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A Conversation with John Carreyrou
In Bad Blood, prize-winning journalist John Carreyrou details the rapid rise and dramatic fall of bio-tech startup Theranos. Founded in 2003 by charismatic Stanford dropout Elizabeth Holmes, Theranos promised to revolutionize medical care by quickly and cheaply delivering a broad range of diagnostics from a single pinprick of blood. Investors threw money at the company, which reached a peak valuation of over $9 billion, as political luminaries stacked the company’s board. The only problem? The technology didn’t work. Carreyrou recounts his riveting story of one of the biggest scandals ever to hit Silicon Valley – a story of corporate malfeasance, failed oversight, and lax regulation.
Click here to order John Carreyrou’s book Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup. Books will also be available for purchase on site.
- Wednesday, October 10, 2018
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
- CEMEX Auditorium, Stanford Graduate School of BusinessCEMEX Map
- General Public, Faculty/Staff, Students
- (650) 736-8654, firstname.lastname@example.org
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