50-Year Old Entrepreneurs Rock!

We here at Percolator Space enjoy the stories of students dropping out of Stanford and creating the latest billion-dollar startup. The media promotes these rare stories which cause the endorphins and serotonin to flow through us capitalists, just as American Idol makes every former glee club member dream of the recording contract. To make these stories even more fantastic, we … Read More

Growth Beats Taxes Every Time

One of the most frustrating economic fallacies is the recurring belief that raising taxes raises government revenue. Throughout history this belief has been proven false over and over, yet a substantial number of politicians and everyday citizens still continue to promote these terrible ideas.  Percolator Space companies know better! Taxes and regulations deal with basic math (1+1 = 2), but … Read More

Now Is The Time To Take The Leap To Independence

I know we keep pestering you to take that first step to start your own business, to add great value to the rest of the world, and to constantly lead by example. But we really think this is your year! The window is open! Unemployment is still low, and corporations are more flexible than ever. Technology is ready for you, … Read More

The Critical What, How, and Why

This week’s Percolator Business Blog is provided by our Perc Community Member, Ash Business Advisory, LLC. Over the years I have always enjoyed talking with young people who are new to the business world and new to their company. Their optimism, energy, and clean slate potential is infectious, and I learn a great deal by listening to their viewpoints and … Read More

Guglielmo Botter Art Show Opening

Percolator announces a new art exhibition, “From Italy to Norfolk – Drawings of Guglielmo Botter of Norfolk Scenes.” Botter’s selected works in the exhibition capture local Norfolk landmarks including Slover Library, Chrysler Museum, City Hall, USS Wisconsin and MacArthur Memorial. Meet the artist and enjoy refreshments on Friday, July 20th, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at Percolator’s Granby campus. The … Read More

MOU with Old Dominion University

On June 27, Morris Foster, vice president for Old Dominion University’s Office of Research, and Bobby Wright, developer and owner of Percolator, signed an agreement to solidify the partnership between the organizations. “The University will deliver programs, some of which are federally funded, to a diverse list of startup companies in the Percolator building,” Foster said. “It’s part of our … Read More

Percolator Expands to New Monticello Location

Percolator is expanding into a second, 20,000-square-foot location at 253 Monticello Ave. The second space is coming after the original location a few hundred feet away at 259 Granby St. filled up with members after just six months of operation. The move has sparked the interest of local news outlets with coverage from Pilot Online, Daily Press, Virginia Business, and … Read More

What’s Percolating in Spring 2018

We’re so excited that membership and activity continue to increase at Percolator. There are loads of things going on for members and guests to experience. Here are the upcoming events are Percolator in spring and early summer 2018:

Call For Artists: Exhibition Space Available

Percolator, a coworking and event space in downtown Norfolk, is pleased to announce free quarterly exhibition space for artists. Each exhibition will run for three months. We invite you to submit your work for an opportunity to be featured in an exhibition. Open to artists working in all mediums. All artwork submitted must be ready to hang or install. Artists living … Read More

Muralist Wanted

Make your mark on coworking in downtown Norfolk! We are seeking an artist to paint a 22.5’ X 10’ mural on the wall in our lounge. The selected artist will have a great deal of freedom in expression in what they paint. Compensation will be given in the form of a trade for membership at Percolator. Behold, the wall: Bonus! … Read More