NSThe first phase of the trial of notorious Theranos Foundation, Elizabeth Holmes, began Tuesday, with jury selection in a court in San Jose, California.
The former healthcare tech promise has been charged with six counts of fraud related to medical startup Theranos, which was founded in 2003.
Holmes [na imagem acima, em maio deste ano], who was the first and youngest woman to have a fortune of one billion euros, faces up to 20 years in prison. Now she’s 37, and she’s banned from the healthcare industry.
Remember, the company has promised to revolutionize the field of blood testing, ensuring it has diagnostic technology that can perform detailed analyzes in minutes with just a few drops of blood.
After several million investments, political partnerships, and glorified reporting over 11 years, an investigation in the Wall Street Journal in October 2015 cast the doubts needed to lift the rug. The most promising technology, after all, did not exist.
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