Eric Lefkofsky’ Tempus Labs

Tempus Labs, the Chicago based healthcare data analytical firm co-founded by Eric Leftkofsky announced additional investments in recent months. Mr. Eric Lefkofsky told the Chicago Tribune, Tempus Labs has gotten $ 80 million investment from New Enterprise Associates, Revolution Growth, Kinship Trust Co. and T. Rowe Price Associates. In total, according to Eric Leftkofsky, Tempus Labs has received $ 210 million in investments since 2015. It is estimated, with these latest investments Tempus Labs is now worth $ 1.1 billion, which now places Tempus among an elite group of private startups worth $ 1 billion or more as a “unicorn” startup. Very few startups has ever achieved such a prestigious status.

Eric Leftkofsky shared with the Tribune, the reasons behind such a positive response among the investment community is due to overall excitement about the potential ground breaking discoveries in health information technology leveraging artificial intelligence. Tempus Labs, currently employees about 400 people and uses the investment funding for additional hiring, Tempus Labs hires about 30 new employees each month.

Tempus Labs is using the power of artificial intelligence to analyze real time patient data, in conjunction with historic medical data. By customizing a healthcare plan for patients based on their own unique healthcare data has the potential to revolutionize the way healthcare professionals fight cancer and other healthcare diseases. Tempus Labs is creating a patient centric healthcare model, where the patient is providing, from the use of genetic level data, a care plan management that is truly unique to them.

Eric Leftkofsky is a Graduate from the University of Michigan, and has a Juris Doctor, he earned from the University Of Michigan Law School. Mr. Eric Leftkofsky is also the Trustee of Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago, Museum of Science and Industry and World Business Chicago. In 2006, Eric founded the Lefkofsky Family Foundation, with his wife Liz. The Lefkofsky Family Foundation helps underserved communities, by ensuring empowering people with adequate education and human rights for women and girls.

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