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Bad blood : secrets and lies in a Silicon Valley startup / John Carreyrou.

Carreyrou, John, (author.).
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  • 13 of 21 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch 338.7 CAR BAD (Text) 34207002178839 Adult Non-Fiction In process -
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Eckhart PL - Auburn Plaza 338.7 CAR (Text) 840191002518366 Auburn Plaza - New Adult Nonfiction Checked out 08/15/2018
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 338.768 CAR (Text) 33187004371650 Nonfiction Checked out 09/04/2018
Greenwood PL - Greenwood 338.7 CAR (Text) 36626103962866 2nd Floor New Adult Reshelving -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781524731656
  • ISBN: 152473165X
  • Physical Description: x, 339 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2018]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [305]-324) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
A purposeful life -- The gluebot -- Apple envy -- Goodbye East Paly -- The childhood neighbor -- Sunny -- Dr. J -- The miniLab -- The wellness play -- "Who is LTC Shoemaker?" -- Lighting a Fuisz -- Ian Gibbons -- Chiat\Day -- Going live -- Unicorn -- The grandson -- Fame -- The Hippocratic Oath -- The tip -- The ambush -- Trade secrets -- La mattanza -- Damage control -- The empress has no clothes -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.:
In 2015, Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes was widely seen as the female Steve Jobs: a brilliant Stanford dropout whose startup "unicorn" promised to revolutionize the medical industry with a machine that would make blood tests significantly faster and easier. Backed by investors such as Larry Ellison and Tim Draper, Theranos sold shares in a fundraising round that valued the company at $9 billion, putting Holmes's worth at an estimated $4.7 billion. There was just one problem: The technology didn't work. For years, Holmes had been misleading investors, FDA officials, and her own employees. When John Carreyrou, working at The Wall Street Journal, got a tip from a former Theranos employee and started asking questions, both Carreyrou and the Journal were threatened with lawsuits. Undaunted, the newspaper ran the first of dozens of Theranos articles in late 2015. By early 2017, the company's value was zero and Holmes faced potential legal action from the government and her investors. The biggest corporate fraud since Enron is a cautionary tale set amid the bold promises and gold-rush frenzy of Silicon Valley.
Subject: Holmes, Elizabeth Anne, 1984-
Theranos (Firm) > History.
Theranos (Firm.)
Hematologic equipment industry > United States.
New business enterprises > Corrupt practices > United States > Case studies.
Securities fraud > United States > Case studies.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Entrepreneurship.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Finance.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Biomedical.
Fraud.
Fraud. > United States.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Biomedical.
Hematologic equipment industry.
Hematologic equipment industry. > United States.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Finance / General.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Entrepreneurship.

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