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Baker Botts Joins Houston’s Entrepreneurial Campus at The Cannon

2019-08-06T21:53:41+00:00

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, Capital Factory Announce Partnership

2019-05-23T13:22:37+00:00

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

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

Coming in 2019…

2018-12-18T22:39:20+00:00

As 2018 wanes and 2019 approaches, reindeer, red bows, and impending New Year’s resolutions dominate our days. At The Cannon, we know one red bow we can’t wait to unwrap in the coming year: our shiny new home! Construction clips along daily on campus. Where months ago there was nothing but dirt, now a more complete picture is coming together. "Now that the roof is on, we are able to power through whatever weather delays Houston decides to throw at us," noted Managing Director Brad True. The Waiting Room never ceases to bring us [...]

Coming in 2019…2018-12-18T22:39:20+00:00

Tax Law and Your Startup

2018-11-27T20:47:38+00:00

People are calling the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act the first major tax shake-up in three decades. While the full scope of the changes brought about by this new act is yet unseen, there’s no denying the sweeping effects these new tax laws touch every aspect of American life. But how can these laws potentially affect the startup world? We took a deeper dive below:  C-Corp Tax ReductionMost startups, especially those looking to raise third-party investment, register as C-Corporations. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act cuts C-Corp tax rates from 35% to 21%. Early-stage startups not yet generating meaningful [...]

Tax Law and Your Startup2018-11-27T20:47:38+00:00