ApplyBoard’s Growth Journey from 0 to Billion

ApplyBoard is the world’s largest online platform for international student recruitment, with over 500 employees in 20 countries.

Martin Basiri is the co-founder and CEO of ApplyBoard which has had a truly remarkable journey to date and recently closed its latest round of financing, valuing the company at $1.4 billion.

In this session, Martin shares the secrets and lessons learned from their exponential growth journey. Specifically, we will discuss:

  • Coming up with the idea and getting to product-market fit
  • Tactics for driving customer acquisition and growth
  • Strategies for finding the right key early team members
  • Scaling to 500+ employees all around the world without breaking the culture
  • Fundraising during a global pandemic and becoming a unicorn
  • Navigating the shifts and challenges along the way

Book recommendation – The Score Takes Care of Itself

Keep reading

SR&ED

SR&ED Financing Tips To Get Your Refund Before Your Claim Is Filed

How to Access $26 Billion in Canadian Grant Funding

Infographic: Your Ultimate Guide to Claiming SR&ED

US R&D Credits

R&D tax faq

15-Point R&D Tax Credit FAQ

How Startups Can Get $250,000 From The IRS This Tax Season

5 Point R&D Tax Claim Checklist For Guaranteed Returns

Business Growth

Jeff Lawson Twilio

Twilio’s Playbook For Building High Performing Software Teams

An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Fundraising

Building High Performing Teams for 10X Growth