Boomerang Ventures + Gmail and YouTube Founders Among Investors of $5 million into CityFurnish
Boomerang Ventures, an Indianapolis, Indiana, venture capital firm, focuses on emerging-growth Midwest entrepreneurs.

Boomerang Ventures + Gmail and YouTube Founders Among Investors of $5 million into CityFurnish

The fund raising round, which closed last month, saw participation from Paul Buchheit, founder of Gmail, the world’s largest email service, Steve Chen, the cofounder of video sharing platform YouTube, Global Founders Capital, Venture Highway, Soma Capital, SCM Advisors and Boomerang Ventures.

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The Real Reason VCs Want to See Your Financial Model
At Boomerang Ventures, a venture capital firm in Indianapolis, IN,we invest in Midwest entrepreneurs in emerging and evolving companies.

The Real Reason VCs Want to See Your Financial Model

Some businesses are just more capital efficient. While this is obvious in many cases, it’s not always so. Founders often have a sense for how much cash they’ll need to really prove things out and scale. Understanding when inflows and outlays hit the balance sheet is critically important.

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65% of Salesforce Ventures Investments Outside Silicon Valley
The Midwest dominates in emerging growth industries and evolving technologies. Boomerang Ventures provides alternative investment strategies personalized for the entrepreneur.

65% of Salesforce Ventures Investments Outside Silicon Valley

Some of the biggest Heartland success stories in recent years, from Utah’s Qualtrics to Indiana’s ExactTarget, have been enterprise software companies. Middle America has a high concentration of Fortune 5000 companies, giving these startups crucial proximity to necessary customers while being able to keep costs low by operating in a cheaper part of the country.

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Venture Capital Investing – You Can Play In This League
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Venture Capital Investing – You Can Play In This League

Venture capital is the lifeblood of new business development. Venture capital investors provide the start-up funds that young businesses need in order to grow, hoping to identify tomorrow's leaders early in their histories and therefore maximize the long-term return on their investment. However, financing new businesses is risky, and so the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission imposes some limitations on ordinary investors participating in venture capital funds. Therefore, if you want to invest in venture capital, you'll need to consider the following:

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Venture Fund Management Fee Recycling
At Boomerang Venture, we provide alternative investment strategies for evolving technologies and emerging growth industries in the Midwest.

Venture Fund Management Fee Recycling

In addition to management fees, the process of reinvesting realized proceeds into new investments, or recycling, can also meaningfully impact net returns and alignment. While management fees cut into the dollars available for investment, recycling can have the opposite effect, increasing the investable pool of capital while offsetting a proportion of management fees. To illustrate this point, we revisit our $100 million fund example, and in this case show how recycling $15 million, equivalent to the fund’s management fee, positively impacts the fund.

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