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Our business partnerships are founded with an emphasis on a mutual exchange of value to create win-win-win opportunities. Our partners win by leveraging our proven methodologies, localized knowledge base, and our extensive network of enabled entrepreneurs, affiliates, practitioners, researchers, and students to reach their impact goals with transformative and multi-generational value. We win by leveraging our partners’ resources, personnel, insights, and connections. The most important win of all, is for our social entrepreneurs and the beneficiaries who are impacted by their innovative and purposeful ventures. We are actively seeking new and deeper ways to engage with corporate and foundational partners.

Featured Business Partners

eBay Foundation

Since 2013, eBay Foundation and Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship have partnered with a clear purpose: to help social entrepreneurs build strong organizations and scale their impact.


GE Healthymagination

The partnership between GE and Santa Clara University's Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship will focus on a training and mentoring program for social entrepreneurs working on maternal and child health innovations in sub-Saharan Africa. The program enables more women to experience better health by improving the quality, access and affordability of care.  



Seagate Technology, with its long-standing philosophy of being “in the region, for the region,” partnered with Miller Center to embark on a new approach to corporate responsibility. Focusing on social entrepreneurship and beginning in Thailand, home to Seagate’s largest manufacturing operations and a hefty percentage of its global employees, Miller Center staff trained local Seagate business leaders to serve as mentors for social enterprises in their own backyards.

The Lemelson Foundation

The Lemelson Foundation uses the power of invention to improve lives, by inspiring and enabling the next generation of inventors and invention-based enterprises to promote economic growth in the US, and social and economic progress for the poor in developing countries. Lemelson and Miller Center have partnered together to create training materials for social entrepreneurs.


Silicon Valley Community Foundation

The Donor Circle for Africa is a collaboration of Bay Area philanthropists focused on learning from experts, social entrepreneurs and each other to determine the best ways to leverage collective resources in Silicon Valley for the benefit of nonprofit groups and entrepreneurs in Africa. The Donor Circle for Africa has generously supported several entrepreneurs through our GSBI programs.