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With echoes of Theranos, Truvian Sciences revives the dream of low-cost, accessible blood tests

With echoes of Theranos, Truvian Sciences revives the dream of low-cost, accessible blood tests A little over a year after the dissolution of the once high-flying blood testing startup Theranos, another startup has raised over $27 million to breathe new life into the vision of bringing low-cost blood tests to point-of-care medical […]

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Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes to stand trial in 2020

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes to stand trial in 2020 Elizabeth Holmes, the founder of the now-defunct biotech unicorn Theranos, will face trial in federal court next summer with penalties of up to 20 years in prison and millions of dollars in fines. Jury selection will begin July 28, 2020, according to U.S. […]

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Original Content podcast: ‘The Inventor’ offers a compelling overview of the Theranos saga

Original Content podcast: ‘The Inventor’ offers a compelling overview of the Theranos saga The story of how blood testing company Theranos rose to prominence, then collapsed following accusations of fraud, is getting told and retold in many forms: There’s reporter John Carreyrou’s book “Bad Blood,” plus an upcoming feature film adaptation starring Jennifer […]

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Startups Weekly: Is Munchery the Fyre Festival of startups?

Startups Weekly: Is Munchery the Fyre Festival of startups? It was a tough week. Journalists around the U.S. were hit hard by layoffs, from HuffPost to BuzzFeed News to Verizon Media Group, which owns this very site. The government entered day 35 of the shutdown before President Donald Trump agreed to a […]

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Theranos documentary review: The Inventor’s horrifying optimism

Theranos documentary review: The Inventor’s horrifying optimism A blood-splattered Theranos machine nearly pricks an employee struggling to fix it. This gruesome graphical rendering is what you’ll walk away from HBO’s “The Inventor” with. It finally gives a visual to the startup’s laboratory fraud detailed in words by John Carreyrou’s book “Bad Blood”. […]

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‘The Inventor,’ a documentary about Theranos and the ‘psychology of deception,’ will premiere at Sundance

‘The Inventor,’ a documentary about Theranos and the ‘psychology of deception,’ will premiere at Sundance A feature film chronicling the misadventures of Elizabeth Holmes, the criminally charged founder of the once high-flying and now-defunct biotech startup Theranos, will make its official debut at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah in […]

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In Bad Blood, a pedestrian tale of heuristics and lies

In Bad Blood, a pedestrian tale of heuristics and lies In a world where thousands and thousands of startups are started in the Bay Area every year, becoming a name that everyone recognizes is no small feat. Theranos reached that summit, and it all came crashing down. The story of the fraudulent […]

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WSJ reports that Theranos will finally dissolve

WSJ reports that Theranos will finally dissolve Theranos is reportedly finally closing down for good, nearly three years after a Wall Street Journal investigation called its blood testing technology into question. The WSJ said the company, whose dramatic downfall spawned a best-selling book that’s set to be filmed with Jennifer Lawrence starring […]

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Elizabeth Holmes reportedly steps down at Theranos after criminal indictment

Elizabeth Holmes reportedly steps down at Theranos after criminal indictment Elizabeth Holmes has left her role as CEO of Theranos and has been charged with wire fraud, CNBC and others report. The company’s former president, Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani, was also indicted today by a grand jury. These criminal charges are separate from […]

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Arizona residents are getting refunds on Theranos tests

Arizona residents are getting refunds on Theranos tests  Theranos is issuing refund checks to all Arizona residents who used the company’s blood-testing services, thanks to a recent settlement by Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich. Between 2013 and 2016, Theranos offered testing at several locations throughout the state in a partnership with Walgreens. However, […]

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