News from Northern Michigan’s startup and tech community

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May 17, 2021

Tips for Buying a Home in Traverse City

At 20Fathoms, we regularly field inquiries from people who are considering a move to Traverse City and checking out what amenities are available. As we shared in a previous article about moving to Traverse City...

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April 21, 2021

Along the Nakwema Trailway with 4Front Credit Union

Late last year, 20Fathoms talked to several newcomers to Traverse City who all shared their wisdom about moving to the area. One thing they agreed on: that the region’s abundance of natural areas and trails...

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April 14, 2021

DevOps Explained & How it is Used by One Traverse City Tech Team

As technology evolves, so too must the practices and culture of information technology teams. The rise in popularity of DevOps is one example of this continuous change.  DevOps is the integration of two traditionally siloed...

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February 12, 2021

A Conversation with Higher Grounds Trading Co., a 20Fathoms Sponsor and Fellow Community Builder

Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down (virtually) with Jennifer Yeatts, Director of Coffee, at Higher Grounds Trading Co. Our discussion was far-ranging, wandering from coffee farms in Mexico and the Democratic Republic of Congo,...

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December 14, 2020

Moving From the Big City to Traverse City

Cowritten by Erich Wuhrman, 20Fathoms and Laurie Lapp, Axios HR With everything that’s happening in the wide world around us, many people are considering a move; in fact, many people are considering a move to...

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November 9, 2020

Building a Culture of Tech in Traverse City

Looking back and looking ahead with Russell Schindler, Founder of TCNewTech “The biggest success of TCNewTech over the past few years is how it has driven a cultural change in Traverse City,” said Russell Schindler,...

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