E62: Elizabeth Holmes verdict, fraud origins & takeaways, navigating "The Great Markdown" & more

0:00 Bestie intro and poker recap

3:14 Elizabeth Holmes verdict, origins of the fraud, breakdown of the Theranos promise

17:51 Lessons for founders and investors from the Theranos debacle, bad behavior a sign of the top

26:09 Implications of "The Great Markdown" on public and private markets, confusing FED decisions

45:56 Advice for founders on navigating a downturn

1:00:01 a16z's new mega funds; should they go public? How does that change partner dynamics?

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Referenced in the show:

https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-elizabeth-holmes-verdict-theranos-founder-is-guilty-on-four-of-11-charges-in-fraud-trial-11641255705

https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-58469882

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/04/technology/elizabeth-holmes-verdict.html

https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-theranos-fraud-elizabeth-holmes-convicted-trial-blood-testing-start-up-11641330471

https://www.businessinsider.com/bill-maris-explains-why-gv-didnt-invest-in-theranos-2015-10

https://www.skadden.com/insights/publications/2021/06/insights-the-delaware-edition/delaware-courts-expand-plaintiffs-rights

https://www.cnbc.com/2022/01/05/fed-minutes-december-2021.html

https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/T10YIE

http://www.paulgraham.com/aord.html

https://www.socialcapital.com/annual-letters/2019

https://medium.com/craft-ventures/the-burn-multiple-51a7e43cb200

https://www.statista.com/statistics/266206/googles-annual-global-revenue

https://techcrunch.com/2022/01/07/andreessen-horowitz-raises-9b-in-new-capital-for-venture-growth-bio-funds

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