Eric Lefkofsky might be at the top of his field but it was a long & arduous road to get where he is now. He was born in the late 60’s and grew up in Southfield, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. Before becoming an Angel Investor and after finishing at the top of his high school class in the fall of 87, he went on to matriculate at the university of Michigan. Eric Lefkofsky excelled in many of his courses in college which is how he was able to graduate with honors.
After finishing college, Eric Lefkofsky went on to law school where he earned his JD from the same school. After he was done with his academic career, he started a clothing business with an old college buddy of his but this went under after just a few years. From there, Eric Lefkofsky went through a lot of companies before he decided to found his own business known as Tempus in the spring of 2015.
He started it as a way to find a cure for cancer but they are now also researching a cure for depression and diabetes. They recently raised $200 million which brings their total to more than $620 million. Investor Eric Lefkofsky started out with just 700 people on staff but over the years, they have grown a lot. They offer the outstanding benefit of hundreds of job opportunities in America. So now they have more than a thousand employees. Led by Eric Lefkofsky, the company, Tempus, is now worth more than $6 billion and he hopes to keep doing well for himself as he looks ahead to the future of his career.