News from Northern Michigan’s startup and tech community

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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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December 14, 2020

Welcome, New 20Fathoms Members! (Dec. 2020)

We have a few new faces around 20Fathoms this month! Say hello to Kelly Hanson, Jesse Gabor, Shannon Hoffman, and Barb Termaat. Kelly Hanson Shopify Partner, Theme Developer, and Owner at Swiftcurrent Web Describe your...

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December 7, 2020

Tech Career Profile: Ryan Beaver, VP of Operations at Altair Software

Ryan Beaver is a software developer, a technical leader who is always up for a challenge, and a coach of early-career developers. He leads the new developer program for tccodes at 20Fathoms, where participants hone...

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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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20Fathoms office exterior

October 26, 2020

20Fathoms office moving to Bayview Professional Centre with expanded space and amenities

20Fathoms announces a move to a new office in the Bayview Professional Centre (10850 E. Traverse Hwy., Traverse City) which offers expanded space and amenities for members of the tech incubator and coworking space. The...

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Keith Kelly

October 12, 2020

Innovating Workforce Development and Building a Tech Community in Traverse City: Q&A with Keith Kelly, tccodes and tccyber Program Manager

Keith Kelly is a community builder, innovator, educator, and technologist. With the tccodes and tccyber programs at 20Fathoms, he united all of this to develop innovative learning communities for software developers and cybersecurity professionals, respectively....

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Future is Digital Challenge

September 15, 2020

20Fathoms Offers Scholarships for Digital Marketing and Business Analytics Courses Through “The Future is Digital Challenge”

20Fathoms is working to cultivate a hub of tech talent in Traverse City, Michigan. We previously introduced learning communities for software developers (tccodes) and cybersecurity professionals (tccyber). Now, through our partnership with the Center on...

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