If you like real crime stories – what's not? – Clean up your schedule because two documentaries about the rise and fall of Elizabeth Holmes and its Silicon Valley start-up company, Theranos, will come out very soon [$19659002]. Find out how she and her company became the object of accusation.
What is Elizabeth Holmes?
Holmes was once described as "the other Steve Jobs."
But we go out against ourselves. Let's go back to 2003, when this story began.
Holmes left Stanford University in 2003. The company said it could offer more effective and comprehensive blood tests for all types of diseases – cholesterol, cancer and diabetes, and so on. – No need for people to visit a doctor's office.
Using this finger, these detailed tests can be done without the need for any blood vials or visits to your doctor.
Holmes Received 400 Million US Dollars Investment In Theranos. After 11 years, Theranos was valued at $ 9 billion. So Holmes was the richest woman in America and the youngest self-made billionaire of women.
Until 2016 Holmes' influence and its billions have disappeared.
The technology did not meet the requirements
2014 Employees began to leave Theranos. Come to find out, Edison's technology, which the company said, was the key to comprehensive finger testing, not as comprehensive as it thought. The company had to use traditional laboratory machines until they realized how their Edison technology would work as they claimed.
For this reason, the Federal Medicines Agency withdrew Theranos' right to carry out blood tests for two years after the use of the "obscure medical device". Holmes' net worth became $ 0 when Theranos fell.
in 2018 June Holmes and former Theran president Ramesh Sunny Balwani were charged with nine calculations when the US District Prosecutor caused fraud and two conspiracies. Northern California District
Both may be sentenced to 20 years in prison and high fines.
The documentary "Dropout"
studied Holmes and Theranos for three years, according to ABC News. A documentary called Dropout will appear in a two-hour episode 20/20 .
In a documentary film, viewers see Holmes' testimonials on ever-used cassettes, where she says, "I don't know" more than 600 times. There are also six podcasts and episodes dedicated to a documentary.
HBO also has a documentary film about Holmes and its company named Inventor: For Blood in Silicon Valley . Documentary on Monday, 2019 March 18, 9 am HBO Go and HBO Now. Academy Award Winner Alex Gibney (19659027)
With 20/20 and HBO documentaries, Holmes comes from a billionaire to a potential prisoner called Bad Blood: Secrets and lives in Silicon Valley Startup John Carreyrou.