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Stanford Seed

Stanford Seed partners with entrepreneurs from across Africa and South Asia to help them build thriving enterprises that transform lives.

We deliver world-class business training and resources to founders and CEOs, helping them increase revenues, create jobs, and positively impact people and the planet.

Meet the Seed Community

Together, Seed-trained entrepreneurs, volunteer business coaches, and Stanford student interns are impacting lives. Hear about their stories of struggle, success, and transformation.

The Problem Solvers

The Problem Solvers

Hear from leaders filled with passion and purpose — equally committed to growing their businesses and improving their communities and the world.
Enabling Change

Enabling Change

Meet Laurie Fuller, a Stanford Seed coach in East Africa, who supports business leaders as they scale their enterprises.
Adapt and Learn

Adapt and Learn

Meet Juanita Duque, an MBA student at Stanford Graduate School of Business who spent her summer working remotely with Almond House, a gourmet Indian sweets company.

Tune into Seed’s Podcast

Hear about the unique challenges entrepreneurs face and gain insights from Stanford faculty in Seed’s podcast, Grit & Growth.