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Eric Lefkofsky co-founder of LightBank, a venture fund that helps disruptive technology businesses, was a guest on "Bootstrapping" on the tastytrade network. Eric is also a founder and director of several firms, including InnerWorkings, Echo Global Logistics, MediaBank, LLC, and Groupon, Inc. In March 2011, Forbes named Eric one of 2011's new billionaires.
It was an honor having Eric on the tastytrade ongoing segment "Bootstrapping in America" only on Get Tasted with Tom & Tony. "Bootstrapping in America" focuses on entrepreneurs and start-ups, many originating in Chicago.
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