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[inspirational Books] Ebook Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou – Book, Kindle ePUB or TXT


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  • Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup
  • John Carreyrou
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  • 04 February 2018
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9 thoughts on “Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

  1. says:

    This book is hard to believe I don't mean that I don't believe the story I mean it's just so so difficult to believe that

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    This is probably the book of 2018 with apologies to Jordan PetersonAs a former venture capitalist for 25 years this book is fascinating reading Most books derived from Silicon Valley are hagiographic biographies of successful founders This tells the story of an unbelievable failure namely the rise and fall of TheranosThe company was founded in 2003 by 19 year old Elizabeth Holmes It raised than 700 million and

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    What an incredible shame the Theranos start up turned out to be It's a wonder that it took so long for people to become aware of what had been happening for a very long time The intimidation tactics bullying threats to employees money is often the justification people use to hide behind their ugly behavioursIt is a great breakdown of what ha

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    This is indeed a sad sad sad book The tale of how almost one billion was wasted over 10 years of lies and deceit As a female technolog

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    Drop everything you're doing and start reading it It's an utterly engaging mix of genres investigative journalism psychology at times psychiatry organisational behaviour business but most importantly the narration is done in this perfect documentary style when even the most chilling events are described with high precision but without falling into emotional judgementI also would like to say a big thank you to all the sources and contributo

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    At a time when trust in media is at an all time low in the US this book reminds us why investigative journalism is still needed to help ordinary people cut through the bullsht and see things for what they actually are This book which

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    This has to be one of the best written books I have read the style of writing is clear and concise not overly complex or long winde

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    I missed this book when it launched but Alex Gibney's excellent 2019 HBO doucmentry 'The Inventor Out for blood in Silicon Valley' prompted my purchaseCarryrou's book covers three and a half years of investigation into Theranos its

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    I read this book in straight 48 hours since boarding a long haul flight Mesmerising excellently researched grippingjust could not put it down This is a moral story comprising the ugly greed laden face of Silicon Valley and its found

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Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

Possible repercussions of our blind faith in a small group of brilliant individuals PRAISE FOR BAD BLOODA dazzling story of deception in Silicon ValleyIt is a tale of heroic cupidity on a scale that made the very best and the very brightest look like the very very foolishYou will not be able to put this book down Washington PostChillingReads like a West Coast version of All the Presidents Men New York Times Book ReviewCarreyrou presents the scientific human legal and social sides of the story in full Although some of it was previously reported in his extensive coverage he unveils many dark secrets of Theranos that have not previously been laid bare Nature His Carreyrous unmasking of Theranos is a tale of David and Goliath Financial Tim. This has to be one of the best written books I have read the style of writing is clear and concise not overly complex or long winded as

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Im Draper Theranos sold shares in a fundraising round that valued the company at 9 billion putting Holmess worth at an estimated 47 billion There was just one problem the technology didnt workFor years Holmes had been misleading investors FDA officials and her own employees When Carreyrou working at the Wall Street Journal got a tip from a former Theranos employee and started asking uestions both Carreyrou and the Journal were threatened with lawsuits Undaunted the newspaper ran the first of dozens of Theranos articles in late 2015 By early 2017 the companys value was zero and Holmes faced potential legal action from the government and her investorsIn Bad Blood John Carreyrou tells the story of Theranos and encourages us to consider the. At a time when trust in media is at an all time low in the US this book reminds us why investigative journalism is still needed to help

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Winner of the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award 2018 You will not want to put this riveting masterfully reported book down No matter how bad you think the Theranos story was youll learn that the reality was actually far worse Bethany McLean bestselling coauthor of The Smartest Guys in the Room and All the Devils Are Here A New York Times bestseller to be adapted into a film with Jennifer Lawrence to star In 2014 Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes was widely seen as the female Steve Jobs a brilliant Stanford dropout whose startup unicorn promised to revolutionize the medical industry with a machine that would make blood tests significantly faster and easier Backed by investors such as Larry Ellison and T. This book is hard to believe I don t mean that I don t believe the story I mean it s just so so difficult to believe that so many smart