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Baker Botts

2019-08-08T19:29:13+00:00

A Lawful Moment from Baker Botts Choosing an Entity Type As a part of our shared vision around supporting Houston's startups, entrepreneurs, and small businesses, we are thrilled to partner with Baker Botts to share content custom catered to anyone going through the early challenges of starting a business. Topics covered in this video include: Types of Entities - Sole Proprietorships, Partnerships, Corporations, and Limited Liability Companies Key Considerations in Choosing & Entity Type - Limiting Personal Liability, Management & Control, Ability to Raise Capital, Handling Business and Operational Changes Where To Form Your Entity - Selecting [...]

Baker Botts2019-08-08T19:29:13+00:00

Modernize Your Move

2019-07-25T19:01:12+00:00

Modernize Your Move Powered by NRG Energy It’s move-in week for us at The Cannon, and as we transition into one of the largest coworking spaces in the world with more than 150 companies and nearly 400 members of our amazing community, we thought it might be a great opportunity to highlight a few startups that could potentially help you out the next time you decide to make a move. Spruce - http://getspruce.com Houston’s own newly-rebranded Spruce is mostly known for their seamless apartment cleaning platform, but don’t overlook just how helpful this can be the next time you [...]

Modernize Your Move2019-07-25T19:01:12+00:00

SXSW Recap

2019-03-15T16:28:43+00:00

SXSW Recap - CIA Shows New Ways to Solve Problems Brad True, The Cannon  Last weekend, The Cannon team joined tens of thousands of attendees descending on downtown Austin for SXSW 2019, spending 5 days attending panels, networking with attendees, and learning from some of the most accomplished entrepreneurs, marketers and innovators in the business. We even joined up with a group of 25+ of our Houston Innovation friends at an impromptu Houston dinner on Saturday night! But the sessions and panels were definitely a highlight, and one of our favorites actually helped kick us off on day 1. Did [...]

SXSW Recap2019-03-15T16:28:43+00:00

The Cannon Classroom – Financing Your Startup

2019-03-12T17:15:55+00:00

The Cannon Classroom - Financing Your Startup Lunch and Learn Provides Key Financing Tips to Cannon Community Jake Askew, Cannon Ventures For companies trying to get off the ground, one of the biggest hurdles normally revolves around acquiring funding. Whether it’s a friends and family round, early seed stage or a full blown series round, finding funding is a difficult process. This augments the importance of entrepreneurs understanding the full arsenal of tools at their disposal. Late last month, Cannon Ventures and Texas Citizens Bank teamed up to host a Lunch and Learn at The Cannon’s Main Campus to help [...]

The Cannon Classroom – Financing Your Startup2019-03-12T17:15:55+00:00

Startup Security

2019-02-12T17:58:40+00:00

The secret is out - bad actors from around the world  have been stealing trade secrets from United States companies for years. By hook or by crook, through computer chips and group chats,  time and again these groups have stolen intellectual property from American companies. As companies and our government respond to these persistent breaches, it is imperative that business owners big and small expand their security systems  and protect themselves against future attacks. Here are a few steps startups can take to secure their IP. Disaster Recovery Site Fish, ransom and malware are deployed on a [...]

Startup Security2019-02-12T17:58:40+00:00