Stanford Seed

Seed Transformation Program Participants

Seed, the Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies, partners with entrepreneurs in emerging markets to build thriving enterprises that transform lives.

Now Accepting Applications!

Stanford Seed is looking for high-potential CEOs or founders based in Africa and India to participate in the Seed Transformation Program.

Application Deadline: 15 June 2019.

Learn more about the program and how to apply.

Upcoming Information Session

Thursday, Apr 18, 2019
Event Location: 
The Seed Effect
The Seed Effect
We’ve collected the data — from Stanford to Africa and India. See how we’re working to end the cycle of global poverty and transform lives.
Profiles of Promise
Stanford Seed Profiles of Promise
Business leaders in emerging economies and Stanford students share experiences of working together to create impact for their companies and regions.
Profiles of Purpose Intro: The Problem Solvers
Stanford Seed Profiles of Purpose
Be inspired by the passion and purpose of entrepreneurs who have completed the Seed Transformation Program. Be sure to watch the entire series.
Saturday, Apr 20, 2019
8:00am – 11:00pm
On Campus|
Stanford, CA
Presented by the Africa Business Club, the 12th annual forum will explore how Africans can contribute to solving the world’s toughest challenges.
Africa Business Forum participants
June 15, 2018
How a Ghanaian entrepreneur stitched together a clothing company that employs and houses homeless women.
SEED transformation participant, Linda Ampah | Gabriela Hasbun
May 2, 2018
This year's Tapestry Award winner swore to return to Africa to help alleviate its poverty. Stanford Seed gave him that chance.
Clinton Etheridge | Photo by ToniBird Photography