Overview

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Primary Role
Co-Founder @
Investments
105 Investments in 75 Companies
Born:
1969
Gender:
Male
Location:
Chicago
Website:
http://www.lefkofsky.com/
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Person Details

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Lefkofsky served as Chief Executive Officer of Groupon and is a co-founder of the Company. He also served as the Company’s Executive Chairman until his appointment as CEO. Lefkofsky is a co-founder of Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECHO) and served on its board of directors from February 2005 to December 2012.

Lefkofsky is the co-founder of InnerWorkings, Inc. (NASDAQ: INWK) and served on its board of directors from August 2008 to October 2012. In 2008,Lefkofsky co-founded Lightbank LLC, a private investment firm specializing in information technology companies, and has served as a manager since that time.

In April 2006, Lefkofsky co-founded MediaBank, LLC, an electronic exchange and database that automates the procurement and administration of advertising media, which merged with Donovan Data Systems to form MediaOcean in 2013.

He has served as a director or manager since that time.Lefkofsky also serves on the board of directors of Lurie Children’s Memorial Hospital, the board of trustees of the Steppenwolf Theatre, the board of trustees of the Art Institute of Chicago and the board of trustees of the Museum of Science and Industry.

Lefkofsky also serves on the board of directors of World Business Chicago.Lefkofsky is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.Lefkofsky holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Michigan Law School.

Jobs (9)

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Current

Co-Founder

Adjunct Professor

Co-Managing Partner

Nov 1, 2015 - Current   (11 months)

Co-Founder

2005 - Current   (over 11 years)

Co-Founder

2001 - Current   (over 15 years)
Past
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Ended
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Unknown
Unknown
Manager
Mar 15, 2010
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Co-Founder
Apr, 2006
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Co-Founder
Feb, 2013
Nov 3, 2015
CEO
DateInvested InRoundDetails
Sep, 2016$2.5M / Seed
Sep, 2016$11.13M / Venture
Jun, 2016$1M / Seed
May, 2016$7.5M / Series A
Mar, 2016$7.6M / Series A
Feb, 2016$5.9M / Series B (Lead)
Jan, 2016undisclosed amount / Venture
Dec, 2015$2.3M / Seed (Lead)
Oct, 2015$45M / Series A
Aug, 2015$6M / Series A
Mar, 2015$1.7M / Seed
Feb, 2015$7.8M / Series A
Dec, 2014undisclosed amount / Venture
Oct, 2014$2.6M / Seed
Sep, 2014$15M / Series B
Aug, 2014$30M / Series C
Jul, 2014$3.28M / Venture
Jul, 2014$1M / Venture (Lead)
Jun, 2014$8M / Series B
Jun, 2014$10M / Series B
Jun, 2014$1.5M / Series A
Jun, 2014$4.5M / Series A
Jun, 2014$800k / Seed
Mar, 2014$7M / Series C (Lead)
Feb, 2014$2.25M / Seed
Jan, 2014$1.25M / Seed
Nov, 2013$2.3M / Series APersonal Investment
Oct, 2013$2.3M / Seed
Oct, 2013$800k / Seed
Sep, 2013$11.5M / Series C
Aug, 2013$12.1M / Series B
Aug, 2013$1M / Series B (Lead)
Jul, 2013$1.2M / Seed
Jul, 2013$2M / Series A (Lead)
May, 2013$6.5M / Venture
May, 2013undisclosed amount / Venture (Lead)
Apr, 2013$650k / Seed (Lead)
Mar, 2013$140k / Seed
Mar, 2013undisclosed amount / Venture
Dec, 2012$375k / Seed

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