Education is a Right, Not a Privilege

We Make Education Accessible to Thousands of Students Around the World

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Who We Are

At ApplyBoard, we believe that education is a right, not a privilege. We empower people around the world to access the best education available. Through our platform and team of experts, we streamline the application process, from submission to enrolment, assisting thousands of students to pursue their dreams of studying abroad.

Since Martin and Meti Basiri founded the company in 2015, we have grown to become the world’s largest platform for international student recruitment to Canada and the United States. 

The ApplyBoard headquarters is located in downtown Kitchener, at the heart of Canada’s tech triangle. Over 200 people are employed by ApplyBoard, with representatives in Canada,
 China, Vietnam, Nepal, India, Bangladesh, the Philippines, and the USA.


What We Do

We have built partnerships with over 1,200 of the top secondary and post-secondary institutions across North America, as well as recruitment partners, and have assisted thousands of students with their academic journey. 

The ApplyBoard platform matches you to schools and programs that align with your unique background and interests. We guide you through every step of your application, free of charge. We’ll tell you which documents are required, carefully review them, and forward your tuition payments to the desired school. We even assist with your visa application to your airport pick-up, and everything in-between!


ApplyBoard attracts diverse students to your campus while saving you time and money by vetting applications to your programs. We review each application to ensure students are qualified and applications are complete. When we submit applications to your school, we adhere strictly to your admission requirements and structure to ensure you receive quality applicants. 


Our recruitment partner dashboard allows you to manage all your students and their information, while staying organized and up-to-date with their application status. Once a student’s application is complete, we review and submit it to the school, and in return, your recruiter commission is automatically distributed to you once the student is enrolled.


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The ApplyBoard Team

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Executive Team

Martin Basiri
Martin Basiri, CEO and Co-Founder

Martin is responsible for driving ApplyBoard’s strategic direction and mission to make education accessible to students around the world. He believes that education is a right, not a privilege, and approaches every business decision at ApplyBoard with a student-first mentality.

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Meti Basiri, CMO & Co-Founder

Meti leads the company’s Sales and Marketing teams, while fostering growth and scalability across the organization. Meti is passionate about the international student market and is constantly seeking ways to improve ApplyBoard’s service to deliver the best student application experience.

Massi Basiri
Massi Basiri, COO

Massi oversees operations, leading the company’s Employee Success, Talent Acquisition, and Customer Experience teams. Massi believes in focusing on individual strengths and diversity in order to grow an organization built on forward-thinking, innovative ideas, and excellent service.

ApplyBoard Named Canada’s Fastest-Growing Tech Company by Deloitte

ApplyBoard has been recognized as Canada’s fastest-growing technology company, ranking #1 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 list for 2019. Transforming the industry through bold innovation, entrepreneurial spirit, and rapid growth, ApplyBoard is celebrated for achieving 12,525 percent growth over the past four years.

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ApplyBoard Has Partnered with WE Charity to Make Education Accessible

We are proud to announce our partnership with WE Charity. For every international student who uses ApplyBoard’s platform to study abroad, ApplyBoard donates to We Charity. Funds are being used to construct a school in Kalinjar, India.

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Career Opportunities

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