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Startup Personalities

Starting a company? Difficult. Starting a company by yourself? Insane. No matter the level of genius, passion, or drive, every entrepreneur excels best by gathering a capable team to carry out their mission. Teams, like the people who comprise them, come in every shape and size and have various strengths. Startup teams demand a rigorous…

 
 

Startup Personalities

Starting a company? Difficult. Starting a company by yourself? Insane. No matter the level of genius, passion, or drive, every entrepreneur excels best by gathering a capable team to carry out their mission. Teams, like the people who comprise them, come in every shape and size and have various strengths. Startup teams demand a rigorous…

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Philanthropic Founders

“Starting a company is like eating glass and staring into the abyss.” Here at The Cannon, that Elon Musk quote is one of our favorites. We’re in the business of supporting those brave souls who believe in something so passionately, they’re willing to take that plunge. The blood, sweat, and desktop dinners that come with…

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Strange Startups

The quote on our Cannon chalkboard changes every week, aiming to inspire those walking our halls as they strive to disrupt, change, and create the world around them. Last week’s echoes Edison and still rings true for entrepreneurs today. “Don’t worry about failure, you only have to be right once.” -Drew Houston Fear of failure…

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Music Works for Work

Who listens to music at work? Nowadays, who doesn’t? Some people prefer stark silence and fluorescent-light buzz to Spotify top 40 playlists, but most coworking spaces, coffee shops, and other startup-saturated workplaces choose to play music over the huddled masses in one form or another. If you can’t hear the music out loud, observe the…

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The Cannon Joins Founders for Change

Entrepreneurs understand the importance of diversity. Diversifying, whether assets, styles, or personel, helps generate well-rounded ideas and products, and serves as a buffer against pitfalls in any one area. Despite this understanding, National Venture Capital Association and Deloitte conducted a study in 2016 that found that only 11 percent of VC firm investment partners were…

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