Friday, 13 April 2018

Eric Lefkofsky Plans to Expand Tempus with New Funding

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Eric Lefkofsky is an American entrepreneur who has been the brain behind multiple business ventures. He grew up in Michigan as the son of a school teacher and structural engineer. After graduating from the University of Michigan in 1991, he continued on to the university's law school; receving his Juris Doctor in 1993.

Lefkofsky began his entrepreneurial adventures shortly after graduation, when he bought a Wisconsin-based clothing company with a college friend. This purchase jump-started Eric Lefkofsky's career. Fast-forward more than 15 years and Lefkofsky had already had his hands in multiple business projects, like InnerWorkings, Echo Global Logistics, MediaBank, and Lightbank; an investment firm specializing in disruptive technologies.