A statistical rare achievement has been accomplished by the startup Tempus. Co-founded by Eric Lefkofsky, Tempus is now worth $1.1 billion. Eric Lefkofsky announced Kinship Trust Co. and T. Rowe Price Associates are the latest investors of Tempus, of $30 million. Since 2015, Tempus had already gotten a $210 million, with this additional $30 million Tempus is officially a “Unicorn” startup. Tempus is one of the companies on the precipice of the healthcare revolution. Healthcare is in the early stages of revolutionizing the way delivery healthcare, due to the amount of data collected from various nodes in the health information technology sector. Over the last 10 years electronic medical records have become ubiquities in the healthcare. Tempus is attempting to make us of the healthcare data, by analyzing and creating a personalized healthcare model for cancer patients, that is specific to the individual needs of each patient.
Eric Lefkofsky graduated from the University of Michigan and has a Juris Doctor degree from University of Michigan Law Schools. Mr. Eric Lefkofsky also serves as the Chairman of Trustees of Steppenwolf Theater Company and a Trustee of the Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of Science and Industry and at Lurie Children’s Hospital. Eric Lefkofsky is also co-founder of Lightbank, a venture capitalist group that invests in distributive technologies. Eric Lefkofsky is also the co-founder of Uptake Technologies. Uptake Technologies is similar to Tempus, but instead healthcare data, Uptake Technologies focuses on extracting value from corporate data, by applying data analytical algorithms, and machine learning to identify patterns.
In 2006 Eric and Liz Lefkofsky, together founded the Lefkofsky Family Foundation. The Lefkofsky Family Foundation is a private charity organization seeks to improve the quality of life through the expansion of cultural initiatives, education access, women and girls human rights, and medical research.