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Insperity Innovation Scholarship Returns!

2019-05-15T17:42:54+00:00

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

LetsLaunch & The Cannon Partner to Support Houston Startups

2019-05-07T15:57:01+00:00

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 to raise capital. New Crowdfunding Tool for The Cannon Community The partnership provides Cannon Ventures, an investor network and venture studio, with a tool to allow smaller investments and [...]

LetsLaunch & The Cannon Partner to Support Houston Startups2019-05-07T15:57:01+00:00

Native Houstonian Entrepreneur Leaving Silicon Valley for the Bayou City

2019-04-15T20:57:41+00:00

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, gaining access to mentors, resources, and fundraising opportunities while it continues to scale the fast-growing platform.Win-Win, which Brown started in 2016, has already raised $1.2M from top investors including Duke University [...]

Native Houstonian Entrepreneur Leaving Silicon Valley for the Bayou City2019-04-15T20:57:41+00:00

B2B Startups Pitch Perfect at Cannon Ventures Pitch Night

2019-04-12T16:03:48+00:00

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 perfect their presentations. Following a brief intro from our emcee for the night, Mainline CEO Chris Buckner, the startups were ready to wow the crowd. Incentifind First up was [...]

B2B Startups Pitch Perfect at Cannon Ventures Pitch Night2019-04-12T16:03:48+00:00

Cannon Ventures and Rice Angel Network Team Up To Invest in Houston-Based Startups

2019-03-22T19:49:03+00:00

Cannon Ventures and Rice Angel Network Team Up To Invest in Houston-Based Startups [Houston, Texas | March 22, 2019] ​In a partnership with The Cannon, The Houston-based Rice Angel Network (RAN) announced today that it will be powered by Cannon Ventures, the investment arm of The Cannon. The alignment will augment efforts of the two groups to provide local startups with access to the capital they need to grow. In late 2018, The Houston Investor Network Alliance (HINA) was launched as a commitment from four investor groups in Houston to increasingly co-invest and share deals in Houston. The partnership between [...]

Cannon Ventures and Rice Angel Network Team Up To Invest in Houston-Based Startups2019-03-22T19:49:03+00:00