[Abstract] when Holmes was 19 years old, he founded Theranos, which has been valued at $9 billion.
Tencent technology Ji Zhenyu October 19th Silicon Valley report
is 31 years old, worth nearly $5 billion last year to become the Forbes female billionaires list the youngest one, blonde Elizabeth Holmes (Elizabeth Holmes) is the minds of countless people perfect Silicon Valley "entrepreneurial goddess": she was 19 years old from Stanford University dropout founded the company Theranos in blood test has received many a total of more than $400 million round of financing, valuation has reached $9 billion.
the company known as the subversion of the traditional blood test, only a few drops of blood can be completed up to 240 medical examination in professional medical laboratory, from cholesterol to almost all cancer can be detected.
Theranos slogan is to say goodbye to the terrible needle and blood collection tube". However, recently, the "Wall Street journal" in a Theranos survey of long, has led to more questions about the eyes, the number of Theranos employees before the interview, "the Wall Street journal" reveals the company’s claim of examination results and regular blood tests results are not accurate, and it can only check the number only as of 15, far less than the 240 check, they claimed that in addition, the company also has a series of not submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration filing a series of violations.
latest news: the company has been under investigation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and other regulatory agencies, at present only a test by the agency approved the use of medical equipment and has not been approved by the food and drug administration.
the valuation of nearly ten billion U.S. star Silicon Valley startups, seems to fade away all the aura, the so-called open innovation model, to subvert the traditional slogan also instantly become empty, maybe no one will deny Holmes’s idea is a good idea, after all the blood medical testing market was $75 billion per year the giant, but the "Silicon Valley venture goddess", has yet to find the right way and path.
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‘s 31 year old Holmes is a young, multi gold, workaholic, and according to herself, she doesn’t even have a television in her home until she gets up early in the morning and goes to bed at night.
looks beautiful, but her manners are manly, she has a deep voice, speaking in public, always dressed in a black turtleneck and black trousers, the habit of leaning forward, elbows on his knees, perhaps she grew up in Texas with Houston young, in the "cowboy the country has no place, weak.
because of family reasons, Holmes early exposure to medicine, her great great grandfather, is a