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


23jun5:30 pm7:00 pmStartUp Fayette (IRT)Topic: Social Media


01jul8:30 am9:30 am1 Million Cups

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. 61

Why Smart People Can Have a Hard Time ListeningBeing intelligent has a lot of perks, but there are a few instances in which a high intellect can impact your ability to thrive. How? Consider listening. Listening, as it turns out, is a critical skill set that few have...

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For Your Inspiration vol. 60

Critical Mistakes New Business Owners Make There's no doubt that starting a business is exciting. You finally get to have full control over your work and create your own hours … The Startup Magazine Business Entity Types 101: Is It Time to Rethink Your Business...

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For Your Inspiration vol. 59

Conducting Productive Virtual Meetings Despite the COVID-19 pandemic shaking up our world right now, business owners, employees, and stakeholders still need to have meetings, maybe now more than ever. Here are 10 tips on how to conduct effective meetings virtually …...

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