"She is the founder and CEO of Theranos, a Silicon Valley company with a $9 billion valuation that has developed an inexpensive, comprehensive blood test using a simple pinprick. At age 31, she owns more than half of the company, making her America's youngest female self-made billionaire."

"The Theranos board boasts not one but two former U.S. Secretaries of State: George Shultz and Henry Kissinger. And Shultz made headlines last week when he revealed Theranos is seeking FDA approval for an early-detection Ebola test."

"But what stands out about Holmes and her company–above and beyond their recent spate of publicity–is the significant scope of their mission, and the lengths to which Holmes has gone to achieve it."

From +Inc.: http://ow.ly/KBCZZ

How Elizabeth Holmes Became America’s New Entrepreneurial Icon
She represents the part of entrepreneurship that is long-term dedication, when nobody’s watching.

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