Lying their way to the top
The founder of health-tech company Theranos is now on trial for fraud in the US. Her story has interesting parallels with that of another start-up originator, raised in Durban, who was convicted of this crime
Arguably one of the biggest trials to rock Silicon Valley got under way this month, with US prosecutors alleging that Elizabeth Holmes, founder of health-tech company Theranos, "lied and cheated" for fame and money.
But it’s by no means the first such case of suspected fraud in the start-up world...