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Eric Lefkofsky; American Entreprenuer

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Erick Paul Lefkofsky was born in the year 1969.He is an America business man. Eric is a co-founder of different organizations. Some of them include, Tempus, Groupon, InnerWorkings, Mediaocean, Echo Global Logistics and Uptake. Eric Lefkofsky attended the University of Michigan. He started his career in this university where he was selling carpet. In 1993 after he had pursued law, him and his friend borrowed fund to start an apparel organization in Madison situated in Wisconsin. They named the company as Brandon Apparel. He also created another company later with another friend in the year 1999.The company was an internet company called Starbelly.

Starbelly dealt with the promotion of products. The company later encountered quick growth and later sold to Halo industries in the year 2000.Lefkofsky partnered with Halo and he became the chief operating officer of the company. A year later the company became bankrupt. After Starbelly he co-founded InnerWorkings Company in the end of 2001.

I’m glad to know that billionaire Lefkofsky created his fortune saving clients funds on restaurants and travel with Groupon. With the recent startup which is Tempus, he is trying to secure their lives. He is focused on utilizing genomic arrangement to assist doctors to customize cancer therapy. Tempus which is situated in Chicago announced that it has raised funds in its list C sponsoring around from agents New Enterprise Associates and Revolution Growth.

The financing was part of the money raised from when Lefkofsky founded Tempus in the year 2015 with his business partner. Lefkofsky who is the chief executive officer and his business partner they have invested in each fundraising series for Tempus. In a recent interview with the Crains Chicago Business he said that he was willing to venture up to 100 million dollars in the business. But where did Lefkofsky invest in business while his career is in the technology industry? In an interview with the MedCity News he said that he had a loved one who was diagnosed with breast cancer. During therapy he recognized that there is lack of complex infrastructure in how clinical information took place. This made him to venture in to healthcare field.