About Ivan Widjaya

Ivan Widjaya is the Founder of Funding Note, an online publication offering tips, information and resources on everything related to business funding and financing.

Don’t Spend Your Investor’s Money on Any of the Following

There’s a lot that can be said for that moment when your startup finally hits the big time. That moment when investors are lining up to write you a check for more money than you ever thought you’d see in [...]

By | November 30th, 2018|Categories: Raising Capital, Startups|Tags: , |

Infographic: The UK’s Growing Population and The Economy Investment Required

After reaching around 65.1 million individuals in 2015, the UK’s population is expected to keep growing beyond 70 million people by the time we reach 2026. Will the UK’s growing population result in the government having to make revisions when [...]

By | October 25th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , |

9 Quick Ways to Cut Monthly Expenses

Are you sick and tired of feeling like you finish the month with no cash left to spend on yourself? Even if you're not necessarily living from one payday to the next, we all feel like we could do with [...]

By | October 16th, 2018|Categories: Management|Tags: , |

Ways to be Ready – and Stay Ready – for Finding Funding for Your Stand Company

With the exciting new influx of conferences and events happening in Germany, but particularly throughout Berlin, businesses of any size want to distinguish themselves when they present a stand at an event. Stand designers in Berlin understand the importance of [...]

By | June 27th, 2018|Categories: Raising Capital, Strategy|Tags: |

How to Gather the Financial Resources that your Business Needs

There are many things that can be highly-influential of the success of your business – product development, competitive research, target market identification, customer segmentation, and marketing, among other things. However, in the rest of this post, we will focus on [...]

By | April 13th, 2018|Categories: Raising Capital|Tags: |

How to Get Investors for Your Company Start Up

If you are planning on setting up a new small business, you may wonder about how you are going to finance this start up. Generally speaking, investors have been helping small business owners to get their companies up and running [...]

By | March 27th, 2018|Categories: Strategy|Tags: |

5 Ways to Fund an Ambitious Online Business Venture

It’s good to be ambitious when it comes to a business venture, but it’s also important to stay realistic in regard to the process. Alongside a good hosting provider and a clear goal, you need money to get yourself off [...]

By | December 5th, 2017|Categories: Raising Capital, Startups|Tags: , |

5 Point Checklist for Securing VC Funding

As your startup continues to grow, it's inevitable that you'll want to secure venture funding to continue on an upward trajectory with your business. While angels are known for cutting checks up to the $100,000 range, VCs will hand over [...]

By | August 16th, 2017|Categories: Raising Capital|Tags: , |

3 Bootstrapping Tips to Quickly Get a New Startup in the Black

Bootstrapping falls somewhere in the top 3 list of most common ways that startups choose to fund their business. While this frugal practice can't possibly guarantee you success in the end, it's certainly a great way to keep an equity [...]

By | August 4th, 2017|Categories: Raising Capital|

Was Your Business Loan Rejected? Here’s Why

When you want to expand your business a loan can be very instrumental in the business operations. However, it’s not always easy to secure a loan and for business with no prior experience, it can be very frustrating. Most banks [...]

By | August 1st, 2017|Categories: Guides|Tags: |