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The Resource Bad blood : secrets and lies in a Silicon Valley startup, John Carreyrou, (large print)

Bad blood : secrets and lies in a Silicon Valley startup, John Carreyrou, (large print)

Label
Bad blood : secrets and lies in a Silicon Valley startup
Title
Bad blood
Title remainder
secrets and lies in a Silicon Valley startup
Statement of responsibility
John Carreyrou
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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, 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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carreyrou, John
Dewey number
338.7/681761
Index
index present
LC call number
HD9995.H423
LC item number
U627 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • legal cases and notes
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Holmes, Elizabeth
  • Theranos (Firm)
  • Hematologic equipment industry
  • New business enterprises
  • Securities fraud
  • Fraud
  • Large type books
Label
Bad blood : secrets and lies in a Silicon Valley startup, John Carreyrou, (large print)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [457]-501) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
on1029561610
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First large print edition.
Extent
xii, 541 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781984833631
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(OCoLC)1029561610
Label
Bad blood : secrets and lies in a Silicon Valley startup, John Carreyrou, (large print)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [457]-501) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
on1029561610
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First large print edition.
Extent
xii, 541 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781984833631
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(OCoLC)1029561610

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