Don’t get me wrong – I love a good novel. But when it comes to stand-out characters, intrigue, devious behaviour and media adulation, it’s hard to go past the real life stories of Elizabeth Holmes and, more recently, Sam Bankman-Fried – fallen entrepreneurial wunderkinds.
When Theranos, the blood-testing company that Liz Holmes had established in her twenties, blew up, there was multiple media coverage of the event.
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