News from Northern Michigan’s startup and tech community

for founders, geeks, and creatives.

Matt Goddard
Founder’s Story: Matt Goddard and Hybrid Robotics

In 2022, Traverse City, Mich. gained three spots on the “Best of the Midwest: Startup Cities Rankings” due to growing resources for startup founders including access to angel and venture capital, pitch competitions, and the...

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Working at the 20Fathoms coworking space

June 30, 2022

“The Rural Edge: Traverse City,” features 20Fathoms and startup ecosystem partners

“The Rural Edge” is a video series featuring small towns across the country that are building thriving digital economies and changing the narrative about what’s possible in rural America. Produced by the Center on Rural...

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Eric Roberts at TCNewTech

June 30, 2022

20Fathoms is Proud to Sponsor TCNewTech

20Fathoms and TCNewTech are long-time partners supporting the Grand Traverse Region’s entrepreneurs. This month, they are excited to announce that 20Fathoms will serve as the Main Sponsor of TCNewTech for the remainder of 2022. “TCNewTech...

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Two women meeting

June 8, 2022

Join the Collaborative Addressing the Gaps in Our Region’s Tech Talent

20Fathoms was selected by Michigan’s Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity and endorsed by an array of community partners to convene an employer-led collaborative (ELC) focused on bridging the gap in our regional tech talent....

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June 7, 2022

Northern Michigan Startup Week Inspires Young Entrepreneurs and Startup Veterans Alike

Manny McMillan has always enjoyed working with his hands to build innovative products that solve everyday problems. He never seriously considered this as a career path until recently, though.  A student at Northwestern Michigan College...

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Justin Shull's painting at 20Fathoms

May 24, 2022

20Fathoms Coworking Space Features Art by Justin Shull 

20Fathoms is pleased to announce a new exhibition of local artwork at their coworking space, featuring the work of Justin Shull.   “The thing I appreciate about coworking spaces is the diversity of folks and the...

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Logo for Michigan Tech University - Grand Traverse Area

May 23, 2022

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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