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- Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup
- Written by: John Carreyrou
- Narrated by: Will Damron
- Length: 11 hrs and 37 mins
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 testing 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 more than $9 billion, putting Holmes' worth at an estimated $4.7 billion. There was just one problem: The technology didn't work.
Almost could not stop listening.
- By Amazon Customer on 2019-02-01
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Price: CDN$ 39.48