BLAST-Up Program

We are looking for the most disruptive startups, in the ENTERTAINMENT, FINANCE, HEALTH and SPACE ECONOMY industries.

To be part of our Program, your startup must:

  • Operate in 1 of the 4 industries we are focusing this year
  • Have a demo or MVP of their product/service
  • Be in a pre-seed, seed or early stage (round A and round B)


The aim of the BLAST-Up Program is to support the GROWTH of “not-so-early-stage” startups that are ready to talk with corporate companies or to scale-up. This is why we give them the opportunity to meet their final clients, corporate companies, top investors and media of their industry.

Startups will exhibit for free during BLAST2019 and have the opportunity of winning a Scale-Up Program.

of them will come to the #BLASTingTour Events, exhibit for free and face an eliminatory round of the competition.

Startups will go live face to face with their Industry’s Corporate Champion in the BLAST Arena during BLAST2019

Startups will WIN an integration in the Corporate Champion’s ecosystem and other perks decided by the corporate champion.

Startup that get in the program will get the following perks:

Booth during BLAST 2019

4 IndustryBLAST Passes

Visibility & Media Pack 

Passes for BLASTingTour

Access to Side Prizes

VIP Matching Events

Slot in Social Pitch Booth

Pre-Event Mentoring

If your startup is not eligible for the program…

Only 64 startups from the 4 industries are accepted to the BLAST-Up Program but don’t worry, if you are not selected for the program, you may buy a WannaBLAST or IndustryBLAST pass and add for only 80€ the “Startup Upgrade” pack.

Instead, if your startup operates in industries or for any reason you think it’s not eligible for the program, fill the application form selecting “other industry”.

You may get invitations for free or low-cost exhibition opportunities at events of Fiera Roma. | Fill the application form>

So, what are you waiting for?

Are you ready to BLAST?

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