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Who is Elizabeth Holmes and why talk at this time the whole world about her?
TV Does the name Elizabeth Holmes (35) ring a bell? Since she is the subject of a new controversial HBO documentary ‘The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley " its name as a running hour on social media. She was known as the new topvrouw of Silicon Valley, with her own company, Theranos, a revolutionary and cheap blood tests developed with only one drop of blood was needed for the many anomalies to the test. But now it turns out her entire empire set up game.

“She is the new Steve Jobs!” - Until recently, it was the name of Elizabeth Holmes warm welcome in Silicon Valley, the mecca for technology companies in California. She founded the startup Theranos, a company that revolutionary blood tests developed with only one drop of blood was needed for the many disorders or abnormalities to testing.

In 2015, the company was still more than $ 10 billion worth. It was expected that a revolution in the medical sector would provide. According to the documentary was the reality, however, is completely different in each other, Elizabeth had everything with each other, lied to attract investors. The technology of hair testing has not worked. Against Elizabeth runs now a criminal case of the American beurswaakhond SEC for misleading investors. Today, the company is not worth more.


The rise and fall Holmes holds the world since the broadcast of the documentary a few days ago in the ban. On Twitter, she was in no time trending topic . Her method speaks to the imagination: sneaky romances in the workplace to there advantage, on endlessly lie and deceive, even to the forging of her own voice, out of greed for money.

Elizabeth was barely 19 years old when she the university of Stanford left her company. The investors make it even more amazing: Elizabeth knew including big names like former president Bill Clinton, two former Secretary of States Henry Kissinger and George Shultz, and current secretary of education Betsy DeVos to convince to invest money.


Holmes managed to work up the “youngest self-made billionaire”. Something they've always wanted, because when her parents and her as a child asked what she wanted to be, was a “billionaire” invariably her answer. “The president is going with me want to get married because I am so rich go”, they said.

And to achieve that, she went far. She so wanted to be in the elite of Silicon Valley, be counted, that they are just like Steve Jobs dressed, with black sweaters with a high col. A lot of investors also indicated that they were convinced to deposit money, then they have Holmes in it really met, thanks to her sultry deep voice. A clever trick, as it turned out. “Elizabeth had a much more natural sounding female voice a number of octaves higher”, an old colleague from the cloths.

The makers of the much talked about documentary have more than 100 hours of video material viewed to the shocking story of Elizabeth Holmes to put together, including several personal interviews with Holmes in which she made her characteristic voice. Holmes himself has never responded or commented.

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