Matteo Cascinari is General Partner of Primo Space, the first Italian fund dedicated to startups in the space economy. He began his career as a manager in the digital/media/e-commerce sector and subsequently gained experience as an entrepreneur, investor and advisor in the Italian startup ecosystem. In 2009 he joined the Italian Association of Business Angels (IAG). Over time it has undertaken a series of direct and indirect investments in start ups, private equity deals and funds in Italy and abroad. He was a business angel and CEO of Blomming and co-founded DentalPro (the biggest Italian dentist retail chain). In addition to investments, he has provided advisory services in the field of venture capital, thanks to his managerial background and his knowledge acquired through investments in startups and private equity deals.