Eric is a startup and tech funding professional who has helped over 100 companies achieve growth and advance their R&D programs by leveraging defense contracts and research grants. He has a BA in Business Consultancy and a Masters in Banking and Finance. After working for a reputable Austrian business consultancy in Vienna, Eric moved to Madrid to work for a large consultancy firm. After 1.5 years, he decided he needed a change but wanted to remain in Madrid, joining Inspiralia's team there. He was offered the opportunity to lead the expansion of Inspiralia into the US market and now lives and works out of Miami, the site of Inspiralia US headquarters.