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Type of site
Founded 2013
Headquarters San Francisco, California, U.S.
Area served U.S.
Founder(s) George Kalogeropoulos
Ning Liang
Catherine Perez
Industry Healthcare Navigation
Alexa rank 72,408 (February 2016)[1]
Current status Active

HealthSherpa is a California-based technology company focused on connecting individuals with health coverage. The site was initially developed as an alternative to research plans from,[2][3][4][5] and now provides individual health, dental and vision benefits to both part-time employees and retirees. As of December 2017, over 1 million people have been enrolled in individual health coverage through HealthSherpa[6].

Founders and Backers[edit]

HealthSherpa was founded by Ning Liang and George Kalogeropoulos, who participated together in the Silicon Valley startup accelerator Y-Combinator. In addition to Y-Combinator, the company is backed by Innovation Endeavors,[7] Kapor Capital,[8] and SGVC[9]


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