Category: Community Development

REVELing In Branding Success: How a ROC Community Member Is Disrupting the Mobile Marketing Game

REVELing In Branding Success: How a ROC Community Member Is Disrupting the Mobile Marketing Game

For Real Office Centers community member Brett Danick, developing his new app was all about offering an elegant solution for a common problem. “For brands, we knew that they were frustrated with…

The Dollar Shave Club Just Sold For $1 Billion — Here’s a Look at ROC’s Own Player in the Facial Hair Startup Game

The Dollar Shave Club Just Sold For $1 Billion — Here’s a Look at ROC’s Own Player in the Facial Hair Startup Game

As we first highlighted on this blog back in April, Real Office Centers community member Dollar Beard Club is a company that operates on a simple concept: for a small membership fee,…

Santa Monica Youth Tech Gives Kids Tech Skills to Get Hired

Santa Monica Youth Tech Gives Kids Tech Skills to Get Hired

Real Office Centers' community is full of young coders fresh out of college, but the talent was even fresher on July 22, when ROC's Santa Monica location hosted the 2016 Pitch Night…

Getting Off the Grid (And Into The Micro-Grids) In Honolulu

Getting Off the Grid (And Into The Micro-Grids) In Honolulu

The term “off the grid” usually refers to people who choose to isolate themselves from society. But for Holu Energy, a tenant in Real Office Center's Honolulu, Hawaii office, getting off the…

Doing it For the Dadas: How a Local Dad Turned Fatherhood Into a Business That Gives Back

Doing it For the Dadas: How a Local Dad Turned Fatherhood Into a Business That Gives Back

As Father's Day approaches, many people are thinking about the important roles that fathers, and fatherhood, play in their own lives. For Fodada founder Bobby Barzi, that isn't a topic that comes…

How a Music Festival Production Company Pivoted to Helping Fellow College Entrepreneurs Achieve Their Dreams

How a Music Festival Production Company Pivoted to Helping Fellow College Entrepreneurs Achieve Their Dreams

300 Applicants, Ten Semi-Finalists: Network With The “Best of the Best” at RECESS' College Startup Competition Breaking out as a successful startup while still in college is impressive in its own right.…

Toasting to LA’s New Expo Line: Celebrate the Opening With a Pub Crawl: LA’s Tri-City Alliance looks to build expo ridership, and give back to vulnerable population.

Toasting to LA’s New Expo Line: Celebrate the Opening With a Pub Crawl: LA’s Tri-City Alliance looks to build expo ridership, and give back to vulnerable population.

On May 20, the much-anticipated extension of Los Angeles' Expo Line finally opened to the public, connecting the tri-city area of LA, Culver City and Santa Monica. LA area residents who have…

ROC Coder Develops His Skills

ROC Coder Develops His Skills

For web developer Evan Lanning, working at Real Office Centers makes the entire workday better. “Being a member of ROC has proven to be more enjoyable and valuable than I anticipated,” Lanning…