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Stanford University Global LLC, Kenya and Ghana

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The SU Global LLC Kenya branch was registered on October 16, 2014. It  serves the East Africa center of the Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies ("Seed.")

The SU Global LLC Ghana Branch was registered on April 23, 2013. It  primarily serves as the West Africa center of Seed.

Relationship to Stanford

Both are a branch of SU Global LLC. SU Global LLC is a single member LLC of the Leland Stanford Junior University, established to facilitate Stanford’s global activities.

Stanford Programs Supported

Graduate School of Business, Seed


Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University through Governing and Operating Committees.

  • Members of the Governing Committee include the University CFO, General Counsel, and Dean of Research
  • Members of the Operating Committee include Senior AVP for Finance, Director of Global Business Services, Senior University Counsel, and Director of the Office of International Affairs

What This Means for You

Because we have this Presence, there are possibly some resources that could be leveraged for your activities, such as facilities. Additionally, activity taking place in Kenya may need to be included as part of the Branch for local reporting.

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 the Branch.

  • You are a business traveler in Kenya or Ghana.
  • You are a researcher in Kenya or Ghana.
  • Your travel relates to Seed.
  • You will rent, lease, or purchase space, whether for residence or work.
  • Your program will generate revenue or income in Kenya or Ghana
  • You need to hire local workers in Kenya or Ghana.

Learn more about Stanford Seed Program