Who Is Eric Lefkofsky And What Are Some Of His Philanthropic Endeavors

Eric Lefkofsky is a startup entrepreneur who was born in Detroit, Michigan in September of 1969. He received his education at the University of Michigan and has worked for some of the top companies in the world.

 

Lefkofsky is most notably the co-founder and chairman of the very popular e-commerce marketplace Groupon. Groupon was launched in 2008 and is still one of the most popular sites to date. It currently employs more than 10,000 individuals and has a net income of more than 20 million dollars. It is one of Eric Lefkofskys biggest and most notable companies.

 

Lefkofsky is also the co-founder of Echo Global Logistics. Echo Global Logistics was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. It is a top provider of technology enabled transportation. In 2014 Lefkofsky co-founded Uptake LLC which is a leading analytical company that provides many different services and products.

 

Recently in 2016, Lefkofsky co-founded Tempus.com which is a technology company that helps to deliver more personalized health care. He serves as the CEO and works to offer the most advanced technology in cancer treatment.

 

Apart from his many different business ventures Eric Lefkofsky is also heavily involved in many charitable organizations. In 2006 with the help of his wife he formed a charitable trust named The Lefkofsky Foundation. The foundation works to help those less fortunate and has helped fund over 50 different charities and organizations since it was first established.

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Lefkofsky and his wife Elizabeth are also a part of The Giving Pledge. The Giving Pledge is a great organization that works to donate millions and millions of dollars to those less fortunate. These are just a few of the many different charitable organizations that Eric Lefkofsky and his wife are involved in. They are constantly looking for new and innovative ways to help change the world.

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