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Websitelefkofsky.com
Bloglefkofsky.com/blog
Twitter@lefkofsky
Birthdate9/69

Degrees

University of Michigan, BA
University of Michigan Law School, JD
Law

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http://ericlefkofsky.blogspot.com/

Eric Lefkofsky

Eric Lefkofsky, age 43, is CEO of Groupon, Inc. (NASDAQ: GRPN). He is also a Co-founder of LightBank, LLC and the President of Blue Media, LLC. Mr. Lefkofsky co-founded several technology companies, including: InnerWorkings, Inc. (NASDAQ: INWK), Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECHO), and MediaBank, Inc., a leading provider of media procurement technology.

Mr. Lefkofsky is a Trustee of Children’s Memorial Hospital, The Art Institute of Chicago, Steppenwolf Theater, The Museum of Science and Industry, and World Business Chicago. He is also an adjunct professor at the University of Chicago and a co-chairman of Chicago Ideas Week. Mr. Lefkofsky graduated from the University of Michigan and received his Juris Doctor at University of Michigan Law School.

Recent Milestones

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    Eric Lefkofsky invested in Reverb.com. (11/19/13)
    Posted 11/14/13 at 8:22pm via hypebot.com
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    Eric Lefkofsky added a position as CEO at Groupon. (2/1/13)
    Posted 8/8/13 at 2:29am
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    Eric Lefkofsky — Eric Lefkofsky invested in Markkit. (1/1/13)
    Posted 3/18/14 at 10:31am
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    Eric Lefkofsky — Eric Lefkofsky invested in Tastytrade. (1/1/13)
    Posted 3/18/14 at 10:30am
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    Eric Lefkofsky — Eric Lefkofsky invested in Spirit Shop. (1/1/13)
    Posted 3/18/14 at 10:31am
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    Eric Lefkofsky — Eric Lefkofsky invested in TalentBin. (1/1/13)
    Posted 3/18/14 at 10:29am
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    Eric Lefkofsky — Eric Lefkofsky invested in SoundSupply. (1/1/13)
    Posted 3/18/14 at 10:28am
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    Eric Lefkofsky — Eric Lefkofsky invested in SkyVu Entertainment. (1/1/12)
    Posted 3/18/14 at 10:25am
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    Eric Lefkofsky — Eric Lefkofsky invested in Coffee Meets Bagel. (1/1/12)
    Posted 3/18/14 at 10:25am
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    Eric Lefkofsky — Eric Lefkofsky invested in GetGoing. (1/1/12)
    Posted 3/18/14 at 10:17am
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    Eric Lefkofsky — Eric Lefkofsky invested in Eventup. (1/1/12)
    Posted 3/18/14 at 10:21am
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    Eric Lefkofsky — Eric Lefkofsky invested in Locu. (1/1/12)
    Posted 3/18/14 at 10:16am
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    Eric Lefkofsky — Eric Lefkofsky invested in Ark. (1/1/12)
    Posted 3/18/14 at 10:16am
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    Eric Lefkofsky — Eric Lefkofsky invested in 12Society. (1/1/12)
    Posted 3/18/14 at 10:16am
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    Eric Lefkofsky — Eric Lefkofsky invested in Lifecrowd. (1/1/12)
    Posted 3/18/14 at 10:13am
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    Eric Lefkofsky — Eric Lefkofsky invested in SocialKaty. (1/1/12)
    Posted 3/18/14 at 10:03am

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
Reverb.com 11/2013Series A$2.3M6
Groupon 1/2007Angel$1M2

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NWU 2011

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Tasty Trade

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Fox Business

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Lightbank - Crains

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CNBC - Groupon CEO: Leader in local commerce by far

Added: 3/24/14
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CNBC - Groupon CEO: We’re in ‘rare air’ with mobile

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Bloomberg TV - Groupon’s New Plan to Disrupt Mobile Coupons

Added: 3/24/14
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CNBC - Groupon founders preventing urban ‘brain drain’

Added: 3/24/14

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  1. Reverb Instrument Marketplace Receives $2.3 Million Series A Funding Round (hypebot.com) [edit]
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