What we're about

From the former host of Boulder Open Coffee Club (BOCC, 2010 - 2013) comes a weekly moderated chat about the latest in technology, startups, digital lifestyle and business. It's a simple event format built around community, jobs and fostering relationships across a variety of disciplines.

BOCC, started by Jason Mendelson of Foundry Group, has been featured on CNBC, Fox Business, The New York Times and was filmed by NKH Japan for a special segment on entrepreneurship. It's been the catalyst for startups and hundreds of business relationship over the years.

Michael Sitarzewski, founder and original host of #BigDOCC spent seven years in Boulder learning about communities and startups. He brought some of the best ideas from the Boulder/Denver Startup Community and combined them with the Dallas ecosystem to create something truly original.

Upcoming events (5)

#BigDOCC! Talk tech, startups, and digital lifestyle for an hour!

You wake up every morning, filled with excitement about the technology news of the day. Wouldn't it be great if you could surround yourself once a week with people just as excited about tech as you are? Imagine a one hour chat, moderated of course, with people that love talking tech because they're passionate about it? Free coffee too? How this works: You bring yourself, and hopefully a friend. Your friendly moderator, Caitlin Potter, will start the conversation with introductions of any new attendees and then we'll tackle a few items such as community events (yes, you can promote yours!), jobs (who's searching/hiring), and then we get into it--what do you want to talk about this week? We use a community Flipboard (https://flipboard.com/@dsfares/%23bigdocc-6ro51je7y) to keep track of stories and share them on Tuesday mornings, but anything you find interesting is fair game for discussion. We have a hard stop at 9:00am, but anyone is welcome to stay afterwards and continue their conversations. We hope to see you soon. NOTE: Since March, we have been meeting digitally on Zoom. If you'd like to attend this event, please send a request via email to [masked] with the subject line "#BigDOCC Invite Request" and we'll send you the recurring calendar invite with all of the information.

BigDOCC North - Brainstorming, Networking, and Growing Your Company

From tech startups to brick-and-mortar powerhouses, Dallas and it’s surrounding cities are home to some of the greatest companies in the world. Going beyond the data and dollars of that fact, it means there are amazing people here to make those companies thrive. This Meetup group is here for those people. This is a resource for this powerful group of business professionals and entrepreneurs. A resource to shine a spotlight on them, help them connect to one another, and help solve their most urgent business problems. ____________ Building on the roots of the BigD Open Coffee Club started by Dallas Startup rockstars Michael Sitarzewski and Kevin Strawbridge, we've taken the best parts of a great networking format and evolved it over the years to something that digs deep into the issues facing our members. Every week we rally around someone in the room who needs help in their business. We’ve got investors, consultants, marketers, UX designers, programmers, coders, sales professionals, media pros - all these varied and brilliant people that are there giving some incredible feedback. Join us each week at the Coffee House Cafe. Bring your expertise, your experience, and your business needs. Show up for help. Show up to help. Just imagine what we can do together.

#BigDOCC! Talk tech, startups, and digital lifestyle for an hour!

You wake up every morning, filled with excitement about the technology news of the day. Wouldn't it be great if you could surround yourself once a week with people just as excited about tech as you are? Imagine a one hour chat, moderated of course, with people that love talking tech because they're passionate about it? Free coffee too? How this works: You bring yourself, and hopefully a friend. Your friendly moderator, Caitlin Potter, will start the conversation with introductions of any new attendees and then we'll tackle a few items such as community events (yes, you can promote yours!), jobs (who's searching/hiring), and then we get into it--what do you want to talk about this week? We use a community Flipboard (https://flipboard.com/@dsfares/%23bigdocc-6ro51je7y) to keep track of stories and share them on Tuesday mornings, but anything you find interesting is fair game for discussion. We have a hard stop at 9:00am, but anyone is welcome to stay afterwards and continue their conversations. We hope to see you soon. NOTE: Since March, we have been meeting digitally on Zoom. If you'd like to attend this event, please send a request via email to [masked] with the subject line "#BigDOCC Invite Request" and we'll send you the recurring calendar invite with all of the information.

BigDOCC North - Brainstorming, Networking, and Growing Your Company

From tech startups to brick-and-mortar powerhouses, Dallas and it’s surrounding cities are home to some of the greatest companies in the world. Going beyond the data and dollars of that fact, it means there are amazing people here to make those companies thrive. This Meetup group is here for those people. This is a resource for this powerful group of business professionals and entrepreneurs. A resource to shine a spotlight on them, help them connect to one another, and help solve their most urgent business problems. ____________ Building on the roots of the BigD Open Coffee Club started by Dallas Startup rockstars Michael Sitarzewski and Kevin Strawbridge, we've taken the best parts of a great networking format and evolved it over the years to something that digs deep into the issues facing our members. Every week we rally around someone in the room who needs help in their business. We’ve got investors, consultants, marketers, UX designers, programmers, coders, sales professionals, media pros - all these varied and brilliant people that are there giving some incredible feedback. Join us each week at the Coffee House Cafe. Bring your expertise, your experience, and your business needs. Show up for help. Show up to help. Just imagine what we can do together.

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