Eric Lefkofsky has made a name for himself in the United States as one of the most successful serial entrepreneurs. He is one of the co-founders of Groupon Inc, which is one of the leading online platforms connecting merchants to consumers. Along with success Eric Lefkofsky has achieved as an entrepreneur, he is also known for his various philanthropic ventures. Eric Lefkofsky is the co-founder of the Lefkofsky Family Foundation that is involved with many high impact initiatives across the country, which is mostly associated with civic causes, human rights, medical discoveries, and education. Lefkofsky Family Foundation has funded the education of many meritorious students in the state of Chicago.
Eric Lefkofsky has also supported many start-ups that have impressed him and which he feels has the growth potential.Recently, Eric Lefkofsky started Tempus, which is one of the leading technology firms in the field of medical data. Tempus aggregates the cancer treatment-related data to help the doctors to understand the various treatment patterns they can follow for specific patients with identical characteristics. Currently, most of the cancer patients are getting similar treatment, but the medicine should be more personalized, and it is what the data that the Tempus is gathering from various medical centers are trying to achieve.
The medical data that Tempus is aggregating in a centralized fashion would take years to collect, but with the help of technology, Tempus aims to get the treatment-related data available to doctors in just a few clicks. Eric Lefkofsky has witnessed the trauma that the cancer patients have to go through, and he wants to help through the help of technology available today. Eric Lefkofsky has been able to collect considerable funding in the second phase as well for Tempus and has himself invested in Tempus. Eric believes that technology can make a significant impact in the world of medical discoveries.