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.


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Here’s how to win Belkin’s Ultimate Charging Kit & $100 in Uber Credit:

  1. Text BELKIN to 827-222 (message and data rates may apply).
  2. Complete at least two UberBLACK or UberSUV trips before September 4th at 11:59pm EDT.
  3. On September 5th, we’ll randomly select and email one lucky entrant. Sweepstakes rules can be found here.


To top if off, Uber DC riders can enjoy 15% off phone chargers and cables at Simply enter the promo code UBER15 at checkout.


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.
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