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Elizabeth Holmes, Theranos' founder, bought a Siberian husky to serve as the company's mascot as it was crumbling.

Elizabeth Holmes bought an un-potty trained Siberian husky as Theranos crumbled, and it was a poignant symbol of the messy situation

Balto, a Siberian husky, was meant to be a mascot for the company. He didn't exactly work out that way.
Investors put hundreds of millions in Theranos despite its lack of published science.

More than half of today’s unicorn health startups haven’t published any influential research — and some experts say that raises the ...

In a new study, an early Theranos whistle-blower and Stanford professor of medicine analyzes a cluster of $1 billion healthcare startups and finds very few are publishing high-impact papers.

The rise and fall of Theranos, the blood-testing startup that went from a rising star in Silicon Valley to facing fraud charges

Theranos and its CEO Elizabeth Holmes was featured on the cover of business magazines. Then questions arose about how the blood tests worked.
Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes had a right-hand man who stayed mainly out of the headlines.

The mysterious story of former Theranos president Sunny Balwani, who former employees saw as an ‘enforcer’ and now faces criminal charges ...

Not much is known about Balwani, who Wall Street Journal reporter John Carreyrou found was in a romantic relationship with Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes during his time at the company.

The 25 most valuable American startups that died last year

Even well-established private companies are at constant risk of failure, as evidenced by some of the startups that went out of business in 2018.

Bill Gates reveals his 5 favorite books he read in the past year

Bill Gates' favorite books of the year include two books on meditation and an exploration of autonomous weapons.

12 startups that failed this year and took $1.4 billion in VC funding with them

Theranos was by the far the biggest startup to close in 2018, but it wasn't the only one. See what other startups failed in the realm of robotics, smart suitcases, and developer software.
Elizabeth Holmes, founder and CEO of Theranos, speaks with Jonathan Krim, global technology editor at the Wall Street Journal, at the Wall Street Journal Digital Live (WSJDLive) conference at the Montage hotel in Laguna Beach, California, October 21, 2015.

A former Apple employee inspired Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes’ change from ‘frumpy accountant’ to her signature Steve Jobs-style bl...

In John Carreyrou's new book, "Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup," he recounts employee testaments about what inspired Elizabeth Holmes' famous and iconic outfit.
Elizabeth Holmes speaking at TedMed

The reporter who broke the Theranos saga wide open pinpoints the moment he knew he had a big story on his hands

John Carreyrou, the Wall Street Journal reporter who revealed problems with the blood-testing startup Theranos' technology, describes the moment he knew he had an opening into uncovering the story.

Theranos is about to shut down for good

The scandal-plagued blood-testing company has been on the ropes for years, mired in controversy over what was once seen as a breakthrough lab-testing product that was poised to disrupt the legacy health care industry.