Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) is a nonprofit organization that delivers an objectives-based program for massively scalable, seed-stage, science- and technology-based companies.
At Creative Destruction Lab (CDL), we’re looking for the world’s most promising technologies and companies.
We pair them with expert mentorship, technical advice, and help them forge connections to both investors and key industry players. We take no equity or IP ownership, and we charge no fees. CDL is funded by the contributions of visionary entrepreneurs and corporations who are passionate to support CDL’s mission to accelerate the commercialization of science for the betterment of humankind.
Since its inception in 2012, more than 4000 founders representing over 1700 companies have participated in our program and have gone on to create over $18 billion in equity value.