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


25aug5:30 pm7:00 pmStartUp Fayette (IRT)Topic: Email Marketing


02sep8:30 am9:30 am1 Million Cups

22sep5:30 pm7:00 pmStartUp Fayette (IRT)Topic: Sales (You can't afford to miss this one!)

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. 71

"Networking has been cited as the number one unwritten rule of success in business. Who you know really impacts what you know." Sallie Krawcheck Want People to Listen to You in Zoom Meetings? What's even worse than having to attend half a dozen Zoom or other video...

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For Your Inspiration vol. 70

The golden rule for every business man is this: 'Put yourself in your customer's place.' Orison Swett Marden How to Survive a Crisis as an Entrepreneur The Great Recession of 2007-2009 was one of the most difficult periods of my life, but I got through it, learned...

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For Your Inspiration vol. 69

From Demotivated to Motivated at Work Motivation is a tricky thing, sometimes you are full of it and other times you just don’t feel it and we know how hard it is to stay motivated all the time. You could be working a job you love but you will have some days where …...

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