Martin Basiri is an exceptional young Iranian entrepreneur who immigrated to Canada as a student and soon realized there was a huge opportunity providing assistance to people in the Middle East who wanted to expand on their current education. With the help of the University of Waterloo’s Velocity and later its Acceleration program, Apply Board became a reality and currently has an evaluation of $4billion CDN.
From start up to employing 1300 people worldwide from Canada to the US, the UK, Australia, Asia and the Middle East, Martin is persuasive, persistent and passionate. He has a tremendous purpose and that is to be able to help the 300 million people who don’t have access to great universities and colleges. Enjoy the interview.