News from Northern Michigan’s startup and tech community

Coding at 20Fathoms

September 28, 2022

20Fathoms awarded funding to support high-tech startups in Northern Michigan

20Fathoms has been awarded a $50,000 Business Incubator Program Gateway Representative grant from the Michigan Strategic Fund, a partnership between the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and the Office of Governor Gretchen Whitmer. “By awarding...

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September 15, 2022

20Fathoms announces the graduation of Hybrid Robotics and Starboard Solutions

The Traverse City-based tech startup incubator 20Fathoms is pleased to announce the graduation of Hybrid Robotics and Starboard Solutions Corp. A celebration for these 2022 graduates will be held Thursday, October 13, 5 – 7:30...

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Working at the 20Fathoms coworking space

June 30, 2022

“The Rural Edge: Traverse City,” features 20Fathoms and startup ecosystem partners

“The Rural Edge” is a video series featuring small towns across the country that are building thriving digital economies and changing the narrative about what’s possible in rural America. Produced by the Center on Rural...

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June 7, 2022

Northern Michigan Startup Week Inspires Young Entrepreneurs and Startup Veterans Alike

Manny McMillan has always enjoyed working with his hands to build innovative products that solve everyday problems. He never seriously considered this as a career path until recently, though.  A student at Northwestern Michigan College...

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Logo for Michigan Tech University - Grand Traverse Area

May 23, 2022

20Fathoms Partners with Michigan Tech University to Advance Tech Entrepreneurship

20Fathoms and Michigan Technological University are developing a growing partnership to turn outcomes of research on campus into start-up businesses in Northern Michigan. Representatives from the Michigan Tech Office of Innovation and Commercialization recently visited...

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New members 4.22 - web

April 26, 2022

Welcome, New 20Fathoms Members!

Get to know the people who have joined 20Fathoms in the last couple of months. MJ Cartwright Mentor-in-Residence at Innovation Partnerships, University of Michigan Describe your professional background. I have been involved in leading startup initiatives...

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