No Fixed Amount
Type of Program:
Situated in the Toronto-Waterloo tech corridor, CDL-Toronto provides startups with access to business development support from top business students at the Rotman School of Management, funding from leading VC firms, and resources to scale. It currently offers eight streams: Prime, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Health, Matter, Quantum, Space and Neuro.
Comments on Funding:
Funding will take the form of venture capital.
When It Ends:
Closed for 2021
2022 deadlines to be announced
participate to a in-person Interview in September, if shortlisted. Ventures headquartered more than a 2-3 hour drive from any CDL Site will have the option of travelling to interview day to attend in person, or interviewing online via Zoom or Google Hangouts.
Admission decisions are made in late September by a selection committee at each CDL Site and a matching process is used to ensure that ventures are offered admission to the highest ranked Site and Stream that is willing to offer admission.
Applicants must apply during the application intake period. CDL accepts post-deadline submissions on an invite-only basis.
Other Things to Note:
- 1Applicants must sign up on the CDL website to be notified when applications open for the CDL program. The streams you will be notified for include: Prime (General Technology), Ag, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Climate, Commerce, Computational Health, Energy, FinTech, Health, Health & Wellness, Matter, Neuro, Oceans, Quantum, Risk, Space, and Supply Chain.
- 2The application deadline has passed for the 2021/22 program year. CDL accepts post-deadline submissions on an invite-only basis. We cannot guarantee that your application will be considered if you were not explicitly invited to apply after the deadline.
COVID Related Measures:
Due to the current global COVID-19 crisis, we have adapted our program to be delivered entirely online. As we follow the guidance of public health officials, we will re-evaluate periodically to decide when to transition back to in-person format.