CDL Matter

What is CDL Matter?

The Matter Stream at CDL-Toronto will provide technical guidance, business insights, and access to capital to entrepreneurs working on discovering, developing or recycling advanced materials across the value chain.

In this webinar, you'll learn about what CDL Matter offers:

  1. Technical validation and feedback from leading academics researchers
  2. Guidance on strategy and business development
  3. Opportunities to raise capital from angel investors and top-tier venture capital firms in the CDL network
Register for an upcoming CDL Matter webinar:
Your Presenter
Adrienne Clement
Venture Manager
Creative Destruction Lab
Adrienne Clement is a Venture Manager at CDL-Toronto’s Matter Stream. Prior to joining CDL, she worked in consultancy and in-house roles for early-stage startups in healthcare, human resources, and hospitality technology. She is an Alumna of the Venture for Canada program, where she developed a passion for the fast-paced entrepreneurial environment. Adrienne holds a Bachelor of Management degree with a minor in French from Dalhousie University.
Valerie Chiykowski
Associate Director
Creative Destruction Lab
Valerie Chiykowski is an Associate Director at Creative Destruction Lab Toronto and leads the Matter and Neuro streams. Prior to joining CDL, Valerie completed her PhD in Chemistry at the University of British Columbia and BSc in Chemistry at Queen’s University. Her doctoral research was in materials discovery for next generation solar cells. Valerie is passionate about diversity in STEM as the co-founder of the Women in Chemistry initiative at UBC.