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|Birth date:||September 1969, Detroit, Michigan, United States|
|Education:||University of Michigan, University of Michigan Law School|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
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American serial entrepreneur, Eric Paul Lefkofsky, has a net worth of $1.7 billion as of September 2011, according to Forbes’ list of billioniares. The Chicago investor is cofounder and 21% owner of the quickest-growing company ever, Web phenom Groupon, which updates its on-line audience about deep discounts on products and services. Eric Lefkofsky seeded Group on with its first $1 million in 2008, shot to business acclaim in June 2011 when the ecommerce firm filed for one of the very hotly-anticipated IPOs of the entire year. Lefkofsky was recorded as Groupon’s biggest investor, with 21% of the shares–three times as much as Andrew Mason, the CEO and public face of the institution.
Eric Lefkofsky Net Worth $1.7 Billion
His venture fund, Lightbank, has stakes in 11 businesses, including two now public ones: Innerworkings and Echo Global Logistics. He is also the composer of Accelerated Disturbance and an adjunct professor in the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Started a company in faculty selling carpet scraps to incoming freshmen on move-in day during the fall. By his senior year, he had 10 universities under contract.