Tempus CEO and philanthropist have been in the line of improving data management of Cancer through technology, a venture that was more than necessary. The billionaire was recently captioned saying that he is willing to invest over $100 million in Tempus to realize its mission. Tempus Company is focused on saving the lives of cancer patients through customized cancer treatments using genomic sequencing.
Tempus has raised a total funding of $130 million since it began in the year 2015. The current estimate valuation of Tempus is said to be at approximately $700 million though Eric Lefkofsky has not confirmed this information. Co-founder Brad Keywell and Lefkofsky remain the largest individual investors in Tempus. The company continues to add on investors and also receives funding New Enterprise Associates and Revolution Growth. The loss of a loved one motivated Lefkofsky venture into health. Tempus has so far made partnerships with the Mayo Clinic, The Cleveland Clinic, and the Duke University School of Medicine among others.
Eric Lefkosky has founded and co-founded some successful companies. Among his currently trading corporations are Echo Global Logistics, MediaBank, Groupon.com and the new Tempus. Among the groups that have made tremendous success include Groupon.com which was announced as the fastest growing company by Forbes. Eric still maintains his position as the Chairman of Groupon.com after stepping down as CEO.
Lefkofsky is on the board of directors of various institutions which include The Art institution of Chicago, The Museum of Science and Industry, Children Memorial Hospital and World Business Chicago. He is also a trustee of Steppenwolf Theater Company. He was also involved in the committee that was responsible for the 206 summer Olympics in Chicago. Lefkofsky has also been involved in philanthropic work. In 2006, He, together with His wife Elizabeth founded The Lefkofsky foundation which primary focus is on children. The foundation has funded over 50 organizations so far and continued to so. The Lefkofskys also joined the Giving Pledge in 2013. Lefkofsky hopes to help in saving for more cancer patients through Tempus. He is positive about the company moving its agenda on a global scale.