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The Dropout
Money. Romance. Tragedy. Deception. The story of Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos is an unbelievable tale of ambition and fame gone terribly wrong. How did the world's youngest self-made female billionaire lose it all in the blink of an eye? How did the woman once heralded as "the next Steve Jobs" find herself facing criminal charges -- to which she pleaded not guilty -- and up to 20 years in jail? How did her technology, meant to revolutionize healthcare, potentially put millions of patients at risk? And how did so many smart people get it so wrong along the way? ABC News chief business,...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.6 stars from 14,413 ratings
Critical exposure
I read people this Holmes shouldn’t be given the time of day but I think it’s absolutely critical that this deception is exposed and people know exactly why it’s fraud. Hopefully people will learn more and act more cautiously. Also loved the psychologists description of her when someone excels...Read full review »
Kbe10103 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/22/19
Great story with in-depth reporting. Can’t wait to see if the Spy-gate story of 2016 election or the corrupt Clinton foundation ever gets touched by these hard-hitting journalists. I hear similar excuses from Elizabeth and Hillary; “mistakes were made...”
jtdinVT via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/22/19
Very Jarring Commercials
Feels like a very wonderfully done podcast, very professional, very knowledgeable and wonderful interviews. Then the commercials are these cheeses car-salesmanesque voices and it’s very jarring and disruptive to the program. They sound like an absolute joke at first “SAVE MONEY ON THINGS YOU WERE...Read full review »
Katastrophe-CR via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/20/19
Recent Episodes
As Elizabeth Holmes awaits a criminal trial, how is she spending her days? A former employee who had a chance encounter tells us some surprising new details about just that, while an old classmate emerges to share some insight into her past. Plus former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of...
Published 02/27/19
Elizabeth Holmes, once the darling of Silicon Valley, is under a different kind of spotlight. Now under investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission, she is forced to answer tough questions under oath. The claims that Elizabeth had been repeating over and over again to the public,...
Published 02/20/19
With Theranos technology now being used by real customers, many employees are at a breaking point. They are horrified by what they believe to be widespread deception and dangerous practices, but Theranos has implemented increasingly extreme measures to stop them from speaking out. As the threat...
Published 02/13/19
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