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Bad Blood (e-bok)
Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup169Laddas ned direkt
Läs i vår app för iPhone, iPad och AndroidNEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER ? NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY: NPR, The New York Times Book Review, Time, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post ? The McKinsey Business Book of the Year The full inside story of the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of Theranos, the one-time multibillion-dollar biotech startup founded by Elizabeth Holmes?now the subject of the HBO documentary The Inventor?by 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 Holmes?s worth at an estimated $4.7 billion. There was just one problem: The technology didn?t 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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Silicon Valley älskade Theranos, företaget som skulle revolutionera hälsovården. Med sitt banbrytande blodtestsystem lovade grundaren och vd:n Elizabeth Holmes att en droppe blod skulle räcka för att mäta hundratals värden och identifiera en lång ...