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Baker Botts Joins Houston’s Entrepreneurial Campus at The Cannon

[Houston, Texas | August 6, 2019] The Cannon, a 120,000 square foot startup co-working space and entrepreneurial hub in Houston, has announced a strategic partnership with law firm Baker Botts L.L.P., days after its completed construction date. 

Leveraging its startup and venture capital experience in Silicon Valley, Baker Botts will be a valued resource for early-stage companies and small businesses at The Cannon’s Main Campus, just north of City Centre on the west side of Houston. 

“We are thrilled to have this fundamental strength and resource in an area of business [legal] that can be confusing and sometimes debilitating for entrepreneurs,” said Maigen Berg, Managing Director of Cannon Ventures. 

“We are excited to educate The Cannon’s entrepreneurs on the nuances of formation, venture capital financing, protecting their technology and data, and a range of other business and legal issues unique to startups, which can help them succeed,” added Baker Botts partner Natasha Khan, who is co-leading the partnership for the firm. 

The strategic partnership will stage a year-long platform of educational programming, innovation, and problem-solving for startups, entrepreneurs, investors and innovators across the entrepreneurial stack. Baker Botts will also provide in-person access to startups to discuss a range of legal and business considerations.

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About The Cannon

The Cannon is a coworking space and entrepreneurship hub located at the center of the 32-acre Founders District on the west side of Houston, just north of Interstate 10 and Beltway 8. Currently, there are over 175 companies in The Cannon community working at The Cannon – Main Campus, a brand new 120K square foot converted warehouse that is one of the largest coworking and offices spaces in the world, and The Cannon – Post Oak, the first of many satellite locations that will allow for even more flexibility and resources for Houston’s entrepreneurs. The Cannon – Main Campus plans to be home to over 800 of Houston’s most accomplished entrepreneurs, startups, and small businesses, and will be surrounded by service providers and resources geared to help their businesses grow.

About Baker Botts L.L.P.

Baker Botts is an international law firm of approximately 725 lawyers practicing throughout a network of 14 offices around the globe. Based on the firm’s experience and knowledge of its clients’ industries, it is recognized as a leading firm in the energy and technology sectors. Throughout its 179-year history, Baker Botts has provided creative and effective legal solutions for clients while demonstrating an unrelenting commitment to excellence. Lawyers in Baker Botts’ Emerging Company and Venture Capital (ECVC) practice advise technology and other emerging growth companies from formation through rounds of venture capital or other private equity financing, initial public offering, sale or merger and beyond. The ECVC practice also works closely with colleagues from the Intellectual Property and other departments to deliver creative and specialized solutions for clients’ needs. For more information, please visit bakerbotts.com.

If you would like more information about The Cannon, please contact Brad True, Managing Director of The Cannon at btrue@thecannonhouston.com or 713-332-1299.

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