News from Northern Michigan’s startup and tech community

February 1, 2023

Startup Spotlight: Hacha Products

In this monthly series, get to know who is building companies in Northern Michigan and what advice they have for those just getting started. This month, we talked to Kimberly Meek, CEO/Owner of Hacha Products...

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December 7, 2022

2022: A Year of Growth at 20Fathoms

Over the past year, 20Fathoms has grown in many directions as we’ve worked hard to further our mission: to accelerate the growth of tech startups, entrepreneurs, and scalable businesses in the Grand Traverse Region. As...

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Working at 20Fathoms

November 9, 2022

4 Customer Experience (CX) Tips for Small Businesses

This article was written by Brightly, a 20Fathoms Community Partner. The number of entrepreneurs has grown substantially since Covid first hit, and this trend shows no sign of slowing down. In 2020, the Harvard Business...

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Stephen Johanson

October 10, 2022

Founder’s Story: Steve Johanson and Starboard Solutions

Steve Johanson founded his company, Starboard Solutions, with a goal of revolutionizing the network design field in supply chain management. The successful company was recently acquired by Logility, but that doesn’t mean he is finished...

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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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