Tag Archives: Elizabeth Holmes

Elizabeth Holmes and Mark Zuckerberg: The rise and fall of the black turtleneck, hoodie and jeans. Op Ed

While scanning the healthcare news yesterday I was struck, perhaps a bit startled even, by a video clip of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, clad in a dark suit and tie and… Read more »

Theranos investors victims of narcissism

On Thursday (March 23, 2017), the Wall Street Journal posted another seminal report from inside the tattered remains of biomedical company Theranos Inc. (Palo Alto CA). The company, which is… Read more »

First Investor Sues Theranos for Fraud; More Likely to Join Queue

A San Francisco-based hedge fund that invested $96.1 million in Palo Alto-based Theranos Inc. is suing the blood-testing company, according to The Wall Street Journal. Partner Fund Management LP invested… Read more »

Theranos Pivots From Blood Tests to New Lab Product; Will “Phoenix” Effort Succeed?

Beleaguered startup Theranos Inc. (Palo Alto CA) will close its blood-testing labs and fire about 340 workers, shifting its focus to an experimental technology following months of run-ins with regulators and… Read more »

Theranos Pulls Zika Test from FDA Review after Problems Flagged; Anyone Else Hear a Death Knell?

Blood-testing firm Theranos Inc. (Palo Alto CA) said it voluntarily withdrew a request to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for emergency clearance of its new Zika-virus blood test. Theranos… Read more »