Location: 2618 San Miguel Dr. #240, Newport Beach, California, United States United States
Founded in: 2014
Stage: Napkin (idea)
Number of employees: 16-30
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Company description

Why trust your health with Google or WebMD when you can get instant, reliable advice from a board-certified doctor? Whether you’re worried about symptoms, have an urgent question, or simply need advice about everyday wellness, Curely is your go-to solution. Our app connects you to health professionals worldwide through live chat texting and email correspondence. There are NO membership fees, and you don’t need health insurance to use Curely. We believe health is a human right, and we’re here to provide the constant care you deserve.




  • Paul Lee
    Paul Lee | Founder
    Clinician, scientist and an entrepreneur.
  • Joshua Hong
    Joshua Hong | Founder
    Experienced internet-media entrepreneur. Worked in Andersen Consulting and Deutsche Bank. Started and exited startups in the past. Has B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University and an MBA from University of Chicago Booth School.
  • Isaac Bang
    Isaac Bang | Team member
Business model

Every interaction between a doctor and a consumer is a paid transaction. From every transaction, Curely gets 30% and the doctor gets 70%.

Competitive advantage

Curely is the world's first global marketplace for doctors and consumers. With over 1400 doctors from 43 different countries, Curely aims to bring borderless care to everyone with a smartphone and a network connection.