The Entrepreneurial Role of Eric Lefkofsky

The Entrepreneurial Role of Eric Lefkofsky

Eric Lefkofsky was born in second September 1969. He is one of the most celebrated American entrepreneurs. He is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Tempus which is a health-tech startup that is widely known for modernizing cancer treatment. It is also known for building an operating system to battle cancer.

 

Eric Lefkofsky (Facebook) established his family foundation in 2006 which was a private charitable foundation for the advancement of high-impact initiatives that increases lives in the communities helped. Moreover, Mr.Lefkofsky is known for his actions as a Trustee of Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago which is ‘’The Art Institute of Chicago”.

 

Eric Lefkofsky has given millions of dollars for cancer research during his life and he is at a superb reach of curing cancer.

 

Tempus is helping doctors and healthcare professionals by being involved in the context of molecular therapies. Tempus says that it helps physicians in providing more precise and personalised medicines and its data is used to help doctors develop a better care plan and treatment for patients. The core functions of Tempus are breast, lung and pancreatic cancer and are also working to add more on cancer research and treatment.

 

Eric Lefkofsky ‘’Chicago entrepreneur and investor” has made his debut among the ranks of the world’s richest people with a net worth of one and a half billion dollars. He has made a rich investment in Groupon before and as a former employer, Lefkofsky was given one million dollars and is now the largest investor in the fast-growing firm. The firm helps its online customers with deep discounts and services on products. He also runs tech investment firm Lightbank with one of his partners ‘’Brad Keywell”. Both are operating their firm in the same building in Chicago.

 

After the formation of Lightbank, he funded sixty million dollars with Venture firm NEA (New Enterprise Associates). Lefkofsky has worked with many organizations such as Sprout Social, Poggled and Betterfly. These are the most notable companies apart from Groupon. He has helped in the development of five technology startups which are worth more than a billion dollars each. He has always believed in the growth of philosophies and is known for his intellectuality and framework based on concepts for the transformation of the idea into reality. Choosing the right industries to innovate and turning it into a competitive business is the main strength of Lefkofsky.

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