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Meet Seed Entrepreneurs

With over 1,000 participants in the Seed Transformation Program, there are many incredible stories to tell. Stories of resilience, determination, failure, and victory. Watch, read, and listen to learn more about these amazing leaders.

Watch Entrepreneur Profiles

Meet the entrepreneurs behind the Seed Transformation Program in the Seed docuseries, Profiles of Purpose. Their stories of struggle and success embody Seed’s mission, working together to bring prosperity to their regions.

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
Making a Difference
Making a Difference
Wandia Gichuru, founder and CEO of Vivo Activewear, a women’s fashion brand in Kenya, hopes to inspire the next generation of women in business.
Clear as Water
Clear as Water
Samuel Appenteng of Joissam Ghana, a water services and civil works company, shares his vision for bringing clean water to people across West Africa.

Read Company Spotlights

Learn about the transformation taking place at Seed companies across a variety of industry sectors and countries.

Whyte Cleon
Human Resources

Nigerian outsourcing and human resources company Whyte Cleon is helping by training job seekers in leadership, ethics, and self-awareness.

Wilson’s Juice Co.
Consumer Products

Wilson’s Juice Co. produces natural, not-from-concentrate lemonades and tea-lemonade blends. The company locally sources all its ingredients, helping support a network of hundreds of smallholder farmers, while its production facility employs a Nigerian workforce of over 50, more than 60 percent of them women.

Future Farms

The future of food in India might just be hydroponics, thanks to Future Farms. The company is tackling India’s shortage of high quality, affordable food for the masses through the alternative farming technique, which is used in the U.S. and Europe but less so in developing economies.

Listen to Leader Stories

Hear the unique challenges entrepreneurs face and gain insights from Stanford faculty on how to overcome them in Seed’s podcast, Grit & Growth.

In this podcast, we interview entrepreneurs across Africa and South Asia, Stanford faculty, and global business experts for insights and guidance.