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


19nov5:30 pm7:00 pmI.R.T.Join us with Goal Setting Expert: Jeff Bartholomew


04dec9:00 am10:00 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!” Jason

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!” Melanie

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. 39

How to think like a CEO The list of qualities and habits of mind required to succeed in the role of CEO is long; it includes resilience, stamina, high IQ and EQ, confidence, ambition, humility, vision, trustworthiness, and presence. It would … strategy + business How...

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For Your Inspiration vol. 38

How to Treat Your Tech Startup Like a Profitable Business from Day One Profitability is an extremely important goal for any startup — but profitability doesn't just happen. There are many reasons to treat … The Startup Magazine The new behavioral science of risk...

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For Your Inspiration vol. 37

Small Talk Skills Can Make or Break Leadership Abilities When it comes to excelling at first impressions and operating as a high performing leader, there's one trait that isn't spoken upon as much as it should be--social skills. Being more specific, making small talk...

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