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Berkeley Hyperloop to SpaceX Pod Competition

Raised toward our $10,000 Goal
73 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on April 30, at 11:59 PM PDT
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Thank you for supporting Berkeley Hyperloop — here's what we're up to.

October 23, 2020

Dear donors of Berkeley Hyperloop,


Thank you for having supported bLoop in our previous crowdfunding campaign! We're excited to share with you some major updates.


Last winter, after SpaceX cancelled the Hyperloop Pod Competition, we transitioned our team into Formula Electric, to represent Berkeley in the world’s largest collegiate electric vehicle competition: Formula SAE EV. Carried over are our members, resources, and commitment to developing the technologies and the people for the future of sustainable transportation.


We're currently working on integrating and finalizing our vehicle design and preparing for manufacturing this winter and spring. We’ll be competing in virtual events throughout the spring, and face off against dozens of universities from around the world in June if conditions allow.


Please check out the attached video, and support our new crowdfunding campaign if you like what you see! If you cannot donate, we only ask that you share our campaign or video (each share is worth $4 on average).


Thank you,


Brad Ling,

President, Formula Electric at Berkeley

Four Days Left!

April 26, 2019

With only four days left to give, the "Your Name and/or Logo on the Pod" perk has been cut in half to only $2,500! Additionally, we are allowing YOU to name the 2020 Berkeley Hyperloop Pod for only $5,000. We’re excited to be working on our new design, but are unable to make our dreams a reality without your help.


Thank you, and Go Bears!



Berkeley Hyperloop

30% there, Braking Rig Funds Secured!

April 19, 2019

Thank you for following our campaign and contributing.  We are nearly 30% of the way there thanks to you. We need to raise $1000 more by the end of the week to stay on track! Thanks to the donations so far we have funds for a test rig for our braking system, that we will use to qualify our design.  Remember: Any share on email or social media is worth $4. Please share if you can’t donate.

Please donate! 

Our way
of Thanking You



We'll send some super cool Hyperloop stickers and shout you out on our social media platforms!

17 of 50 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: May 2019


Laser Cut Keychain

Get 2 super cool laser-cut keychains from our lab where we cut our parts along with stickers and a social media shout-out!

23 of 30 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: May 2019


Signed Letter from Team

Get a letter with the 2019 team's signatures, awesome laser-cut keychains, Hyperloop stickers and social media shout-outs!

2 of 5 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: March 2019


Signed Hyperloop Poster

Get a Berkeley Hyperloop poster with the team's signatures along with every other perk above!

3 of 5 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: May 2019


Your NAME and/or LOGO on Pod

Become a premium sponsor and we'll honor you by adding your brand on our pod which we take to the SpaceX competition. It's great advertising! At least Elon Musk thinks so... Every other awesome perk above is included.

0 of 5 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: May 2019


Name the Pod

Choose the name for our 2020 Pod! Every other perk is included: Logo on pod, meetings, posters, keychains, stickers + more!

0 of 1 Claimed
Estimated Delivery: March 2019
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