Is blinding optimism a superpower? Possibly! Lawson Gow founded The Cannon, a workspace for entrepreneurs, and Cannon Ventures, an angel investor network and incubator, on the belief that he could make a difference in Houston’s entrepreneur ecosystem. Gow is growing his infrastructure like crazy; he says he has learned a lot in the process and he’s talking with our Amber Ambrose.

In the new Founders’ District of Houston, The Cannon is creating an entire campus dedicated to entrepreneurship, custom designed to help your business thrive. Check it out: