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  • 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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  • 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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