Yuri Tomikawa ’12

Founder & Former CEO of Zencare

Yuri Tomikawa is the founder and former CEO of mental health company, Zencare. Yuri founded Zencare in 2015 after her own difficulty finding a therapist online. She bootstrapped the mission-driven company to thousands of therapists and therapy seekers before its acquisition in 2021.

Prior to Zencare, Yuri was a consultant at McKinsey & Company. Yuri is passionate about bootstrapped startups, female founders, and women in business. She is particularly knowledgeable about finding product-market fit, bootstrapping, hiring and managing a growing team, marketplaces, and mental health.

When she’s not advising or ideating her next venture, you can find Yuri practicing yoga and hanging out with her partner, daughter, and dog in Brooklyn. Learn more about Yuri on her website.