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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

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

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

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