GiBLI Graduates CDL

May 14, 2020

GiBLI Graduates Creative Destruction Lab – CDL Atlantic


It is with enthusiasm that GiBLI is proud to officially announce that GiBLI has graduated from the 2020 CDL Atlantic cohort.

The last 8-months have been an incredibly humbling experience to be surrounded by so many amazing entrepreneurs and to be among the graduating cohort is an exhilarating outcome for GiBLI.

CDL focuses on taking very strong scientific and technical founders and matching them with business advice and mentorship. “GiBLI has a very exciting aerodynamic sensor that can replicate a personal wind tunnel and they made tremendous success with their mentors and investors throughout CDL-Atlantic” said, CDL-Atlantic Site Lead, Jeff Larsen.

As an early stage company “CDL has helped us accelerate our go to market strategy and provided us with invaluable business advice” said, GiBLI’s cofounder & CEO, Ben Bschaden.

CDL has created a world class platform for early stage companies where GiBLI was provided the opportunity to present to CDL Fellows and Associates, as well as be mentored and challenged by them to #BuildSomethingMassive.

GiBLI is going through an exciting growth stage. “Our focus is to build the world’s leading real-time aerodynamic sensor. We are focused on ensuring that our data is the most accurate on the market and we are looking forward to delivering on this” said, GiBLI’s cofounder & CGS, Mark Ernsting.

Thank you to: Toon Nagtegaal for his guidance throughout this journey; Sarah Pyke, GiBLI’s Venture Manager, for keeping them on track; and to our mentors Trevor Hennigar, Dale Robertson, Robert Orr, Eva Lau and Jim Spatz who have given GiBLI incredible business advice over the past 8-months.

Currently GiBLI is inviting 50 people to their innovators GiBLI Lighthouse Club and will be launching official pre-sales later this summer. If anyone is interested in being part of the GiBLI Lighthouse Club please contact the cofounders, or if anyone would like to have first access to their upcoming presales, please sign up to receive GiBLI news.




GiBLI has designing a state-of-the-art aerodynamic sensor to provide cyclists and triathletes real-time efficiency feedback to significantly improve their speed and unlock their ultimate performance potential.



Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) is a nonprofit organization that delivers an objectives-based program for massively scalable, seed-stage, science- and technology-based companies. Its nine-month program allows founders to learn from experienced entrepreneurs, increasing their likelihood of success. Founded in 2012 by Professor Ajay Agrawal at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, the program has expanded to eight sites across four countries: Oxford (Saïd Business School, University of Oxford), Paris (HEC Paris), Atlanta (Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology), Vancouver (Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia), Montreal (HEC Montréal), Calgary (Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary), and Halifax (Rowe School of Business, Dalhousie University). Since its inception, companies that have participated in the CDL program have created more than $5.9 billion (CAD) in equity value. CDL alumni include North (Waterloo), Atomwise (San Francisco), Kyndi (Palo Alto), Xanadu (Toronto), BenchSci (Toronto), Kheiron Medical (London), and Roadbotics (Pittsburgh).

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