CDL Applications Process

To apply to the CDL program, you will be asked to follow these steps:

  • Step 1: Express your interest – We’ll send you a confirmation email with more information about CDL.
  • Step 2: Understanding CDL – In your confirmation email, you can either start your application or watch a webinar to learn more about our program
  • Step 3: Start your application – Sign up for your CDL Application Portal account, set-up your company profile, and start your application

NOTE: IF YOU ARE APPLYING TO EITHER THE QUANTUM OR BLOCKCHAIN STREAMS,PLEASE SCROLL TO THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE FOR THESE SEPARATE APPLICATIONS.

Prepare for your Application

  • Review CDL’s specialized stream offerings
  • Watch a 15-minute webinar for an overview of the program
  • Browse CDL mentors who help our founder set objectives
  • Consider these topics/questions before beginning you application in the CDL Application Portal:
    • An informed understanding of CDL locations and stream selection
    • An overview of your company
    • Your team’s background
    • The core technology (and its differentiation)
    • Funding and revenue information
    • Why CDL?

Applications close at 11:59PM Eastern on July 31, 2022. Interviews will be held in August 2022.

Due to COVID-19, CDL has developed the capability to deliver the program online. Each CDL location will follow the guidance of local public health officials to reevaluate opportunities to transition back to in-person sessions and activities.

Please review our Frequently Asked Questions for further information regarding the CDL application process and operations.

Take the Next Step to #BuildSomethingMassive

Are you interested to learn more about CDL and apply to our 2022/23 Program Year? Answer a few quick questions below, and we’ll be in touch with next steps.









Apply to our CDL Quantum or CDL Blockchain streams through a separate application form available below:

CDL Quantum

Creative Destruction Lab is now accepting founder applications for its 2022/23 Quantum Stream at CDL-Toronto (Toronto, Canada).

  • Wave 1 application deadline: March 14, 2022
  • Wave 2 (Final) application deadline: May 23, 2022

Apply for CDL Quantum

CDL Blockchain

Creative Destruction Lab is now accepting founder applications for its 2022/23 Blockchain Stream at CDL-Toronto (Toronto, Canada).

  • Wave 1 application deadline: March 14, 2022
  • Wave 2 (Final) application deadline: June 6, 2022

Apply for CDL Blockchain

Questions?

Send us a note at admissions@creativedestructionlab.com.