Primary Role
CEO at Breakthrough Behavioral
Stanford University
January, 1978

Person Details


Mark Goldenson is CEO of Breakthrough Behavioral, Inc., a startup that helps people find a therapist and receive online counseling.

Breakthrough Behavioral, Inc. was a TechCrunch 50 Finalist. Mark was a product manager at PayPal and previously co-founded PlayCafe, a live game show network. PlayCafe saw engagement of over 80 minutes per day from players but did not reach enough players, returning $300k of its $1M raised.

Mark was also co-founder and COO of Woosh, a startup that created automated online storefronts for small businesses. Woosh raised $21 million in funding and was a finalist in the 1998 Stanford E-Challenge.

Mark also co-founded the Stanford Bazaar, a local online marketplace acquired by Stanford, and founded the Stanford Squash Team, home to national champion Lily Lorentzen and world champion coach Mark Talbott.

Mark also founded a Stanford philosophy club and researched brain imaging of lucid dreams for four years in the Stanford Psychophysiology Laboratory.

Mark has completed coursework for a B.A. in Human Biology and a minor in Symbolic Systems from Stanford.

Mark previously wrote a column evaluating new startup ideas for VentureBeat.

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