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BlackJet San Francisco Launch Event

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We have the GoPro Hero 3 Black Edition, the Canon 5D Mark ii and collection of L Series lenses packed up in our LowPro x200 bag, ready for the BlackJet Launch event tomorrow, February 14th (Valentines Day).

Urge Productions loaded up ready for BlackJet launch event at Union Square, San Francisco February 14, 2013, Noon.

Urge Productions loaded up and ready for BlackJet launch event

Urge Productions will be shooting and capturing HD motion for BlackJet’s San Francisco Launch Event, celebrating their new direct service route connecting San Francisco with Los Angeles, New York, and Las Vegas.  The event will be produced by ABCey Events, a long time client of ours.

BlackJet Logo


BlackJet, already dubbed the “Uber for Private Jets” is an online service and phone app that connects travelers with the reliability and convenience of a private jet experience  at prices commensurate with premium commercial carriers. Recently featured in TechCrunch, BlackJet aims to revolutionize private and charter air travel to become “the world’s cheapest, easiest way to book private jet service.” The startup is backed by Garrett Camp, founding CEO of StumbleUpon and co-founder of Uber, and has an all-star list of investors including Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, First Round Capital, Shervin Pishevar, SV Angel, Ashton Kutcher, Guy Oseary, Tim Ferriss, Steve Jang and more.

BlackJet Flyer

BlackJet Flyer

Thursday’s launch will feature a $6M Giveaway including 1,000 comped memberships (first 1,000 to arrive) with a complimentary companion seat to any BlackJet destination. One lucky Grand Prize winner will receive Roundtrip Private Jet Seat Service to Las Vegas for two leaving just post contest on Thursday and returning on Sunday. The winners will also be comped a 3 nights stay at the acclaimed Bellagio hotel along with $1000 in cash. How’s that for a Valentine’s Day gift for your special someone? Local SF fave dj David Carvalho will playing some lunchtime beats, so come on down and get your free membership along with your photo taken in our aviation themed digital photobooth!

BlackJet is currently invite-only, but we have a VIP code for you –  you can login to their site with the code forbesvip300. Hope to see you at the launch.