ApplyBoard raises C$100 mn led by Drive Capital

ApplyBoard, an online platform for supporting students to access international education, has closed C$100 million in Series C funding — led by Drive Capital.
ApplyBoard teamFidelity Investments Canada, Business Development Bank of Canada, and existing investors including Anthos Capital, Artiman Ventures, Garage Capital, and Plug and Play Tech Center also participated.

ApplyBoard’s co-founders are Martin Basiri, Meti Basiri and Massi Basiri. They launched the company in 2015 as a result of the challenges they endured coming to Canada as international students.

ApplyBoard simplifies the study abroad application process by connecting students, educational institutions, and recruitment partners on its platform. Students are enabled to discover and apply to study at the best secondary and post-secondary educational institutions in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom using a single application.

ApplyBoard plans to invest in its technology, partner with educational institutions in new destination countries, and serve a broader diversity of students and recruitment partners globally.

ApplyBoard — recognized by Deloitte in 2019 as Canada’s fastest-growing tech company –works with over 1,200 educational institutions and 4,000 recruitment partners. The company has assisted over 100,000 students with their educational journey.

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