The home of
technology, innovation, & entrepreneurship in Northern Michigan

Serving Traverse City’s entrepreneurs and tech professionals, 20Fathoms removes barriers and provides the resources you need to help your career and business grow.

Join 20Fathoms where ideas take root, innovators thrive, and businesses grow.

At 20Fathoms, you’re part of a community of like-minded individuals who are each pushing the envelope in their own way, developing what comes next, and growing new businesses. Find your spot:

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Startup Incubator

Advancing innovative companies by linking them to resources, capital, and expertise

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A professional environment with private offices, a coworking space, and many amenities

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Tech Career Hub

Education, resources, and career growth opportunities for tech professionals

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Traverse City, Michigan: Unbeatable quality of life and an ecosystem that supports entrepreneurs

In Traverse City, founders and entrepreneurs find a supportive startup ecosystem that includes business incubation services, pitch competitions, access to capital, tech talent, a network of accomplished business leaders, and other business resources. The result is a community that offers both a picturesque small-town lifestyle and a robust environment for growing businesses. Learn more in this video from the Center on Rural Innovation.
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20Fathoms Membership Benefits

A Community of Innovators

Join a network of smart, connected problem-solvers where interactions lead to opportunities, investments, and solutions.

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Office Space

Maximize your productivity in a professional workspace with fast internet, conference rooms, advanced technology, and free-flowing coffee.

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Education & Events

Attend high-quality professional, business development, and networking events designed to help you and your business succeed.

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Support Services and Resources

Our leadership team and mentors are well connected and can help make introductions and increase your access to funding and resources.

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Talent Acquisition

Build your team and grow your business with the help of our national-level talent recruitment services.

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Picturesque Location

Enjoy a healthy work-life integration in Traverse City where a small town, nature-focused lifestyle balances out the daily hustle.

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Sarahbeth Ramsey Owner, The Boho Business Co.

“From day one, everyone at 20Fathoms has been so warm and welcoming. They’ve provided me so much support to help me continue to grow here in Traverse City.”


Stephen Johanson President & Founder, Starboard Solutions Corp.

“20Fathoms provides a valuable ecosystem for companies in their infancy. It is more than a place to go to work, it is a diverse group of people, skills, and perspectives. Starboard has benefited greatly from the relationships built and ideas exchanged in this community.”


Laurel Manke Cofounder, Slabtown Marketing

“20Fathoms’ mentorship program has been hugely valuable to our business. It is a regular check-up that keeps us accountable to our strategic goals and reminds us to zoom out from the day-to-day tasks and consider the bigger picture.”


Our Sponsors

We’re grateful to those who help fund our vision and invest in Traverse City’s entrepreneurship and tech community. View all supporters.