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, the United Kingdom, and Australia.
To date, ApplyBoard has grown to become the world’s largest online platform for international student recruitment, assisting more than 120,000 students with their educational journeys. In 2019, ApplyBoard was named the fastest-growing technology company in Canada by Deloitte, ranking #1 on the Technology Fast 50™ list. In 2020, ApplyBoard was ranked 3 on Linkedin’s Top Startups List in Canada.
To date, ApplyBoard has raised a total of C$242M in funding. During our last raise, ApplyBoard was valued at C$2B, making us one of the few unicorn companies in Canada.
Our team has grown rapidly in the past 5 years, and we now have 550+ 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, the United Kingdom, Australia, and the United States.
Using the ApplyBoard Platform, students discover programs and apply to study at institutions that best meet their background and interests. Our team of experts provide students with support every step of the way including reviewing their applications, ensuring all documents are submitted, communicating with the institutions, assisting with the visa process, and starting their journey abroad!
By working with ApplyBoard, educational institutions gain access to ApplyBoard's managed network of 4,000 recruitment partners around the world. ApplyBoard actively recruits students from 110+ countries to bring culture and diversity to campuses. ApplyBoard reviews all applications before submission, ensuring that students are qualified and that applications adhere to the school's guidelines.
ApplyBoard works with 4,000+ recruitment partners to make education accessible to students. Through the ApplyBoard Platform, recruitment partners can manage their student applications and information while staying up-to-date on application statuses. ApplyBoard submits the student's application to the school and provides commissions once the student is enrolled.
At ApplyBoard, we commit to:
Helping Students Achieve Success
Delivering an A+ Customer Experience
Innovating and Improving
Forbes Names Meti and Massi Basiri to 30 Under 30
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