Massi Basiri

Meti Basiri

Martin Basiri


Series A, 2020

Ross Paquette

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Kitchener, Canada

ApplyBoard simplifies the study abroad search, application, and acceptance process by connecting international students, recruitment partners, and academic institutions on one platform. Founded in 2015 by brothers Martin, Meti, and Massi Basiri, we’ve built partnerships with over 1,200 primary, secondary, and post-secondary educational institutions, and work with 4,000+ recruitment partners, to drive diversity on campuses across Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom.

To date, ApplyBoard has become the world’s largest online platform for international student recruitment, assisting more than 120,000 students with their educational journey. In 2019, ApplyBoard was named the fastest-growing technology company in Canada by Deloitte, ranking #1 on the Technology Fast 50™ list.

Our team has grown rapidly in the past 5 years, and we now have 500+ employees. The ApplyBoard headquarters is located in downtown Kitchener, ON, with staff members in more than 20 other countries including India, China, Vietnam, the Philippines, Nepal, Bangladesh, and the United States.


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