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University of California, Berkeley, Walter A. Haas School of Business, BS
University of California, Berkeley, Walter A. Haas School of Business, MBA

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Mark Goines

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.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Visual.ly 10/2011Seed$2M11
Fundly 2/2011Angel$2M8
Votizen 9/2010Venture Round$1.5M12
Flowtown 8/2010Seed$750k9
Gengo 8/2010Seed$750k7
Tello 7/2010Seed$1M12
Better Finance 7/2010Series A$4.5M7
Thumbtack 6/2010Angel$1.2M14
Practice Fusion 1/2010Venture Round$5.02M6
CivicSolar 1/2010Seed$455k6
Life360 11/2009Angel$1M6
Home-Account 4/2009Series A$1M9
Foodzie 12/2008Seed$1M21
Mint.com 4/2007Series A$4.7M6
imeem 10/2006Seed$750k5



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  1. Visual.ly Raises $2 Million To Make Even More Infographics (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. Social Fundraising Site Fundly Raises $2 Million of its Own (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  3. Votizen Raises $1.5 Million To Make Sure Government Representatives Hear Your Voice (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  4. techcrunch.com [edit]
  5. Human Translation Startup myGengo Raises Seed Round From International Investors (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  6. Photographic Evidence Of Stealth Startup Tello Raising $100k (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  7. PayPal-Backed BillFloat Launches, Secures $4.5 Million Series A Round (Exclusive) (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  8. Well-known angels back local services startup Thumbtack.com (thumbtack.com) [edit]
  9. SEC D (sec.gov) [edit]
  10. CivicSolar bags $400K to help you choose the right solar panels at the best price (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  11. Life360 Raises $750K+ to Keep your Family and Valuables Safe (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  12. HELPING THE NEEDY (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  13. Foodzie Raises $1 Million For Its Specialty Food Marketplace (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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