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

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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

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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

Hidden Uses Kickstarter to Become Growing Business in Consumer Audio Space

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Rewards-based crowdfunding has become a vibrant eco-system of diverse and creative funding campaigns. From thousands of dollars to multiple millions, platforms like Kickstarter and Indiegogo have become an important variable in the startup space. Some VCs have asked businesses to validate their products via crowdfunding… Read More

So You Think You Can Hack? PCH Announces It’s Hosting Hardware Hackathon At TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2015

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  PCH, which designs custom product solutions for startups and Fortune 500 companies, today announced that it will host a dedicated Hardware Hackathon at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2015. The event will form part of TechCrunch Disrupt’s popular 24-hour hackathon, running from Saturday, Sept. 19 to Sunday, Sept…. Read More

PCH Hosts Highway1 Demo Day for IoT Startups

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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

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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

Ringly Ran Successful Pretail Campaign, Now Raises $5.1 Million

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Wearable tech startup Ringly has collected a $5.1 million Series A funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz.  The company ran a successful pretail funding campaign last summer easily topping their $60,000 goal.  The campaign was described at the time as the “most successful pre-sales campaign… Read More

Brief: Indiegogo’s Kate Drane: Crowdfuding Proves Demand (Video)

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Sharing her insight about crowdfunding and its effects on the marketplace, Indiegogo’s hardware category lead Kate Drane spoke at the PSFK & PCH’s Makers Movement event in San Francisco earlier this week. According to PSFK, Drane, who is currently responsible for the platform’s design and technology categories,… Read More

“Navdy” Google Glass for Your Car Pretail Campaign Starts Today

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Navdy, a Heads Up Display (HUD), for your car has launched their pretail crowdfunding campaign today.  The organizers hope to raise $60,000 over the next 30 days.  Backers can reserve a Navdy for $299.  Navdy allows drivers to access their smartphone’s apps while keeping their eyes on… Read More

Ringly Smart Jewelry Exceeds Pretail Goal, Adds New Eight New App Partnerships

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As a result of its highly successful launch, Ringly has not only exceeded its pre-sales goal of $60,000, but has also initiated the most successful pre-sales campaign for women’s connected jewelry, reaching over $100,000 in sales in under 24 hours. The company has already sold… Read More

TheBlueprint Online Marketplace Launched by PCH

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PCH Delivers Online Marketplace to Create A New Retail Experience for Tech Products. PCH, the product development and supply chain management company behind some of the world’s best hardware products,  has launched TheBlueprint.com, an online marketplace for well-designed technology and the stories behind it. The Blueprint will sell… Read More

San Francisco Maker Startup Weekend

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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

San Francisco Maker Startup Weekend is Dedicated to Hardware

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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

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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

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