publication date: Saturday, June 25, 2016 (part of Summer 2016)

category: Business

clue: This businesswoman took a bloody path from broke to billions and back.

explanation: Holmes founded Theranos, a blood testing company that made her a billionaire. In 2016, Forbes estimated her net worth at "zero" after controversy over the tests' reliability drastically reduced the company's valuation. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, and Richard Slominsky


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