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A Lesson for Nonprofits: The Rise and Fall of Elizabeth Holmes and Thernos

May 21, 2020 | Season 3

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Elizabeth Holmes built a billion dollar biotech health business in Silicon Valley, but the board, investors, employees, and the public were all mislead. Lessons learned from the handling of her company, Theranos, can be applied to nonprofits and the care of grants. Take a listen to learn what not to do within your own organization. The study of Holmes and Theranos is a case study in fraud, misdeeds, and taking the phrase “fake it ’till you make it” way too far.

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