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. 100

"The last 10% it takes to launch something takes as much energy as the first 90%." Rob Kalin, Etsy founder Habits of Leaders at the Top of the Ladder The best leaders get the most out of their teams, inspire their employees to constantly get better, and smoothly lead...

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For Your Inspiration vol. 99

"Best startups generally come from somebody needing to scratch an itch." Michael Arrington, TechCrunch founder and co-editor To Be Successful, You Must Understand These 3 Mindsets For every action I have taken as an entrepreneur, I was never ready. When I left my...

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For Your Inspiration vol. 98

Avoiding Burnout As An Entrepreneur While managing your own startup can be incredibly rewarding, there is no denying it can also be extremely stressful. From managing the ins and outs of running your business to trying make sure that you actually generate a profit …...

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