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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

The Cannon and LetsLaunch Live Fundraising Opportunity!

2019-05-10T16:16:05+00:00

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

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

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