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Bad blood : secrets and lies in a Silicon Valley startup

Author: John Carreyrou
Publisher: London, England : Picador, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 2014, 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 dollars,  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Named Person: Elizabeth Holmes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Carreyrou
ISBN: 9781509868070 1509868070 9781509868063 1509868062
OCLC Number: 1029857002
Awards: Winner of Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year 2018 (UK)
Description: x, 339 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: John Carreyrou.

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The shocking true story of the biggest corporate fraud since Enron, a gripping cautionary tale set amid the bold promises and gold-rush frenzy of Silicon Valley.  Read more...

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You will not be able to put this down. -- Top tech book releases in 2018 * Evening Standard * Carreyrou tells the full, gripping tale of how he slayed the "unicorn" in a fascinating look at how buzz Read more...

 
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