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The rise and fall of Elizabeth Holmes

CNNMoney - 20 Jun 2018
Elizabeth Holmes, Theranos' founder and CEO, dropped out of Stanford University to launch the company in 2003 as a cheaper, more efficient alternative to traditional medical tests. It promised patients the ability to test for conditions like cancer and ...
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Theranos Investors, Founder Holmes Resolve Shareholder Suit

Bloomberg - 21 Jul 2018
Balwani continues to fight a civil suit by the SEC while Holmes settled the agency's claims. By the end of 2017 Theranos was on the verge of bankruptcy. It's been subsisting on a loan secured in part by patents of dubious value. Michael Mugmon, a ...
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The downfall of Theranos, from the journalist who made it happen

Ars Technica - 15 Jul 2018
More than anyone else, Carreyrou deserves credit for pulling the wool from so many credulous eyes regarding Theranos and its founder, Elizabeth Holmes. While outlets like Fortune and Wired were writing hagiographic puff pieces about this precocious ...
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How Elizabeth Holmes Fooled Everyone

HuffPost - 26 Jun 2018
Elizabeth Holmes, the founder and former CEO of the disgraced medical device startup Theranos, thought it was time for her “rebound.” Never mind that she had lost millions of dollars for investors like Rupert Murdoch and Betsy DeVos and that she had ...
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A dazzling story of deception in Silicon Valley

Washington Post - 25 Jun 2018
Still, the real subject as far as I'm concerned is Elizabeth Holmes, who started the company as a 19-year-old Stanford University dropout with the bluest of blue eyes and deepest of deep voices — and who wore black turtlenecks in blatant imitation of ...
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Why we're so fascinated with big fat liars

Daily Telegraph - 10 Jul 2018
A cursory glance at some of the most captivating alleged con artists of late shows they shared a few characteristics. Anna Delvey, Belle Gibson and Elizabeth Holmes all went big. Then they went bust. But it's the moments between these events that ...
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Elizabeth Holmes and the Power of Imagination - 22 Jun 2018
Many people claimed that Elizabeth Holmes, the woman about whom I am writing, had imagination and vision, and that she was a prophet, a visionary. She did, and she was, but the vision she had was not the one they imagined she was sharing with them.
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The rise and fall of Theranos

Palo Alto Online - 22 Jun 2018
Carreyrou — author of the new book "Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup," about the embattled company and its CEO and founder, Los Altos Hills resident Elizabeth Holmes — became the object of the company's wrath three years ago.
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Blood Con

The Weekly Standard - 29 Jun 2018
At its core, Bad Blood is the story of Elizabeth Holmes, Theranos's young founder with the fresh face, huge blue eyes, and affected deep voice. She did not speak to Carreyrou for the book, so her portrayal falls to family friends and former employees.
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Theranos founder and former COO charged with criminal fraud

Digital Health - 04 Jul 2018
The US attorney's office in San Francisco confirmed on 15 June that Theranos' founder, Elizabeth Holmes, and its former COO, Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani, had both been charged with two counts of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and nine counts of wire fraud.
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Bad Blood

Slate Magazine - 29 Jun 2018
John Carreyrou covers the rise and fall of Theranos and its founder, Elizabeth Holmes, in his new book. By Politics and Prose. 1400x1400_slateplus_politicsprose. Listen to Episode No. 206* of Live at Politics and Prose: ...
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Elizabeth Holmes' Superpower

Forbes - 31 May 2018
Before Elizabeth Holmes was putting one over on the world with her would-be blood-testing company, Theranos, she was a child living next door to Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper, who would later help her start her company. Holmes found a ...

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