Apply to the CDL program

For founders pursuing commercial opportunities predicated on the application of machine learning and artificial intelligence.

The Artificial Intelligence Stream brings together experienced exited entrepreneurs, leading scientists, and active investors to help scale ventures based around technologies underpinned by, or core to the advancement of, artificial intelligence.

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.

CDL is a non-profit organization. There are no fees for participation and CDL does not take any equity. The stream will accept ventures at four CDL locations:

“CDL was a six week forcing-function in the early days that obliged us to crystalize our product offering and go-to-market strategy. Thereafter, it blossomed into an intensive blend of piercing critiques, fruitful networking and invaluable mentorship. A number of CDL fellows eventually participated in our angel round, and the program was key in introducing us to our institutional co-leads as well…I want to thank CDL for challenging us to think big and for forcing us to get our act together.”

Sheldon Fernandez

CEO, Darwin AI | CDL-Toronto 2018/19

Applications are now open!