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Brogan BamBrogan lost control of his first hyperloop start-up. Arrivo is his second chance

Brogan BamBrogan lost control of his first hyperloop start-up. Arrivo is his second chance

If anyone could transform hyperloops from a science experiment into a viable form of transportation, it would be Brogan BamBrogan.

That was the thinking among investors and engineers when BamBrogan co-founded Hyperloop Technologies Inc. in his Los Angeles garage in 2014. BamBrogan was an experienced rocket designer at SpaceX, whose founder, Elon Musk, popularized the idea of zipping people across the planet in low-friction tubes. Not only did BamBrogan have Musk’s ear, he had the flair, unceasing ambition and wild ideas needed to build a business on such a far-fetched concept.

Hyperloop Technologies Chief Executive Rob Lloyd said upon joining BamBrogan’s company that...

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