CDL-Rockies is located in Calgary, Canada at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary. Calgary is one of Canada’s fastest-growing, most entrepreneurial and innovative cities, with the highest number of patents filed per capita in Canada.

As the epicenter of the Prairies, CDL-Rockies is home to a Prime stream as well as two specialized streams: Energy and AgriFood. CDL-Rockies brings together many of the region’s most experienced entrepreneurs, investors, and scientists from diverse fields including energy evolution, healthcare, software and hardware, and AgTech. CDL startups work with these mentors to sharpen objectives, prioritize time and resources, raise capital, and engage with experts working on the frontiers of research.

Learn more about CDL-Rockies programming:

All CDL-Rockies Streams ▶︎

CDL-Rockies Opportunities Scholarship ▶︎

CDL-Rockies Mentors have technology backgrounds in a variety of industries. All Mentors ▶︎

CDL-Rockies Streams


For founders building solutions applicable throughout the entire AgriFood value chain—from producer to plate.


For founders developing transformational technologies for the energy industry.


For founders pursuing state of the art technological innovations across diverse industries.


CDL-Rockies Opportunities Scholarship

CDL-Rockies has launched the CDL-Rockies Opportunities Scholarship. Created in partnership with Ag stream Founding Partner and Fellow Alison Sunstrum and administered by MindFuel, the CDL-Rockies Opportunities Scholarship aims to close the gender gap in STEM and encourage young women to explore opportunities in the prairies. Visit MindFuel to learn more about the scholarship.