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Calling All Startups: Highway1 Hardware Accelerator is Open for Applications. Increases Early Funding to $100,000 for Each Participant

PCH’s hardware accelerator Highway1 is accepting applications for the Spring 2016 program. Interested startups are welcome to apply for the San Francisco based program that has generated multiple success stories.  The accelerator has also increased the amount of initial investment for participants.  Startups may receive… Read More

Ramen Dinners, Rare Wins & Often, Failures: ‘Bazillion Dollar Club’ Series Follows Silicon Valley Startups Enrolled In 500 Startups & Highway1

Ramen dinners, rare wins and–often–failures: the life of a Silicon Valley startup. A new show, “Bazillion Dollar Club,” takes viewers behind the scenes of six Silicon Valley startups seeking success, either through hardware accelerator Highway1 or accelerator 500 Startups. Premiering Tuesday, Sept. 22, at 10 p.m. on… Read More

PCH Hosts Highway1 Demo Day for IoT Startups

PCH accelerator program, Highway1,  held its 4th Demo Day today. According to organizers, the event hosted several hundred investors, mentors and industry leaders to see the latest in Internet of Things (IoT) hardware products from the 11 startups completing the spring program. The Spring 2015 class featured companies… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: SkyProwler Transformer Drone, Switchmate Smart Lighting & Evoz Smart Baby Monitor

Personal drones just keep getting better.  The Krossblade SkyProwler “transformer” drone is an example of this ongoing revolution.  It seems today that quadcopter drones are everywhere.  Krossblade, based in Phoenix, has a unique design as its drone can either hover like a copter or fly… Read More

San Francisco Maker Startup Weekend

Startup Weekends are 54-hour events where developers, designers, marketers, product managers and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, form teams, build products, and launch startups! Beginning with open mic pitches on Friday, attendees are encouraged to bring their best ideas and inspire others to… Read More

Highway1 Provides a Road to Hardware Success

  I know I am in a cool place when I ask Brady Forrest, VP of Highway 1, what one of the two 3-D printers in their workshop is printing, and he casually responds “robot parts.” The best way to describe Highway 1 is like… Read More

San Francisco Maker Startup Weekend is Dedicated to Hardware

The San Francisco Maker Startup Weekend is not your typical hackathon.  This one is not all about cool software but cool hardware – developed during a 54 hour event.  Sure it’s easy enough to cast a few spells and craft some really cool code but… Read More

Highway1 Incubator is Open for Applications

PCH Incubator, Highway1, Boosts Seed Investment to $50,000. Highway1, the San Francisco based incubator for hardware startups, has revealed their Fall 2014 program is now open for applications, which will be accepted until June 20, 2014. Highway1 companies will receive $50,000 in seed money, an increase from $20,000, reflecting… Read More

Shoplocket Creates Ecosystem for Hardware Startups with Blueprint

PCH International’s e-commerce platform, ShopLocket, launches Blueprint today, a new media resource and email digest targeting hardware entrepreneurs.  ShopLocket has been working with many of the most successful hardware crowdfunding campaigns ever.  Their new site will feature news, daily interviews, resources and guidance from leading industry experts. Compelling information on how to succeed… Read More

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