Startup Strategy: Protecting IP Here at The Cannon, we’re all about creatively intelligent people with the guts to chase their ideas. Ideas, especially the kind we witness in action on our campus, hold the power to change the world. That makes them pretty valuable. Whether founding the next Facebook or the next Snuggie, protecting your ideas (and your IP) is critical to retaining that value and your startup. Here are some things to think about to help you protect the things you dream about. Software Selection Apple doesn’t use a 4-digit passcode for its sensitive information - just [...]
About thecannonhoustonThis author has not yet filled in any details.
So far thecannonhouston has created 47 blog entries.
Houston: Growing in Size and Style About a month ago, GQ released an article calling Houston the coolest city in the South, which was not news to us here at The Cannon. Houston is home to some of the most original and productive creative talent in the world. From musicians like Robert Earl Davis and Robert Glasper, to artists and chefs like JooYoung Choi and Chris Shepherd. We invented breast implants, the weed eater, domed stadiums, and Wes Anderson. The City of Houston is chock full of people, and those people have some pretty good ideas. Where's the Divide? [...]
sEATz, Win-Win Highlight First Cannon Ventures Pitch Night Over 400 potential investors and supporters of the Houston Startup Ecosystem packed The Cannon on Thursday night to hear pitches from two of Houston's most exciting startups - sEATz and Win-Win. The event was the first of many pitch nights that will be hosted by Cannon Ventures, a new investor network and venture studio that will be anchored out of The Cannon. Guests were greeted by custom folders produced by printing partner InfoVine and enjoyed snacks and beverages from a variety of event partners, all who shared Cannon Ventures' dedication to growing the [...]
The Cannon Announces Launch of Insperity Innovation Scholarship Insperity to sponsor one Houston startup or small business with free workspace Houston, TX: The Cannon, a coworking space and entrepreneurship hub, today announced it has entered into a relationship with Insperity, a leading provider of human resources (HR) and business performance solutions for America’s best businesses, to launch the Insperity Innovation Scholarship. The winning Houston-area company will receive a free dedicated desk membership inside The Cannon for six months, providing an opportunity to connect with mentors, industry experts, entrepreneurs, writers, freelancers, developers, creatives and business professionals. APPLY NOW “We are thrilled [...]
Startups In Space Yesterday, Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa announced a partnership with Space X: a 2023 flight around the moon. The project, dubbed #dearMoon, will culminate in a week long journey with Maezawa and six to eight artists from around the world. Pretty cool, right? Space X and Musk have been at the forefront of space innovation for a while now, but they’re not the only ones with skin in the game. The space-startup space grows bigger every year, and the ambitious leaders of the companies comprising it are taking us to places we can only imagine. Check out a [...]