
  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet

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    Description:

    Gray Ghost Ventures (GGV) is an impact investment firm dedicated to providing market-based capital solutions to entrepreneurs who are addressing the needs of low-income communities in emerging markets. Depending upon the need and opportunity, GGV serves as creator and manager, sole funder, lead investor, co-investor, general partner or limited partner in operating companies or investment funds. GGV's focus areas include: microfinance, social venture investment and affordable private schools. First Light Ventures (FLV) is an independent fund within the Gray Ghost Ventures' family of initiatives. The fund serves as an incubator and investment partner to seed-stage, for-profit social ventures. FLV's unique investment strategy is designed to accelerate the successful development of scalable and sustainable social enterprises that provide goods and services to low-income customers in emerging markets around the world. Gray Ghost manages a $69 million microfinance portfolio.



    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
       
       
       
    COMPANY STAGEREVENUE
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Revenue
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    $2M-$7M
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B
       
       
     

    Investment Team:


    Name   Title
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    Arun Gore President and CEO
    Bahniman Hazarika Director of Investments
    Brian Cayce Vice President of Investments
    Rusabh Ashar Controller
    William Whitaker CFA Senior Analyst

     

    Portfolio companies include:


      Antares
        web link


      Balkans


      Banex


      Bellwether


      Bioceptive
        web link


      Blue Orchard Microfinance Securities
        web link


      BookBox
        web link


      CareGo International
        web link


      Catalyst/ASA International
        web link


      Centurion Fund
        web link


      CloudCurrencies
        web link


      Co2 Impact
        web link


      Cooler
        web link


      d.light
        web link


      Drop the Chalk
        web link


      Emergency Liquidity Fund
        web link


      GCMC
        web link


      Global Microfinance Equity Fund
        web link


      Gray Ghost DOEN Social Ventures
        web link


      Gray Matters Capital
        web link


      IFIF
        web link


      Jack and Jake's Local and Organic Market
        web link


      Kopo Kopo
        web link


      Life City
        web link


      Liga Masiva
        web link


      LocFund
        web link


      MobileWorks
        web link


      New Avenue Homes
        web link


      ParaLife
        web link


      Promethean Power Systems
        web link


      Prospero


      RainSaucers
        web link


      RentBureau
        web link


      SABRAS


      Short-Term Liquidity Fund
        web link


      SMV Wheels
        web link


      Solidus
        web link


      TerViva BioEnergy
        web link


      The Hoop Fund
        web link


      Under the Mango Tree
        web link


      v-shesh
        web link


      Windhorse
        web link


     

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