Bad Blood (Heftet)

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2018
Antall sider: 352
Forlag: Knopf doubleday publishing group
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781524711481
Omtale Bad Blood
The full inside story of the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of Theranos, the one-time multibillion-dollar biotech startup founded by Elizabeth Holmesnow the subject of the HBO documentary The Inventorby the prize-winning journalist who first broke the story and pursued it to the end.

The story is even crazier than I expected, and I found myself unable to put it down once I started. This book has everything: elaborate scams, corporate intrigue, magazine cover stories, ruined family relationships, and the demise of a company once valued at nearly $10 billion. Bill Gates

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 Holmess worth at an estimated $4.7 billion. There was just one problem: The technology didnt work.

A riveting story of the biggest corporate fraud since Enron, a tale of ambition and hubris set amid the bold promises of Silicon Valley.

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