Eric Lefkofsky is the co-founder of Groupon and with his large revenue he decided to donate millions of dollars to help fight cancer. Lefkofsky has made plans to fight against cancer and is going to do everything in his power to put an end to it. With the rise of cancer all over the world, Eric Lefkofsky started a new cancer research company called Tempus. Tempus is used to help modernize cancer treatment, making it easier for people who do not have the funds to access cancer treatment, be able to access treatment. Tempus is unlike other cancer researching companies, Tempus is ahead of the game with their technology. Doctors at Tempus analyze a patient’s genetic code to understand where their patient’s cancer comes from and how it can be treated and more information click here.
Before Eric Lefkofsky co-founded Groupon and started doing an in depth cancer research, Lefkofsky grew up in Southfield, Michigan. Both of Lefkofsky’s parents were both hardworkers and worked full-time jobs. Lefkofsky’s mother was a school teacher in Michigan and his father was a structural engineer. Both of his parents worked hard for Lefkofsky and his siblings, and after Lefkofsky graduated high school in 1987, he went off to college. Eric Lefkofsky went on to be a student at the University of Michigan and graduated with honors. Eric Lefkofsky did not stop there he went as far as being enrolled in the University of Michigan Law School and got his Juris Doctor in 1993 and Eric’s lacrosse camp.
Not only was cancer research very important to Eric Lefkofsky, but children were very important to him and his wife Elizabeth. The Lefkofsky’s knew that the succession of the younger generation was very important, so, they started a charity called “the Lefkofsky Foundation”, for young children all over the world. The Lefkofksy Foundation supports; scientific, charitable, and educational organizations and causes all around the world. The Lefkofksy foundation was so influential, over 50 similar organizations were started soon after.
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