Erika Cheung, who helped bring the fraud at Theranos to the attention of regulators, discusses her current role as an advisor at Hong Kong accelerator Betatron and the challenges faced by women entrepreneurs
Q: What do you see as your most important contribution at Betatron? A: I have worked in an operational role in start-ups, from very small companies with five or six people, to Theranos at a time when...
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