Eric Lefkofsky has amassed a huge fortune today and is worth billions from his entrepreneurial pursuits and successful companies. Today, Eric is dedicated to successful pushing out Tempus and its technology. In his latest fundraising round, Eric managed to raise more than 70 million dollars for the company, totaling more than 130 million since funding started. Several other companies have backed Tempus as well, but co-founders Eric Lefkofsky and Brad Keywell remain the companies biggest investors.
The original idea for Tempus came to Eric as he saw the effects of cancer up close and personal in his own life. This experience showed him that there needed to be improvements in the healthcare industry, especially when it came to cancer treatments. Luckily for Eric, he has a technological background and he knew there was a way he could help improve this process for people around the world.
Eric has had many successful pursuits in business today, starting from when he first graduated from college. After successfully earning degrees from Michigan Law and the University of Michigan, Eric decided to put his ideas for business into practice and start up his own company. This was just the beginning for Eric, as his first success gave him the success and expereince he needed to create more successful startups. Today he is even an author with a book titled Accelerated Disruption, which goes over the effects of technology in business. Alongside this, Eric regularly speaks and shares his advice to students in the industry of business and technology.
Alongside his successful business practices, Eric Lefkofsky has also started up the Lefkofsky foundation, which he runs with his wife. Together, they help other organizations out there that focus on charity and are non-profit, many of which are located throughout the Chicago area. According to Eric, one cannot be fulfilled without giving back to the community and helping others, especially with such a high level of success. Eric’s latest efforts in business prove this since he is working hard to aid the healthcare industry with Tempus and will invest millions of his own money to ensure its success.
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