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Business owner Eric Lefkofsky has created and co-founded some businesses such as Groupon, Tempus, Uptake Technologies, Media Ocean, Echo Global Logistics, Inner Workings, and Light Bank. The serial entrepreneur works primarily in the industries of investments, technology, e-commerce, media, analysis, biotechnology, and transportation.

One of the main focuses for Eric Lefkofsky currently is the company Tempus, launched in 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Working in the industry of biotechnology, the company collects and analyzes significant masses of clinical and molecular data. The corporation aims to further precision medicine and bring about a new time for medicine and the way patients are treated. So far, Tempus has collaborated with a handful of medical institutions such as the Mayo Clinic, Penn’s Abramson Cancer Center, the Cleveland Clinic, Northwestern’s Lurie Cancer Center. The facilities include the University of Michigan, as well as the University of Chicago- School of Medicine, as well as several community hospitals from around the country.

Tempus is currently valued at more than $700 million. The company is funded primarily by fundraising and has had several significant corporations invest in it. Those include the New Enterprise Associates (NEA) which was established by several esteemed investors and people in business. In September 2017, Tempus managed to reach a lifetime funds of $130 million. While the corporation does something essential, the work done at Tempus is also highly expensive since one fo the procedures the company uses costs few thousand dollars.

Eric Lefkofsky is active in philanthropy. He created the Lefkofsky Family Foundation a few years ago in 2006 to help enhance the quality of life in Chicago. Eric Lefkofsky is dedicated to his community He funds some community events and local businesses and academic and medical institutions, as well as other charities. The Lefkofsky Family Foundation supports a vast amount of organizations and has collaborated with many to work on initiatives in medicine, education, art & culture, and human rights.

While Tempus is doing something unique, striving for a high goal, medical experts and investors have expressed their strong beliefs that what the company does will be worthwhile and bring about a much-needed change.

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IAP Worldwide Services is the leading international contractor providing various solutions and services to the military, commercial industries, and multi-national government agencies. The company is a leader in providing veteran program management services and IAP leverages, integrating its capabilities to provide innovative, safe, and reliable solutions to meet the assorted and sophisticated needs of its clients.

IAP Worldwide is located in Cape Canaveral, Florida and operates roughly 130 subsidiaries in over 100 locations across the world. The company provides facilities management, logistics, disaster management, technical, and professional services for commercial clients in the United States and the rest of the world. It also offers aviation support services, expeditionary infrastructure services, network, and communication solutions, emergency responses, power services as well as facilities engineering, maintenance, and operation.

Under the leadership of the Chief Executive Officer Douglas Kitani, and the Chief Financial Officer Terry DeRosa, the company has been pursuing growth and development for a couple of years now. Last year, PR Newswire reported that IAP Worldwide had acquired two of DRS Technologies’ businesses; DRS Aviation and Logistics (DRS A&L) business and DRS Tactical Communication & Network Solutions (DRS TCNS) business. These two businesses are located in Oklahoma City, OK. DRS A&L provides services including logistics, aircraft repair management, and mission support equipment. DRS TCNS, on the other hand, provides communication support technology solutions, IT, and engineering services to the United States’ DOD as well as other commercial agencies.

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The move to acquire both A&L and TCNS was to allow IAP to integrate the exceptional capabilities and talents of the DRS’s human resources as part of its larger long-term growth strategy. With the two companies by its side, IAP Worldwide Services targeted to deliver to clients worldwide as well as double the size of its existing market. The acquired businesses were meant to create two new business units; the Aviation and Engineering Solutions, and the National Security Programs to allow the company to expands its portfolio of services and solutions to many more organizations and commercial agencies.

The acquisition was in line with the long-term mission of the company; solving as many challenging problems as possible using expertise, proven technology, and ingenuity. The acquisition also demonstrated the support that IAP Worldwide has for its board and investors as well as its long-term commitment to serving its government clients.

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