News from Northern Michigan’s startup and tech community

for founders, geeks, and creatives.

Don’t Miss Out on Summer at 20Fathoms! 

Summer in Traverse City can’t be beat. Beach days, sunset hikes, orchard visits, family biking adventures, concerts in the parks… we look forward to it all year for good reason!  When it’s time to get...

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Ellie and family

December 14, 2020

Moving From the Big City to Traverse City

Cowritten by Erich Wuhrman, 20Fathoms and Laurie Lapp, Axios HR With everything that’s happening in the wide world around us, many people are considering a move; in fact, many people are considering a move to...

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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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