Creative Destruction Lab’s mission is to enhance the commercialization of science for the betterment of humankind.
In a decade, CDL has brought together more than 15,000 founders with nearly 1,500 mentors across 19 streams in 10 locations, including five sites across Canada, two in Europe, and three in the US. In fall 2022, CDL will launch its 11th location in Tartu, Estonia.
graduates across 16 streams
equity value created since 2012, as priced by third party investors (CAD)
sessions hosted by CDL Sites
CDL mentors engaged during program year
ventures saved by one hand in Session #4
founders participated in the program
CDL provides an extraordinary environment where venture companies meet a global community of highly experienced mentors. It is a setting where enduring relationships are built, and great things are accomplished. The experience is impactful for everyone involved; ventures are guided by experienced passionate mentors and mentors are introduced to the brightest minds and newest ideas that advance the way the world works.
Patricia Hume • Associate, CDL-Rockies and CDL-Wisconsin CEO, Canvas
CDL has earned a global reputation for its deeply expert global mentoring network and rational, objective based model. Time and again, this combination has delivered to unlock the full potential of our some of our boldest new innovators.
Nicola Blackwood • Associate, CDL-Oxford Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford