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CDL helps entrepreneurs transition from science projects to high-growth companies

Creative Destruction Lab - New York City (CDL-NYC) is a nine-month program focused on maximizing the potential of massively-scalable, science and technology startups through intensive mentorship, access to investors, and execution support. CDL-NYC will launch its first cohort of early-stage startups in fall 2018 following a competitive application process beginning in April 2018.


The CDL-NYC Advantage

Founder Friendly: As part of a leading, non-profit research university, we do not charge fees or take equity in startups 

Collaborative Mentorship: Objective setting in eight-week increments by coaches who are highly-successful entrepreneurs and scientists in a cooperative environment

Business Support: Founders receive business development and execution assistance from students at Stern's top-ranked MBA program

Goal-Oriented: The program's structure helps founders develop a sequence of objectives and measurable milestones towards commercial value creation

Proven Success: CDL-NYC is delivered in partnership with the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management, where the CDL program has created billions in startup equity value.