Former Theranos CEO, Elizabeth Holmes, 37 has been found guilty of four counts of wires fraud on 3 Jan 2022, DM reported. after a jury in San Jose found that she deceived investors into investing over $945 million into her faulty blood testing machines. Holmes, "who modelled herself" on Bill Gates and Steve Jobs received praise from organizations such as Harvard University and Time magazine - for a false technology which she claimed would revolutionize blood-testing methods by using miraculously tiny volumes of blood, such as from a finger prick.
In honor of Hulu's new series The Dropout, here's everything you need to know about Elizabeth Holmes and her multimillion-dollar scam, Theranos. After dropping out of Stanford in 2003, Elizabeth Holmes became a big name in the medical world. She set out on a venture to create a company that would produce medical innovations.
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