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Joshua Hong

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.

Newport Beach, CA
Member since January 13, 2016
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I am first and foremost an entrepreneur. I am passionate about business and technology and a huge fan of exponential technologies. Quote_down
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Joshua is an Internet-media entrepreneur.  He worked at Andersen Consulting as technology and corporate strategy consultant and Deutsche Bank in its global investment banking and M&A group prior to starting North America’s first free-to-play MMORPG (massively multiplayer online role playing game) publisher, K2 Network, which became one of the largest free-to-play MMORPG publishers in the Western Hemisphere with offices in U.S, India, Brazil and Turkey.  He also started a virtual game asset trading platform, Item*Star, in China while helping to build Playspan, the largest virtual currency payment platform for gamers in North America, as its early backer, shareholder and a board member, and it was acquired by Visa International.   He won the Orange County Business Journal’s Excellence in Entrepreneurship Award in 2010 and was chosen as one of the OC Metro’s 40 under 40 in 2011. He is an active member of YPO in California Coast Chapter since 2009 and completed Singularity University Executive Program in 2012 and FutureMed in 2013. He is currently Executive Chairman and Co-Founder of Curely, a telehealth mobile marketplace for board certified medical doctors and consumers. He has a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University and an MBA from University of Chicago Booth School of Business with concentrations in Finance, Accounting and International Business.  He is also a runner, meditator and yoga practitioner.