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. 65

Making Money Shouldn't Be Your Only Goal in Life "Money can’t buy happiness." We've all heard this sentence (and others like it) countless times before, seen it printed on motivational posters and ascribed to various celebrities and philosophers. But do any of us...

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For Your Inspiration vol. 64

"Delegating work works, provided the one delegating works, too." Robert Half 10 CEOs on how they combat loneliness They say it’s lonely at the top, and plenty of CEOs would agree. Half, in fact, struggle with feelings of isolation, according to research by the Harvard...

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For Your Inspiration vol. 63

"To be successful, you have to have your heart in your business, and your business in your heart." Sr. Thomas Watson Reinvent Your Business To Survive A Recession Last year, when fears of an impending recession were apparent in some circles and weighing heavily on the...

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