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


20apr5:30 pm7:00 pmStartUp FayetteDefine your target


05may8:00 am9:00 am1 Million CupsCaffeinating Entrepreneurs Every 1st Wednesday!

18may5:30 pm7:00 pmStartUp FayetteDetermine your unique selling proposition

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. 103

"In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins: cash and experience. Take the experience first; the cash will come later." Harold S. Geneen Improve Your Networking Skills and Pitches When we think about surrounding ourselves with the right people, we often...

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For Your Inspiration vol. 102

How to Qualify for Funding Your Small Business Are you trying to get the financing your business needs to become a sustainable company and grow its customer base? But maybe you've … The Startup Magazine Be Ahead of the Curve by Looking Backward and Thinking Forward...

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For Your Inspiration vol. 101

"The only thing worse than starting something and failing... is not starting something." Seth Godin, Squidoo founder Mental tactics for achieving long-term goals Why is it so difficult to define, work toward, and achieve your long-term goals? While it’s easy to spend...

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