The Dharma-Team

A unique set of skills, a unique mindset

Our team has successfully supported over 150 start-up projects over the past years – the extensive experience and the resulting know-how are now also available to you. We are proud to have combination of Engineering - Financial - Business - Impact innovation - legal skills in our team.


Management Team

Vijay Verma, CEO Dharma Funding Solutions

Dr. Vijay K. Verma

CEO


Core competencies:
  • European funding: 
    Horizon2020, SME Instrument, Fast Track to Innovation (FTI), EUREKA, EUROSTAR etc.
  • Optimization of funding strategies
  • Energy & environmental technology
  • Austrian Fundings: FFG, aws, SFG, Wirtschaftsagentur Wien, OÖ Wirtschaftsagentur etc.
  • Start-ups & KMUs with focus on High-Tech & F&E
  • EU-wide grants for business incubation and business acceleration

Dr. Gerhard Fresacher

Senior Advisor


Core competencies:
  • Optimization of investment strategies
  • Financial planning & controlling
  • Company valuation
  • Market & competition analysis
Puneet Teja, Senior Consultant Dharma Funding Solutions

Dipl. eng. Puneet Teja

Senior Consultant, Team Leader Vienna


Core competencies:
  • Business plan, finance & financial instruments
  • Start-ups with a focus on creative industries
  • Banking and IT project specialist
  • Austrian and EU funding: FFG, AWS
Klaus Förster, Senior Consultant Dharma Funding Solutions

Klaus Förster

Senior Consultant, Team Leader Klagenfurt


Core competencies:
  • Business plan, finance & financial instruments
  • Start-ups with a focus on creative industries
  • Eco-entrepreneurship, Eco & Sustainable Business

Stefan Matl

Junior Consultant


Core competencies:
  • Austrian funding:
    FFG, AWS, SFG etc.
  • Business plan and innovation evaluation
  • NPO, NGO, Association Funding Expert
Isabel Anger, Marketing Manager Dharma Funding Solutions

Isabel Anger

Marketing Manager



Core competencies:
  • Marketing strategy & planning
  • Social media marketing