City of Kingsport Announces Innovation Village Partnership with Sync Space, Create Appalachia, and Other Local Businesses

City of Kingsport announces Innovation Village, partnership with Create Appalachia, others to create Kingsport Center for Digital Innovation KINGSPORT, TENNESSEE – The City of Kingsport announces Innovation Village at the center of downtown Kingsport and commitment to support the growing entrepreneurial ecosystem, remote workforce, creators and innovators.  Innovation Village, adjacent Kingsport Academic Village, reflects a […]

Sync Space Receives Grant To Develop Local Business

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Bristol, Tennessee has awarded a grant to a nonprofit that will create a music, digital media and entertainment business accelerator program. The Bristol Industrial Development Board awarded a grant of $35,000 to Sync Space, which subsequently added $40,000, raising the total to $75,000. The money will finance the creation of the program […]

City of Bristol, Tennessee and Sync Space Entrepreneur Center Announce Partnership

The City of Bristol, Tennessee and Sync Space Entrepreneur Center are partnering to expand programs and resources for entrepreneurs, creators and small businesses. The City of Bristol’s Industrial Development Board approved a grant on Monday for the partnership and when combined with matching funding from Sync Space will bring the total investment in Bristol to […]

Sync Space Inducted Into ETSU Distinguished President’s Trust

Heath Guinn, President of Sync Space, with Brian Noland, President of ETSU

The Distinguished President’s Trust (DPT) is comprised of individuals, organizations and businesses whose cumulative giving to ETSU is in excess of $10,000 each, usually the result of annual giving or combinations of significant major or realized planned gifts. Sync Space is a proud supporter of ETSU in the following ways: STRIVE Veteran’s Entrepreneur Program ETSU […]

STRIVE Program Coming to Kingsport’s Academic Village

ETSU announces partnership to bring Veteran entrepreneur program to Kingsport’s Academic Village. KINGSPORT, TENNESSEE – East Tennessee State University’s College of Business and Technology and the ETSU Research Corporation are partnering with Kingsport’s Academic Village to bring the Start-up Training Resources Inspiring Veteran Entrepreneurship (STRIVE) program to Kingsport in spring 2022. The program is offered to […]

On-Demand Marketing Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs.

For entrepreneurs and small businesses there are certain shared challenges that all must consider, not the least of which is the question of marketing. How do you create a brand for a company or product? What about a marketing strategy to gain loyal customers and position the company for growth? These are just a few […]

New Partnership Announced, Sync Space + Bundled

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sync Space Entrepreneur Center and “Bundled” announce a partnership for a pilot program to enhance accelerator programs in the Appalachian Highlands. Sync Space will partner with Knoxville-based Bundled to bring a grant-based opportunity for regional professionals to assist startup companies who participate in the Rural Accelerators. The partnership includes a commitment of […]

Aim High in the Nation’s Epicenter for Rural Entrepreneurship.

The “Aim High in the Appalachian Highlands” campaign announced the emergence ofNortheast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia as the Nation’s Epicenter for Rural Entrepreneurship.  Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia are seeing a boom of growth, relocation and capital investment from startup and emerging companies, both locally and around the nation. As they seek to call the […]

Now Hiring – Program Manager

Program Manager Sync Space Entrepreneur Center is looking for a Program Manager to join our team. The ideal candidate will have strong management skills and be able to coordinate resources, programming, and facilities to provide participating entrepreneurs and remote workers with access to our regional business network and ecosystem partners. Responsibilities  Support regional ecosystem partners […]

2021 Edition of “AgLaunch Virtual Bootcamp” Closes with Pitch Night

The 2021 “AgLaunch Virtual Bootcamp” drew to a close on July 27th, ending with participants’ passionate pitches about sustainability. Hosted by Memphis-based AgLaunch and three East Tennessee entrepreneurial support organizations – Knoxville Entrepreneur Center (KEC), Sync Space (Kingsport), and The Biz Foundry (Cookeville), the seven participants received instruction on agricultural markets and the framework for organizing and communicating their ideas.   Click […]