The Dropout

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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...Show More


45:27 | Jan 23rd, 2019

On the premiere episode of The Dropout, you'll meet a young Elizabeth Holmes. Convinced of her own destiny even as a young child, she would come to drop out of Stanford in her late teens, intending to...Show More
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sarah recommended:

This whole show was incredible!! Such a terrifying, infuriating and addicting podcast.

42:42 | Feb 13th, 2019

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 Thera...Show More
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aliceko recommended:

Thank god for Tyler for standing up to his powerful grandfather and family. This story shocks me more and more w/ each episode. Showcases th...Show More

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38:31 | Jan 30th, 2019

Elizabeth brings on an unexpected character as her right-hand man at Theranos and it turns out they are hiding a big secret. They strike a monumental deal with Walgreens that could potentially put mil...Show More
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kimwaudio recommended:

I’m speechless and heartbroken! If you aren’t familiar with the details of this Theranos progression and Elizabeth Holmes investigation, I ...Show More

40:40 | Feb 20th, 2019

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...Show More
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mm recommended:

Another great episode exploring the downfall of Theranos. Also interesting that the Vanity Fair article of Holmes' final days at Theranos wa...Show More

41:38 | Feb 6th, 2019

Elizabeth becomes a celebrity as Theranos breaks out of stealth mode and onto the main stage. The media can't get enough, and neither can many investors as Theranos Wellness Centers start popping up a...Show More
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kyotea recommended:

Fantastic episode & podcast regarding the Theranos scandal. Thanks @mm for recommending this podcast & introducing me to Podyssey! Loving it...Show More

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