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Fantasy Sports Startups Score Success


Fantasy Sports Startups Score Success Powered by NRG Energy Millions of football fans across the globe will kick off their fantasy football seasons this week with the official start of each league - the draft. And where there are exciting, fast-growing and innovative industries, startups built for those industries are always surely to follow. Here’s a quick look at three exciting new startups that are changing up an industry that has gone from friends mailing newspaper box scores back and forth to each other to recently being valued at over $7 billion and holding a 24 hour fantasy football marathon on [...]

Fantasy Sports Startups Score Success2019-08-26T15:23:28+00:00

Baker Botts Joins Houston’s Entrepreneurial Campus at The Cannon


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 [...]

Baker Botts Joins Houston’s Entrepreneurial Campus at The Cannon2019-08-06T21:53:41+00:00

The Cannon Main Campus is Now Open!


The Cannon’s Houston Entrepreneurial Campus Now Open! HOUSTON, (July 23, 2019) – The Cannon is thrilled to announce the opening of its 120,000 square foot flagship location on the west side of Houston. A grand opening celebration will take place in September. There are currently over 150 companies in The Cannon community that will be moving into the new building. The space features a mixed layout of open desks and designated office space to accommodate both startups and small businesses of different sizes, stages and industries. Joining The Cannon in their new space will be a full suite of entrepreneurially [...]

The Cannon Main Campus is Now Open!2019-07-23T15:11:32+00:00

Shoot Receives Second Annual Insperity Scholarship


The Cannon Announces Recipient of Second Annual Insperity Innovation Scholarship [Houston, Texas | July 16, 2019] The Cannon, a coworking space and entrepreneurship hub, today announced the recipient of its second annual Insperity® Innovation Scholarship. Shoot, a one-year-old marketplace designed to improve the efficiency and experience of booking photographers, videographers and photography-related experiences is this year’s recipient. The scholarship provides Shoot with a six-month Dedicated Desk membership at The Cannon.  Shoot, led by co-founders Simbai Mutandiro and Alina Merida, has already launched its beta platform (http://shootwiithshoot.com) and is in the process of launching the next version as they wrap up [...]

Shoot Receives Second Annual Insperity Scholarship2019-07-16T14:05:57+00:00

Insperity Innovation Scholarship Returns!


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 round of 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 [...]

Insperity Innovation Scholarship Returns!2019-05-15T17:42:54+00:00