Eric Lefkofsky has recently been granted a staggering $80 million from investors towards his elite cancer fighting technological firm based in Chicago, Tempus. The investors include, but are not limited to, New Enterprise Associates, Revolution Growth and Kinship Trust Company. With this new funding, the company has accumulated over $200 million from funding since it was established in 2015. This is exceptionally rare for startup companies. Tempus has now gained “unicorn” status for its insane growth and funding within such a short period of time.
Tempus is now valued at an incredible $1.1 billion and is expected to grow as it continues to build traction with the health care industry.
Tempus is truly in a league of its own and provides unprecedented technological services.
Tempus is being used by drug companies, doctors and the health care industry as a whole. Tempus essentially scrutinizes and collects important clinical data to discover patterns of cancer treatment, including data directly from patients undergoing treatment.
It focuses on precision medicine, making it a pioneer in the health care industry.It was founded in 2015 and is currently headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. Health Care leaders rely on Tempus services to administer cancer treatment more effectively.
The company continues to sky rocket. It currently employees over 400 professionals and that number continuously grows every month. The company uses its funding to expand its horizons with additional research and marketing.
Eric Lefkofsky is the master mind behind several other successful companies such as Groupon, Echo Global Logistics, InnerWorkings and more.
The private charity, The Lefkofsky Family Foundation was founded in 2006 with his wife Liz. Lefkofsky is also the trustee for many Chicago based organizations such as the Lurie Childrens Hospital of Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago, The Museum of Science and Industry and World Business of Chicago.
Eric Lefofsky was born September 2nd in 1969 in Detroit, Michigan. He graduated from the University of Michigan Law School and received his Juris Doctorate in 1993 with honors. He is currently worth over $2 billion and continues to pioneer the health care industry and establish highly successful business ventures.