News from Northern Michigan’s startup and tech community

for founders, geeks, and creatives.

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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Nicole Steffen working at the rail

January 13, 2021

Celebrating the Victories of 2020: A 20Fathoms Year in Review

While 2020 certainly provided some significant challenges, at 20Fathoms we had a lot to celebrate. We expanded our team and  our organizational capabilities, introduced new services and resources for the startup and tech communities, and...

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Fave Tech of 2020

January 11, 2021

The Tech that Kept Us Ticking in 2020

Over the past year, we have learned to live, work, learn, and socialize differently because of the COVID-19 pandemic. It was oftentimes technology that helped carry us through. We asked our 20Fathoms community to share...

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January 8, 2021

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) will re-open the week of January 11

Webinar | Paycheck Protection Program: What You Need to Know for 2021 Thursday, Jan. 14, 5 – 6:30 pm EST Join 20Fathoms, Ann Arbor SPARK, and Robert Scott, Regional Administrator of Region V of the SBA, with his PPP team...

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January 8, 2021

tccodes introduces new courses for software developers

20Fathoms is spinning up new and expanded workshops for software developers through tccodes. The following 14-week cohorts begin in early February and are provided at no cost due to grant funding. Front-End App Development Front-end...

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tccyber CyberOps Associate Program

January 5, 2021

20Fathoms partners with Cisco Networking Academy to offer cybersecurity certification and expand career opportunities in Northern Michigan

The critical need for cybersecurity professionals is increasing as cyberattacks grow in both frequency and sophistication. Last month, in one of the most far-reaching cyberattacks ever, it was revealed that a hack at the IT...

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Participants celebrate completion of the Financial and Business Basics program hosted by Arrowhead Incubator at the 20Fathoms office in Traverse City.

December 18, 2020

Arrowhead Incubator Provides Culturally-connected Business Training for Michigan’s Native American Entrepreneurs

Robin Kissinger is an artist, a writer, and a Native American entrepreneur in St. Ignace, Michigan. He has recently opened an art gallery and studio, and hopes that with his business’ success, he will not...

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