Soda Says, a curated consumer electronics retail platform, launches in the US

Grace Gould has spent her life thinking about the intersection of retail and tech. She started out in Apple Retail, and then moved on to Index Ventures where she worked on early-stage investments. She

The past, present, and future of design in Silicon Valley

Steve Vassallo Contributor Steve Vassallo is a general partner at Foundation Capital and the author of the new book The Way To Design. More posts by this contributor The Realm Of Venture Circa 2014 Th

PCH Buys Design Portal Fab In Stock And Cash Fire Sale

In one of the craziest sell-offs in Silicon Valley history, PCH International has closed its acquisition of e-commerce site Fab. The deal, which we first reported back in November, was announced today

Here Are The Startups From Hardware Accelerator Highway1’s Second Batch

Hardware is hot, and nowhere is that more evident than in the startup scene. But most startups don't have the requisite experience needed to handle sourcing materials and managing a supply chain -- ba

ShopLocket And PCH International Launch A Consumer Storefront For Startup Hardware

One of Kickstarter’s famous proclamations is that it isn’t a store, despite how many hardware startups use it pretty much as a pre-order platform, but now there is a store for gadgets mad

Radio Shack Teams Up With PCH International To Create A Retail Pipeline For Hardware Startups

Electronics retailer Radio Shack is teaming up with hardware manufacturer and accelerator PCH International to bring 6 square-foot "Powered by PCH" retail spaces to stores in the United States. This a

PCH International Acquires ShopLocket To “Close The Loop” For Hardware Startups

Toronto-based startup ShopLocket, an e-commerce platform originally designed to let anyone sell anything from a single item to a line of goods quickly and easily via their existing presence on the web

CE Manufacturing Specialist PCH International Launches Its Hardware Incubator, Highway1

Electronics manufacturing specialist <a target="_blank" href="http://www.pchintl.com/default.aspx">PCH International</a> is looking to find new clients just as they start. To do so, it's creating an i

Mr. China Goes To San Francisco

A block from the Mariposa on-ramp and in the eye-line of 90,000 cars whizzing by on 280 sits an old warehouse that was home to the San Francisco Bay Guardian, a local alt weekly, and Digg. Most of the

Electronics Manufacturing Company PCH International Raises $30 Million

<img src="https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/pch.png" class="shot2" /> We've written <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/pch-international/posts">quite a bit</a> about <a href="

PCH International Launches Business Accelerator Program; Lark Named First Startup

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/25869v2-max-250x250.png" /> <a href="http://www.pchintl.com/">PCH International</a> is one of those quirky, successful mid-size companies you'

PCH International, Gadget Maker Extraordinaire, Raises Another $26 Million

<img src='http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0002/5869/25869v2-max-250x250.png' class="snap_nopreview shot" alt="" /><a href="http://pchchinasolutions.com/">PCH International</a> isn't yo

$21 Million For Mr. China

<img alt="" /><a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/liam-casey">Liam Casey</a>, a Cork, Ireland-born entrepreneur, traveled to Taipei in 1996 on a whim to attend an electronics trade show. Within