The Cannon, Thompson and Knight Announce Partnership


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 strategic partnership was established to bridge the information gap between new disruptive technologies and seasoned industry experience and make The Cannon’s Houston-based startups the most strategic and successful early-stage companies possible. [...]

The Cannon, Thompson and Knight Announce Partnership2019-07-02T18:42:27+00:00

The Cannon, Capital Factory Announce Partnership


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 Webex video conferencing equipment for connecting to remote mentors. Capital Factory members will gain access to The Cannon’s entrepreneurial community of mentors, resources, and fundraising opportunities and The Cannon’s members will [...]

The Cannon, Capital Factory Announce Partnership2019-05-23T13:22:37+00:00

The Cannon and LetsLaunch Live Fundraising Opportunity!


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 May 24th and 5pm CST. What is live fundraising? Where everyone in a room or at an event has the opportunity to invest in your business real time.  This is [...]

The Cannon and LetsLaunch Live Fundraising Opportunity!2019-05-10T16:16:05+00:00

The Cannon Classroom – To-Do List Tools


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 do when you start your to-do list in the morning and it’s somehow even longer at the end of the day? Thankfully, there’s an app for that. Or actually, a lot [...]

The Cannon Classroom – To-Do List Tools2019-05-02T22:12:07+00:00

Super Strange Startups


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 that with the right idea, market, and work ethic, your super strange startup can succeed! Here are four more funky companies: Dinner in the Sky Founded in 2007, this Belgian-based company [...]

Super Strange Startups2019-04-02T21:22:14+00:00