This is the story of Theranos, a multi-billion dollar tech company, its founder Elizabeth Holmes, the youngest self-made female billionaire, and the massive fraud that collapsed the company.
This here is a clear indication of "Scientific illiteracy".
But hey this could have worked, prolly in a next decade or so.. who knows ?! She ticked all the right boxes at the right time.
Super Woman, millennial CEO, grandiose plans and ideas, ruffled the feathers of all those kooky old male boomer CEOs.It's almost as if it marketed itself to a sympathetic media that practically fell over itself to carry the banner for this company, and helped sell it to an increasingly misinformed and mislead public...
While it is fascinating story, the whole fiasco was just a classic swindle; in that it works best on people who are greedy. Everyone closed their eyes, and the deceptions were so idiotic that these people seemed to want to be deceived.
"How did she manage to fool silicon valley?" implies there's any reason at all that Silicon Valley isn't just as short-sighted, gullible and selfish as everyone else in the world.
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