Blasting News was co-founded by a strong team of professionals already proven in previous start-up ventures.

  • Andrea Manfredi
    Based in London (UK) and New York (US)
    A serial entrepreneur dedicated to innovating digital media and technology. In mid-2013, Andrea founded Blasting News, the largest global social news magazine. Before Blasting News, Andrea founded SuperMoney, currently the third largest price comparison website in Italy. Andrea obtained an MBA from INSEAD in 2005.
  • Andrea Patrucco
    Based in Rome (IT)
    The IT master and commander at Blasting News. He is a highly skilled professional with several years of experience within major telecommunications companies. He trained a team of hungry software engineers fighting everyday with tougher and tougher lines of codes.
  • Dado Lancellotti
    Based in Sao Paulo (BR)
    Distinguished professional involved in successful digital and advertising projects in Brazil. Co-founder of R7.com which after almost 5 years has considerably increased its revenues and audience - faster ratio for a mainstream portal in the Brazilian Internet market from zero to 50 million people of coverage. Prior to this he has been involved with digital business startups such as the launching of AOL Brazil; Viajo.com; Ideia.com; Digital Strategy – working for Globo.com, iG, MSN/Microsoft and Telefonica –; and Virgula, one of the most important and relevant entertainment-cross media portals in Brazil.
  • Linda Iulianella
    Based in London (UK)
    After graduating in PR & Advertising in 2003 at IULM University in Milan, Linda spent several years working in communications and media.
  • Massimiliano Aliverti
    Based in London (UK)
    After graduating from Bocconi University in Milan, he previously worked for Supermoney, a leading Italian price comparison website. He is a technology-enthusiast with a great passion for snowboarding and football.

Employment values.

At Blasting News, attitude and approach are equally as important as skills and are major keys to its success. Each professional working at Blasting News loves to:

  • Be entrepreneurial, proactive, and innovative.
  • Get things done, no matter what.
  • Always apply the principle “The easier, the better.”
  • Never complain: focus on solutions, don’t focus on problems.
  • Lead by example, driving everybody else in the company toward better results.
  • Love positive pressure and new daily challenges.
  • Go beyond the daily assigned tasks.
  • Learn fast.
  • Listen first and be humble.
  • Be strict and fair with colleagues, partner, and clients.