Providing startups and entrepreneurs on the south side of Atlanta access to the education and training they need to succeed.


Equipping entrepreneurs with the Insights, Relationships, and Tools needed to turn ideas into a businesses. Whether you’re just getting started, stuck on a particular issue, or are in need of a refresher, these sessions are for you.

1 Million Cups

1 Million Cups is a free program designed to educate, engage and connect entrepreneurs with their communities, over coffee and conversations — now in more than 180 communities across the country.


Experts and community leaders offer their time and experience as mentors to the next generation of business owners and entrepreneurs. It is free to attend and participate, but pre-approval is required to participate.

Upcoming Events


18may5:00 pm7:00 pmStartUp FayetteDetermine your unique selling proposition


02jun8:00 am9:00 am1 Million CupsCaffeinating Entrepreneurs Every 1st Wednesday!

15jun5:30 pm7:00 pmStartUp FayettePeer to peer, pitch, business plan Culmination before the month break

Hear From Our Members

“I love being part of this startup community! I started my web design business 18 years ago in a different state, and since moving to South Atlanta, have started 3 more. I couldn’t do it all without the guidance and support from this group!”

JasonHunter Design, Sharpsburg, GA

“StartUp Fayette has truly been a blessing to me. The meet ups are always awesome, and the support is genuine. I appreciate every shared experience and every suggestion.
I encourage anyone with an idea or existing business to attend-you will be glad you did!”

Project XL Readiness Program, Fayetteville, GA

Our Mission

Our mission is to create an ecosystem in Fayette County and the surrounding area that catalyzes innovation and growth through entrepreneurial startups.

Useful Articles

For Your Inspiration vol. 107

"Start with good people, lay out the rules, communicate with your employees, motivate them and reward them. If you do all those things effectively, you can't miss." Lee Iacocca Simple Ways to Finally Crush Your Goals For years, I whispered this secret only to my...

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For Your Inspiration vol. 106

"Great companies are built on great products." Elon Musk The value of a good mentor Throughout our life we have several mentors ; people we admire and who guide us on the right path. From your parents, grandparents, and siblings, to your teachers, co-workers, and...

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For Your Inspiration vol. 105

Don't Know Your Professional Values? Like many of us, I heeded the well-known advice to define my personal values early in my adulthood. After thinking deeply about which values resonated most to me, I ranked them in order of importance, landing on Purpose … Inc. The...

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