Boost your Battery with Uber + BELKIN
Whether you’re setting an out-of-office message as you head to the airport or checking the scores on your way to a meeting, we know you need to stay fully charged. Uber DC and Belkin are teaming up to keep you connected when you request UberBLACK. Starting today, we’re outfitting select partners with chargers so you can request, plug-in and power through your day.
RIDE UberBLACK AND CHARGE YOUR PHONE
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NEED AN EXTRA BOOST?
Here’s how to win Belkin’s Ultimate Charging Kit & $100 in Uber Credit:
- Text BELKIN to 827-222 (message and data rates may apply).
- Complete at least two UberBLACK or UberSUV trips before September 4th at 11:59pm EDT.
- On September 5th, we’ll randomly select and email one lucky entrant. Sweepstakes rules can be found here.
KEEP YOUR BATTERY IN THE GREEN
To top if off, Uber DC riders can enjoy 15% off phone chargers and cables at Belkin.com. Simply enter the promo code UBER15 at checkout.
RECHARGE + REINVENT
We caught up with Belkin’s CEO and tech entrepreneur, Chet Pipkin, to learn more about how he stays charged.
- What drives Belkin?
For more than 30 years it has been our passion and our mission to create products that make people’s lives better, easier and more fulfilling. From wireless home networking and entertainment, to mobile accessories, and energy management, Belkin products enhance the technology that connects us to the people, activities and experiences we love.
- Belkin’s always inventing and evolving, so what excites you most about the future of the tech industry?
Eco-technology. Leveraging natural resources is really important to me. I’ve outfitted my home with the latest in LED bulbs, have solar power at my house – and outfitted our Belkin Offices too. I’m excited to see where solar power and battery technology goes.
- How’s Belkin inspired by Uber?
Belkin is all about empowering people to be able to do what they otherwise might not be able to do. I believe Uber is the same. We both use innovative approaches and apps as the tools to deliver on these values.
We’re excited to expand the Uber for Business platform beyond business travel, to include a world-class customer transportation solution, Uber Central. With Uber Central, organizations of all shapes and sizes can now easily provide on-demand, door-to-door transportation for their customers, clients, and guests.
A little over a year ago, we set out to put a new spin on an old classic–make reliable food delivery available at the tap of a button. Back then, we started by offering food in the UberEATS app from 1,000 pioneering restaurant partners in four cities. And today, more than 40,000 restaurants globally–from poke shops to pasta spots–are sharing food with customers through UberEATS. With a growing restaurant community comes more choices and more complexity. So we’re cooking up features to continue to make UberEATS easy and reliable. Here is a taste–
This flu season, we’re delivering free flu-fighting care packages across the country. When you receive a pack, you’ll have the option to request a free flu shot from a registered nurse–for up to 5 people.