Category: ROC Members

Eat Sleep Fly ROC: How Mark Robinson Turned a Passion Into a Successful and Newsworthy Business

Eat Sleep Fly ROC: How Mark Robinson Turned a Passion Into a Successful and Newsworthy Business

A few years ago, Mark Robinson was flying a Goodyear blimp in Carson, California.  Now, with the help of Real Office Centers and a passion for aviation, he has seen his dreams…

The Genius Behind the Justmoji: How Kapps Media is Embracing the Visual Communication Craze

The Genius Behind the Justmoji: How Kapps Media is Embracing the Visual Communication Craze

On September 13 of this year, millions of people around the world work up to life-changing — or at least day-changing — news: the new iPhone operating system had arrived. iOS 10…

From Five Trucks to a Mobile App: How One ROC Community Member’s Hard Work is Delivering a Logistics Game Changer

From Five Trucks to a Mobile App: How One ROC Community Member’s Hard Work is Delivering a Logistics Game Changer

Last year, Real Office Centers community member Luis Santos founded EverFreight, a shipping logistics company that uses a convenient mobile app interface to match customers with carriers and drivers. Santos now operates…

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…

ROC Community Member Brian Cooper’s Adventures on the High Seas

ROC Community Member Brian Cooper’s Adventures on the High Seas

Most days, Brian Cooper can be found at the La Jolla Real Office Centers location, serving as a regional managing director for real estate company Avison Young's Southern California office. “We are…

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…

Three Months to a $65K Salary: How OC Code School Puts Coders On the Fast Track to Success
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Three Months to a $65K Salary: How OC Code School Puts Coders On the Fast Track to Success

“The first step to being a valuable team member is being individually valuable.” That's the first line of a course description on the website for Orange County Code School, a member of…

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…

Starting Up In The World: How a ROC Tenant Helps Entrepreneurs Raise Millions Online

Starting Up In The World: How a ROC Tenant Helps Entrepreneurs Raise Millions Online

For young entrepreneurs and startups, coming up with an innovative, disruptive idea is often the easy part — the real difficulty comes when it's time to raise capital. Current Real Office Centers…

An Inside Look at the Recent ROC Contest Winners
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An Inside Look at the Recent ROC Contest Winners

Real Office Centers is home to a lot of technology startups, but DivertCity cofounders Zach Adamson and David Monhait consider themselves "unicorns" in their Santa Monica location. "We're not about technology," they…