past three years
In 2015, Theranos startup was considered one of the most successful in the world. His estimated value reached $ 9 billion, and the fortune of his 22-year-old founder Elizabeth Holmes was estimated at $ 4.5 billion.
However, the project soon burst like a soap bubble. Millions of investments by investors evaporated, the company’s shares depreciated, and Holmes was accused of fraud.
Theranos rapid blood test system has been nicknamed the big scam of our time.
Why this happened, knows American journalist John Kerreiro. He conducted more than 150 interviews with former startup employees and wrote the book “Bad Blood. Secrets and lies of Silicon Valley startup. Continue reading
Both men and women can make annoying mistakes in managing personal finances. And yet there are mistakes that are peculiar primarily to women.
Small goals prevail over large ones
The small “joys of life” in the female mind often outweigh the really important financial goals. When drawing up a personal financial plan, it happens that the client has a high income, but there are not enough free funds to achieve the desired financial goals. And even after tax, investment, credit optimization, the set goals are still impossible to achieve in the desired time and in full. We have to resort to a thorough analysis of expenses – this is where it turns out what a lot of money a woman spends on the “interface” (clothes, cosmetics, procedures, etc.). Continue reading
How and in what are young people who grew up in the digital age ready to invest
Without irony, a woman who seeks to change the world of financial services gives us an interview in a conference room named after her by Warren Buffet, who does not trust new technologies. She lists applications that have changed the way she communicates with the world for her generation: Uber for transport, Tinder for dates, and even Washio for laundry and dry cleaning. “By pressing the buttons on our phones, we can do whatever we need when we feel comfortable,” says a thirty-year-old New Yorker with a name more suitable for an eighty-year-old baroness. Continue reading