News from Northern Michigan’s startup and tech community

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20Fathoms Partners with Michigan Tech University to Advance Tech Entrepreneurship

20Fathoms and Michigan Technological University are developing a growing partnership to turn outcomes of research on campus into start-up businesses in Northern Michigan. Representatives from the Michigan Tech Office of Innovation and Commercialization recently visited...

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Custer installing dividers

August 3, 2020

COVID-19 Safety Measures at 20Fathoms

We are committed to the safety of our 20Fathoms community above all else and we have taken a number of steps to ensure that we can continue to serve our members and staff without compromising safety....

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July 24, 2020

The COVID-19 Telehealth Accelerator and What It Means for Rural Healthcare

Rural hospitals are hurting. Significant financial challenges combined with growing physician shortages are resulting in the closures of services and facilities in rural areas across the country which means that patients increasingly need to drive long distances to receive care.

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Justin teaching a tccodes workshop

July 16, 2020

Why You Should Manage Tech Talent Like a Supply Chain

Human capital is as crucial to businesses as financial capital. This is especially true for tech startups where entrepreneurs can’t do it all alone – they need talented software developers and other tech professionals to...

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Jen Casey

July 15, 2020

Meet the Mentor: Jen Casey, Specializing in Sales, Advertising, and Marketing

At 20Fathoms, our team of industry experts serve as coaches and mentors to help our members grow their business and overcome challenges. This month, I’m talking to Jen Casey, President of Sales at Vortex Studios,...

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Erich Wuhrman

July 14, 2020

Recruiting tech talent to Traverse City: Q&A with Erich Wuhrman, Head of Talent Acquisition at 20Fathoms

Building a talented, highly effective team is important for any business focused on growth. For tech startups, finding the right people in an extremely competitive environment is crucial… and often challenging. At 20Fathoms, one way...

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West Bay at Clinch Park

July 14, 2020

Tech workers and entrepreneurs trade in the big city hustle for small towns and coworking communities

Tech workers and entrepreneurs are on the move, fleeing the close quarters of large cities and embracing a different sort of lifestyle in picturesque small towns across America. This reverse migration is fueled by a...

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