Take your business to the next level.

Stanford Seed is looking for high-potential CEOs/founders based in East Africa, Southern Africa, West Africa, and India who are motivated for growth. 

The Seed Transformation Program is an unconventional, high-touch learning experience that goes beyond acquiring business skills. Stanford's world-renowned faculty and dedicated team of experts work with leaders throughout their 12-month journey to growth.  

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The Details

AFRICA PROGRAM DATES: January - December 2020
INDIA PROGRAM DATES December 2019 - December 2020
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 15 June 2019
PROGRAM FEE:  US$6,000* (Africa) and $7,500* (India)

*Fee has been subsidized by philanthropic contributions

PROGRAM DATES: January 2020 - December 2020

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 15 June 2019

PROGRAM FEE: US $6,000

OPEN TO: CEOs/founders of for-profit companies and for-profit social enterprises

REQUIREMENT: Companies based in Southern Africa with annual revenues between 
US $150,000 and $15 million 

LOCATION: Various cities in either East or West Africa & at your company


Key Benefits

  • Take advantage of a world-class curriculum from Stanford GSB and the innovative thinking that has shaped so many of the most successful companies in Silicon Valley.

  • Get support from trained local facilitators who will help you introduce what you've learned to your management team and promote buy-in.

  • Develop relationships with like-minded leaders to share experiences and develop an ongoing peer-to-peer support network.

LOCATION:  Various cities in India, East Africa, and West Africa, Sri Lanka & at your company  

The Problem Solvers

Meet some of the entrepreneurs behind the Seed Transformation Program. 

The Seed Effect 

Following the program: 
61.3% increased their revenue 
83% increased customers 
50% expanded into new geographies 
58.8% have started doing business with 
other Seed participants 

*Based on self-reported data by STP participants 

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