CEO, XPRIZE Foundation
CDL-Toronto is located at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. Launched in 2012, it was the first CDL location established and was the brainchild created by the need to merge science-based projects with business expertise to create massively scalable ventures. It currently offers seven streams: Prime, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Health, Matter, Quantum, and Space.
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.
For founders pursuing commercial opportunities predicated on the application of machine learning.
For founders pursuing commercial opportunities that benefit from exploiting a combination of blockchain and machine learning technologies.
For founders pursuing commercial opportunities predicated on translational science and technology innovations that improve human health and wellness.
For founders pursuing state of the art technological innovations across diverse industries.
For founders pursuing commercial opportunities at the intersection of quantum computing and machine learning.
For founders pursuing commercial opportunities that exploit the recent drop in the cost of accessing space.
For founders pursuing commercial applications based on the discovery and development of materials with superior performance over conventional alternatives.