Eric Lefkofsky Successful Entrepreneur and Philanthropist

Eric Lefkofsky is one of the most successful businessmen in America. He has founded or co-founded such ventures as Tempus, Lightbank, Echo Global Logistics, Groupon and several others. Born in Detroit, Michigan in 1969 he spent his youth in Southfield, Michigan. After graduating from high school, he attended the University of Michigan and in 1993 he received his Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan Law School.

Lefkofsky didn’t wait long to start his business career; he sold carpet while still a university student and in 1993 he and a friend bought an apparel company in Madison, Wisconsin. In 2001 Eric founded his first major company, InnerWorkings, a company that provides promotional material designed to promote a brand, including in-store display material, fixtures, print and promotional material. Today the company has over forty offices, located throughout the world and services over six thousand customers. In 2005 he founded Echo Global Logistics, a company that provides transportation and supply chain management services to more than twenty-two thousand clients in industries such as manufacturing, construction, and retail. In 2007 Eric co-founded Groupon, the most recognized company he has started and Groupon is now one of the leading shopping destinations in the world. Groupon shoppers can shop for just about anything from fashion items, electronics, furniture or even a family vacation.

In 2015, Eric Lefkofsky co-founded Tempus where he currently serves as the company CEO. Tempus is an operating system designed to help in the battle against cancer. Tempus gives physicians the ability to create personalized cancer care based on data gathered from the treatment of others. Physicians can access the latest data available on the breast, lung, and pancreatic cancer with other types of cancer added as the program develops. Doctors can make real-time decisions based on data collected about similar tumors.

Eric Lefkofsky and his wife Elizabeth founded the Lefkofsky Foundation in 2006. The foundation is a charitable trust, with an emphasis on children, dedicated to supporting education, science, and charities around the world. To date, the Foundation has made contributions to over fifty organizations. Eric and Liz are regular donors to cancer research projects through their foundation; recent donations include $1 million to Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center at Northwestern University, $500,000 to the cancer research center at Stanford University, and $1.2 million to cancer research projects at the University of Michigan.

Lefkofsky is also very involved in his community, serving as a trustee for several organizations, including, Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theater Company, and several others. He is an adjunct professor at the University of Chicago. Eric and his wife Liz reside in the Chicago area and continue their outstanding community service.

Lime Crime, Doe Deere and Her Bold and Whimsical Colors

 

Lime Crime is a cosmetic company with an incredible story. Most of it is how much the values has resulted in the unique images posted by their Instagram profile. The company became an instant success in Instagram after it attracted two million followers. The incredible achievement made by the company happened in less than a year. Follows of the makeup company today submit pictures of themselves wearing bold-colored lipsticks, nail polish and eye shadows. Customers of the company are people who are inspired by others who choose to undertake the bold fashion statement. Doe Deere, the company founder and blog curator, loves to showcase and wear her products. She has demonstrated the level of creativity the company has created.

 

Lime Crime’s latest signature comes with the Bloodmoon Velvetine formula, a deep dark red color mixed with lavender gray. The new red color features a Halloween October look that can be worn all year round. Apart from these and other bold colors, Doe Deere has often stated that her favorite color is green. She always wanted to develop a brand with that color. That is how she came up with the name of her product Lime Crime, crime-defining breaking traditional fashion rules and norms. Her products have created both a controversy and popularity in the fashion industry. However, Doe believes that everyone should be free to use color in whatever way they desire. Her fans, who she refers to as unicorns, seem to live in a fantasy world with tons of bold colors.

 

While her makeup style is one that is unique and bold, she has managed to amass thousands of likes and followers. Most of her fans have learned to go bold with their colors fearlessly. In one makeup video tip, Doe Deere creates the rainbow colors and adds yellow lipstick to create a bold look. Doe has always advised everyone to stay true to themselves and their colors. While a dull color could be ideal for someone, a bright color could be a heaven for the next person. She advises all of her fans to make a bold fashion statement as they use the makeup, and to follow them on Facebook.

Mike Baur- A Person Youth Looks Up To

Mike Baur is an exceptionally talented individual having extensive skills and knowledge in the field of finance and banking. His hard work and the story of success are a motivation to others. His love for finance and banking started when he was just a teenager and has around 20 years of working experience in the field of banking which led him to utilize funds and resources efficiently and is reflected by his decision of starting his own company. Clariden and Sallfort are some of the banks he has worked with.

 

The man began his career at UBS, where he worked as a commercial apprentice. After that, he made his way to top and became a board member of a larger private bank. He is an MBA graduate from the University Of Rochester New York, he also holds an MBA Executive from the University of Berne.

 

At the age of 39 in the year 2014, Mike Baur realized his entrepreneurship capabilities and founded The Swiss Startup factory along with two other partners. The Swiss Start-up Factory started his entrepreneurial journey. He is currently CEO of this company. The Swiss Startup factory is the No 1 independent early stage ICT Swiss start-up accelerator. It also privately finances startups. The company is one of a kind as it is privately owned. This company provides the role of a mentor and helps and supports them out financially to help achieve their goals. Mike invests a lot of time with various youth startups as he is very passionate about youth activities and also acts as a mentor to youth entrepreneurship activities.

 

At the heart of Zurich, The Swiss Startup Factory provides exhilarating services and support to exciting digital entrepreneurs. It is a globally knows financial organization that provides one of a kind service to its clients, which are mostly young digital entrepreneurs looking for a platform and financial for their startup. They provide great support from day one with their strong network throughout Switzerland and also around the globe.

 

Usually, they run a three month accelerator program in which they provide a unique set of services to young entrepreneurs such as coaching, mentoring, beautiful office space and etc. They also provide the young entrepreneurs with great connections with an entrepreneurial network to achieve their ambitious motivated targets. Mike Baur within The Swiss Startup Factory is responsible for managing funds and also leads fundraising and financing rounds.