News from Northern Michigan’s startup and tech community

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HealthSpark Accelerator - first cohort graduates
HealthSpark Accelerator Graduates First Cohort of Digital and Telehealth Startups

Located in rural Northern Michigan, Traverse City is known for beautiful beaches, cherry orchards, and its small-town charm. It is now also home to the HealthSpark Accelerator, a  program that offers world-class resources to early-stage...

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Cherry Capital Foods

July 19, 2021

Local Innovator: Cherry Capital Foods & Tamarack Holdings

Take a short drive in any direction from Traverse City and you’ll soon pass roadside produce stands, U-pick farms, farmers markets, and stores advertising local produce. While our area may be most famous for cherries,...

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Dave Summers

July 14, 2021

Meet the Mentor: Dave Summers, specializing in governance, operations, strategy, and business development

After a career spent in global telecommunications and private equity companies, Dave Summers is now helping to facilitate growth within the Traverse City startup community. Dave specializes in corporate operations and governance including starting new...

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Megan Swan and Justin Gauthier

June 15, 2021

A hidden tech gem in Michigan provides an ideal hybrid work environment in a post-pandemic world

As businesses across the globe shift to a hybrid work model, some companies have already found their ideal balance in shared workspaces and incubators. As a startup founded in 2011 with a nationally distributed workforce,...

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Networking

June 14, 2021

Networking Opportunities in Traverse City

Cowritten by Erich Wuhrman, Maria Purvis, and Laurie Lapp Are you interested in expanding your network in Traverse City? Small towns have a reputation for being difficult places to meet people, but in a previous...

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Office hours - HR-employment

June 8, 2021

20Fathoms Restarting Monthly Office Hours

We are happy to announce the reopening of our office hours program at 20Fathoms, offering free consultations with startup and small business experts for our members and the broader business community. First up: HR/employment matters...

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HealthSpark Accelerator Demo Day

June 4, 2021

HealthSpark Accelerator Demo Day: Experience the ingenuity of the fearless founders revolutionizing healthcare

The HealthSpark Accelerator supports a diverse group of founders with world-class resources that help them grow and scale. Our inaugural cohort of digital and tele-health founders are building bold businesses that will transform the world...

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