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Yearly Archives: 2021

  • Growing gains…

    Growing isn’t always easy. Growing pains are a real thing and in the eight short months that bloom has been open, we’ve outgrown our current space and are at capacity in a new temporary expansion space next door. That new temporary space is full of our Startup Stability Program selectees and the space is brimming …

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  • PBJ’s Grand Finale

    On June 23rd six entrepreneurs went head to head in the PBJ’s grand finale pitch competition on the grand stage of the Granby Theater in Norfolk. It was a premiere inaugural event with entertainment by Frank sings Frank, a dance performance by Shaping Space Choreography, fabulous food by Levels on Granby, a dozen local business …

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  • Coworking spaces Bloom and Percolator team up offer free rent and educational services

    May 1, 2021 In a year fraught with health concerns, political and social unrest, shuttered venues and job insecurity, it’s imperative to knock down the barriers to entrepreneurial dreams. Highlighting community and regional collaboration, Percolator in Norfolk and Bloom Coworking in Portsmouth will provide subsidized co-working space and wraparound supportive services to 30 startup businesses. …

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  • What’s Better than a Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich?

    Collaboration! This spring Bloom joined forces with Percolator to create a joint series collaboration. Something that can bring Norfolk and Portsmouth together, redefine the Elizabeth River as a road instead of a barrier, and unite the business community and entrepreneurs with resources to thrive…and so, the Percolator-Bloom Joint Sessions, now known as “PBJ’s”, was born. …

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  • Bloom with us

    The bloom blog is here! Here at bloom coworking, we love all the varied definitions of the word “bloom:” The state or period of freshness or vigor, to come into full health, to flourish and to thrive. We believe we’ve created an environment where small businesses, entrepreneurs and creatives can grow, thrive, succeed and bloom …

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