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. 97

"It's hard to do a really good job on anything you don't think about in the shower." Paul Graham, YCombinator co-founder Unlocking Your Entrepreneurial Superpower Being described as a natural-born entrepreneur is a compliment, but in fact, I think for me and most...

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For Your Inspiration vol. 96

Rules for choosing the right mentor Mentorships can be career-changing for all professionals, but the potential value for professionals of color is even greater. For the second consecutive year, The List—the group of marketing, advertising and media leaders … AdAge If...

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For Your Inspiration vol. 95

"Don't try to be original, just try to be good." Paul Rand, Graphic Designer Stop Obsessing Over Your Mistakes Are you also one of the people who keeps going over past situations? Surely you repeat over and over in your mind as ways you could have done better....

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