Based in Menlo Park, Mark is a Partner focused on the areas of financial technology, mobile, consumer and small business Internet services. He has an extensive track record of working with high growth companies as an entrepreneur, executive and angel investor. Exits from his angel investments include Mint, Baby Center, PayCycle and Nolo.com.
Prior to joining Morgenthaler, Mark was a successful angel investor. His investments included two Morgenthaler portfolio companies, Pageonce and Practice Fusion. He currently represents Morgenthaler on the Practice Fusion board.
Previously, Mark helped build and ran Intuit’s Consumer Tax business (TurboTax). He also served as Senior Vice President of Intuit’s International Division, managing businesses on every continent, creating new products, acquiring companies and building partnerships. He then served as General Manager of Intuit’s Consumer Division and helped generate over $200 million in annual revenues, serving 15 million customers across a broad range of software and e-commerce services by 2000.
Prior to Intuit, Mark held executive positions at Wells Fargo and Charles Schwab, where he developed and marketed early-stage banking, software and electronic services that formed the foundation of today’s online trading industry.
Mark became an active investor and entrepreneur in 2000. He was an investor and board member at Mint, a consumer online financial management company that was sold to Intuit in 2009. He was also an investor and board member in Nolo.com, a self-help law service that was sold to Internet Brands in 2011. Goines co-founded and became chief marketing officer at PassMark Security, which was sold to RSA in 2006. He also invested in WePay (payments), BillFloat (lending) and Cozi (family organization).
Mark holds an M.B.A. and a B.S. from the University of California at Berkeley. He served as president of the Los Altos Educational Foundation and has been elected as a trustee of the Los Altos School Board.
|Aug, 2015||GuiaBolso||R$22M / Series B||Personal Investment|
|Jul, 2015||Roam Analytics||$9.59M / Series A||Personal Investment|
|Jun, 2015||Automatic||$24M / Series B||Personal Investment|
|May, 2015||OnboardIQ||$3.3M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Apr, 2015||Raise.me||$4.5M / Series A||Personal Investment|
|Jun, 2013||Automatic||undisclosed amount / Series A||Personal Investment|
|Oct, 2011||Visually||$2M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Sep, 2011||Fundly||$5M / Series A (Lead)||Morgenthaler Ventures|
|Feb, 2011||Fundly||$2M / Angel||Personal Investment|
|Sep, 2010||Votizen||$1.5M / Venture||Personal Investment|
|Aug, 2010||Flowtown||$750k / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Aug, 2010||Gengo||$750k / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Jul, 2010||Tello Applications||$1M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Jul, 2010||Better Finance||$4.5M / Series A||Personal Investment|
|Jun, 2010||Thumbtack||$1.2M / Angel||Personal Investment|
|Jan, 2010||Practice Fusion||$5.02M / Series A||Personal Investment|
|Jan, 2010||CivicSolar||$455k / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Nov, 2009||Life360||$1M / Angel||Personal Investment|
|Apr, 2009||Home-Account||$1M / Series A||Personal Investment|
|Dec, 2008||Foodzie||$1M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Apr, 2007||Mint||$4.7M / Series A||Personal Investment|
|Oct, 2006||imeem||$750k / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Jun 20, 2016||TechCrunch - One of the industry’s earliest VCs, David Morgenthaler, has passed away|
|Jun 26, 2015||FinSMEs - FinSMEs|
|May 22, 2015||Tech Cocktail - Fundable: Crowdfunding Just For Startups|
|Aug 19, 2013||TechCrunch - PayPal-Backed BillFloat Launches, Secures $4.5 Million Series A Round (Exclusive)|
|Mar 14, 2013||TechCrunch - “In The Studio,” Morgenthaler's Mark Goines Invests In Products For “Really Small Businesses”|
|Dec 6, 2012||TechCrunch - “In the Studio,” Canaan’s Ross Fubini Brings An Engineer’s Mind To Sand Hill Road|
|Sep 1, 2012||TechCrunch - SohoOSs Small Business Management Suite Gets An $8M Vote Of Confidence|
|Apr 5, 2012||Xconomy - The Internet Election of 2012? Votizen, Politix, Politify Work to Wake Up Voters|