Archive: theranos


Angel Insider: Investing Lessons From the FTX Disaster

By Early Investing on November 29, 2022

The FTX disaster is still getting top billing in the financial press these days. The crypto exchange — which was backed by major venture capital (VC) investors — collapsed after news broke that founder Sam Bankman-Fried had been secretly moving customer money to his trading firm and blowing it on bad investments. Now thousands of FTX customers are terrified they won’t get their money back.  The bankrupt crypto exchange and its now disgraced founder are invoking…

Watch for Red Flags Around Boards of Investors

By Vin Narayanan on April 19, 2022

Those of you who follow me on Twitter (you can follow me @vinistic) know that I’m obsessed with Elon Musk’s bid to buy Twitter and take it private. In case you missed this story, here’s a quick timeline: April…

Mailbag: Learn From Venture Capital Investors’ Mistakes

By Early Investing on September 29, 2019

In this week’s Mailbag, the Early Investing team tackles startup investing tips and lessons learned from the WeWork IPO debacle.

Don’t Fall for Another Theranos

By Andy Gordon on February 4, 2019

There’s no excuse for investors not to do their due diligence. Especially in healthcare startups.