Stanford Graduate School has selected 45 Indian companies for its Seed program. (The Seed program is designed to help end global poverty by training business leaders in developing economies.) These 45 companies will participate in an 8-month program that includes consulting from Stanford GSB faculty on various elements of their business plans. The faculty will travel to Chennai for the face-to-face interactions and, apparently, only sets the start ups back $5,000.
From the MBA student perspective, there are often opportunities to meet the visiting CEOs and learn from the case studies that are often developed from the