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Stanford India Private Limited (“SIPL”)

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Stanford India Private Limited was incorporated on May 5, 2017 (“SIPL”), under the India Companies Act, 2013 (the “Act”), as a private company within the meaning of the Act. It serves the GSB’s Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies ("Seed") program.

Relationship to Stanford

SIPL is a for-profit subsidiary of Stanford University Global, LLC ("SU Global LLC") and the Leland Stanford Junior University. SU Global LLC is a California-registered single member LLC of the Leland Stanford Junior University, established to facilitate Stanford's global activities.

Stanford Programs Supported

Graduate School of Business, Seed


SIPL is incorporated under the India Companies Act 2013 and as a private company and is required to have a Board of Directors. The SIPL Board of Directors consists of 3 directors: one based locally in India (required), and two at Stanford University (one from the Graduate School of Business and one from Financial Management Services (Global Business Services)). It also includes a local board advisor.

Contact Global Business Services (GBS)

If any of the following are true, contact GBS to ascertain if the activities could trigger associated obligations for you, Stanford, or SIPL.

  • You will travel for work in India for over 90 cumulative days in one year.
  • You will rent, lease, or purchase space, whether for residence or work.
  • Your program will generate revenue or income in India, including via online services.
  • You need to hire local workers in India.