News from Northern Michigan’s startup and tech community

for founders, geeks, and creatives.

Nicole Steffen working at the rail
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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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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Coffee, hello nametag

July 8, 2020

Defining Your Mentoring Needs – An Important Asset in Your Business

The impact of mentors across all spectrums of life cannot be understated. Whether it’s a varsity athlete taking a freshman under their wing or a serial entrepreneur providing nuggets of wisdom to a fledgling startup...

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