VC  Syncom Venture Partners

     Office Locations:

4800 Hampden Lane, Suite 200
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: 301-608-3203
Fax: 301-608-3307



  • Early
  • Growth



  • Communications & Networking
  • Information Technology
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Sports & Entertainment



    Established in 1977, SYNCOM combines more than two decades of entrepreneurial spirit and venture capital management experience in providing early stage growth capital to minority entrepreneurs and/or under-served market sectors. SYNCOM has invested in over 110 telecom and media companies that have addressed communications needs all over the world. Syncom typically invests in all companies along the growth stage continuum with a targeted investment range from $5 million to $15 million. Currently, SYNCOM manages a group of media & telecommunications venture capital funds that have capital in excess of $400 million.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Duane McKnight Managing Member
    Herbert Wilkins, Jr. General Partner
    Kateri Jones Analyst
    Robert L. Greene Principal
    Stanley T. Smith Principal


    Portfolio companies include:

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