News from Northern Michigan’s startup and tech community

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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Tech Career Discovery Series 9.28.22

October 7, 2022

Demystifying Tech Careers: 20Fathoms Introduces the Tech Career Discovery Series

A critical component in combating Northern Michigan’s “brain drain” is providing opportunities for community members to see and hear from those working locally in high-paying, high-demand jobs like those found in technology. A new event...

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Grow with Google

July 12, 2022

Scholarships Available: Earn certification in digital skills through Google  

For those interested in learning new digital skills, Google offers professional-level training and certifications through their Grow with Google program. Upon completion of the program, graduates can share their resume and new skills with employers...

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Two women meeting

June 8, 2022

Join the Collaborative Addressing the Gaps in Our Region’s Tech Talent

20Fathoms was selected by Michigan’s Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity and endorsed by an array of community partners to convene an employer-led collaborative (ELC) focused on bridging the gap in our regional tech talent....

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Gretchen Swanson - web

February 14, 2022

Gretchen Swanson Joins 20Fathoms as Director of Workforce Development

20Fathoms is pleased to announce that Gretchen Swanson has joined the organization as Director of Workforce Development. In this role, Gretchen will manage the growth and expansion of 20Fathoms’ workforce development and tech education initiatives...

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tccodes + tccyber

November 19, 2021

20Fathoms awarded $250,000 grant for tech education and workforce development in the Grand Traverse Region

Funding will support the expansion of tccodes and tccyber programs; introduce a new data analytics program 20Fathoms is pleased to announce that the organization has been selected to receive a $250,000 grant to support their...

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