On the surface, she was the billionaire founder and CEO of a startup that promised to change the world, but behind the scenes, Elizabeth Holmes was not at all what she seemed. Holmes’ company Theranos claimed their revolutionary technology would allow them to run hundreds of tests on just a few drops of blood. If true, this development could change the face of healthcare as we know it. However, when the technology didn’t live up to Holmes’ promises, the young CEO sank deeper and deeper into a sea of lies. So how did she build a billion dollar company on a technology that never worked as advertised? Read on and see how Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos scammed some of the world’s smartest and wealthiest people.