About Us

Who is Sync Space?

Sync Space is an entrepreneur center with accelerator programs uniquely focused on support for local and recruited startups considering Northeast Tennessee as a place to grow or expand their business. Early-stage companies in the program will have access to funding for professional services, equipment, and other facilities to help complete a successful pilot with Sync Space partners.

“Sync Space is truly a regional effort for all of Northeast Tennessee. We’re grateful for the support of our partners as we bring new opportunities for entrepreneurs in our region.”

Our Mission

Guide regional businesses, startups, and entrepreneurs to achieve their goals and impact their communities.

Our Values

Through cooperation, we find connections never before made.
With integrity, we aim to impact our home.
By working diligently, we reach new levels of success.

Our Programs

Mid Stage to Growth

Advanced Manufacturing Program

Advanced Manufacturing Programs Apply Now >> Overview Northeast Tennessee has a culture of innovation and ...
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Idea to Early Stage


Sync Space Boot Camps Programs catered to a range of different industries. Overview Our short-term ...
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Early to Mid Stage

Connect Program

Sync Space Connect Program Connect and grow. Apply Now >> Overview The connect program is ...
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Idea to Early Stage


Co.Starter Programs It’s time to rethink and stabilize your operation beyond 2020. About Co.Starters We ...
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Early to Mid Stage

Mentor Connect Program

Mentor Connect Program The guidance you need from first-hand experience. Apply Now >> Overview The ...
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Mid Stage to Growth

Rural Health Program

Rural Health Programs Apply Now >> Overview Our health programs are focused on addressing community ...
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Mid Stage to Growth

Signature Program

Sync Space Signature Program Elevate your business. Apply Now >> Overview Companies selected for the ...
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Early to Mid Stage

STRIVE Program

STRIVE Program Assisting Veterans through all stages of their business plan. Apply Now >> Overview ...
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If you have questions about any of our programs or how to get started, we’re happy to help.
Fill out our placement form below to learn where you best fit.

What if Northeast Tennessee was the Nation’s Epicenter of Rural Entrepreneurship?

We believe entrepreneurship can be a leading driver of economic development in Northeast Tennessee.

Top Success Stories


Vayska + Bundled Initiative

When your company needs to grow, it helps to know people. The plight of many entrepreneurs and startups is simply not knowing who to get connected with. Some times knowing someone can lead to knowing someone else that can solve your problem. In times like these, where we’re all tightening ...

Accelerator Waiting List

Interested in working with startups and helping elevate the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Northeast Tennessee? Join our team and let’s accelerate our region!

A Partner

We have great corporate partners working with us to accelerate startups in our region and are looking for more partners to engage in our exciting programs!

Our Board of Directors

Pat Shull (Chairman)

Kingsport Mayor

Richard Venable

Mayor Sullivan County

John Campbell

Exec Director Accel Now

Morris Baker

President and Chief Energy Officer of Goodwill Regional HQ

Dr. Todd Fowler

Vice Mayor Johnson City

Dwight King

Sullivan County Commissioner

We're Accelerating The Region

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Our Locations

Kingsport Entrepreneur Center

227 E Sullivan St, Kingsport, TN 37660

Inventor Center

118 Shelby St, Kingsport, TN 37660

Create Appalachia Digital Media Centers

225 W. Center St., Suite 115, Kingsport, TN 37660

714 W Walnut Street
Johnson City, TN 37604

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