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207, 2019

The Cannon, Thompson and Knight Announce Partnership

By |July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Thompson & Knight Lands at The Cannon to Bring Resources to Houston Entrepreneurs [Houston, Texas | July 2, 2019] The Cannon, a 120,000 square foot startup co-working space and entrepreneurial hub in Houston, has announced a strategic partnership with the Texas-based law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP. With more than 300 attorneys, the firm will serve as an on-site legal resource to The Cannon’s entrepreneurially focused community. This [...]

2305, 2019

The Cannon, Capital Factory Announce Partnership

By |May 23rd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Cannon and Capital Factory Partner to Accelerate Houston Startups HOUSTON, (May 23, 2019) – The Cannon, an innovation hub for Houston’s entrepreneurs, has partnered with Texas-based tech accelerator Capital Factory. The partnership gives Capital Factory Accelerator companies based in Houston a local office to operate from for their first 6 months. The Cannon will create a dedicated Capital Factory-branded space for companies to work from and provide Cisco [...]

1505, 2019

Insperity Innovation Scholarship Returns!

By |May 15th, 2019|Categories: News and Updates|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The ‘Insperity Innovation Scholarship’ Returns to The Cannon Insperity to sponsor one Houston startup or small business with free workspace for six months in the soon-to-be completed Cannon building. Houston, TX: The Cannon, a coworking space and entrepreneurship hub in west Houston, today announced it is continuing its relationship with Insperity, a leading provider of human resources (HR) and business performance solutions for America’s best businesses, to launch another [...]

1005, 2019

The Cannon and LetsLaunch Live Fundraising Opportunity!

By |May 10th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Cannon and LetsLaunch Live Fundraising Opportunity! Want to be a part of something big? Something that has never been done before in Houston? The Cannon and LetsLaunch are giving a few select businesses the opportunity to be part of a live fund raising round as part of The Cannon’s Grand Opening party this Summer. The application details are listed below, and the the deadline to apply is at [...]

605, 2019

LetsLaunch & The Cannon Partner to Support Houston Startups

By |May 6th, 2019|Categories: News and Updates|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

LetsLaunch & The Cannon Partner to Support Houston Startups The Cannon is excited to announce a strategic partnership with LetsLaunch. The Cannon, a coworking ecosystem for Houston's entrepreneurs, small businesses, freelancers, and creatives, is creating a campus dedicated to entrepreneurship that is designed to help businesses thrive. LetsLaunch is an equity crowdfunding website that allows anyone to invest in private businesses, while providing a new alternative for business owners [...]

205, 2019

The Cannon Classroom – To-Do List Tools

By |May 2nd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Cannon Classroom - To-Do List Tools Today’s Blog Powered by NRG Energy Brad True, Managing Director Out of all the daily challenges entrepreneurs of all shapes and sizes struggle with, one that we consistently hear both in our community (and on our team) revolves around one existential question - if everything on your to-do list is a priority, how do you prioritize what’s most important? Or, what do you [...]

1504, 2019

Native Houstonian Entrepreneur Leaving Silicon Valley for the Bayou City

By |April 15th, 2019|Categories: News and Updates|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Native Houstonian Entrepreneur Leaving Silicon Valley for the Bayou CityHOUSTON, (April 9, 2019) – ​Mike T. Brown is coming home, and he’s bringing his fast-growing startup with him. Win-Win, a tech startup that links fans with the charitable causes of their favorite athletes through a gamified donation platform, is relocating to Houston and moving into The Cannon, a west-Houston based entrepreneurial hub. Win-Win will also enter The Cannon’s Venture Studio, [...]

1204, 2019

B2B Startups Pitch Perfect at Cannon Ventures Pitch Night

By |April 12th, 2019|Categories: News and Updates|

B2B Startups Pitch Perfect at Quarterly Cannon Ventures Pitch Night Last night Cannon Ventures hosted their second quarterly pitch event of 2019. After concentrating on SportsTech last fall and Female Founded startups in January, the focus shifted to B2B startups, and we welcomed Incentifind, Potentia, and Topl to the stage. Prior to last night’s event, each startup worked with Cannon Ventures’ Venture Studio Program to workshop their pitches and [...]

204, 2019

Super Strange Startups

By |April 2nd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Super Strange Startups Elliot Franshaw, The Cannon You may remember a piece we ran last year highlighting the oddities standing out in the sea of startups. Companies like the Something Store, where for only $10 you’ll receive an undisclosed item in the mail, or Air, who ship canned, fresh air around the globe. Some of those bizzare ideas failed (see GameCrush), but those that survived serve as a reminder [...]

2603, 2019

SportsTech Emerges In Startup Space

By |March 26th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

SportsTech Emerges in Startup Space Today's Blog Powered by NRG Energy As we saw firsthand during our Cannon Ventures SportsTech pitch night, and also highlighted in the Houston Chronicle last fall, the sports startup world is a fast growing and high potential industry in the global startup ecosystem. Not limited to just in-game or event technology, “SportsTech” boasts a wide variety of potential tracks, including wearable technology, medicine, esports, [...]

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