New look inside Theranos’ dysfunctional corporate culture. 

“Elizabeth Holmes dropped out of Stanford and founded Theranos in 2003. The company imploded in 2015 after it was revealed that it had misrepresented its blood-testing technology. The SEC charged Holmes with fraud, stripped her of her controlling stake in the company, fined her $500,000, and barred her from being an officer or director of a public company for 10 years.” learn more

Why do some teams win? 

Steve Blank, who teaches at Stanford, Berkeley and Columbia, writes about why some startups win – clearly defined missions. He writes about his experience creating a departmental mission statement to guide his team so they knew, “why they came to work, what they needed to do while they were at work, and how they would know they had succeeded.” learn more