News from Northern Michigan’s startup and tech community

December 11, 2023

TCNewTech becomes a 20Fathoms program, providing integrated services for startup founders

20Fathoms and TCNewTech are pleased to jointly announce that the TCNewTech pitch competitions will become a program fully owned and operated by 20Fathoms in early 2024. The pitch competitions will return in the spring under...

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Collaborating at 20Fathoms

November 11, 2023

20Fathoms awarded $7.3 million in grant funding from the State of Michigan and the U.S. Economic Development Administration

20Fathoms is pleased to announce that the organization has secured two significant grants to support the growth of tech startups and small businesses in Northwest Michigan. This includes $3.3 million from the Michigan Economic Development...

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September 13, 2023

New Information Technology Support Class: Earn the CompTIA ITF+ Certificate in Just 8 Weeks

20Fathoms has been working with regional employers and partners through the Employer Led Collaborative (ELC) to address the area’s shortage of tech professionals. Regional employers asked us to focus on IT Support professionals as their...

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August 10, 2023

Get a Grip on Your Organization!

Six Keys to getting what you want from your organization. Are you a leader who is getting everything you want from your organization? Can you be your best? How will you get there? I have...

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Freshwater research and innovation center

June 29, 2023

Coalition applauds $15 million in funding for Freshwater Research & Innovation Center

The Traverse City Freshwater Research & Innovation Center Project is set to receive $15 million from state budget for the Freshwater Research & Innovation Center project.

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Mapping West Grand Traverse Bay, Lake Michigan, Northwestern Michigan College

June 9, 2023

The Great Lakes Need Innovation

This article was written by Ed Baily, Director of the Marine Center at Northwestern Michigan College, a 20Fathoms Community Partner. The Great Lakes region represents 27% of the combined US and Canadian population and 28%...

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