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.

A Fundraising Guide for Charities: How to Generate a Budget-friendly Marketing Campaign

Planning any marketing campaign within the parameters of a budget is no mean feat. But if you’re the marketing manager for a charity, you may find that budgets tend to be tighter and at first assessment, perhaps a bit unrealistic? [...]

By | February 21st, 2019|Categories: Guides|Tags: , |

4 Funding Lessons from Startups Here and Abroad

Taking a tech startup from 0 to 60 is far from easy. From the most successful companies like Airbnb and Spotify, to Uber and Glossier, it proves that Rome certainly wasn’t built in a day. And if there’s anything to [...]

By | February 10th, 2019|Categories: Strategy|

How can Traditional Financial Service Providers Respond to Fintech?

Traditional financial service providers had things all their own way for far too long. Banks, insurance providers, credit-card issuers and stock brokerages have all operated in industries where the requirement for substantial fixed assets acted as a significant barrier to [...]

By | January 31st, 2019|Categories: News, Strategy|Tags: , |

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: , |