Stanford Seed

An enthusiastic group of 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

Transformation Program

We are looking for high-potential CEOs or founders based in Africa or South Asia to participate in the Seed Transformation Program.

Application Deadline: 15 Apr 2021

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Student Internships

We are looking for Stanford graduate and undergraduate students to work remotely with companies in emerging markets.

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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.

Meet Seed Entrepreneurs & Student Interns

Profiles of Purpose: Flowers in the River
Flowers in the River
Ankit Agarwal, Founder of Phool, shares the story of the flower recycling business he created and the impact it is having on the Ganges River in India
Profiles of Promise: David Rosenzweig
David Rosenzweig, Seed Intern
Meet David Rosenzweig, a Stanford student studying international relations and economics, who interned at The Good Food Company in Kenya.

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