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Jewel Burks Solomon launched Partpic, a startup that makes it easier to find industrial parts, in 2013, after she’d fielded one too many angry customer calls at a previous job. Soon, it was Amazon on the phone—with an acquisition offer.
PRIME MOVER Solomon sold Atlanta-based Partpic to Amazon for an undisclosed amount in 2016.

Where did the idea for Partpic come from?

I started my career at Google in California, but after a couple of years there, I decided to move closer to home, to Atlanta. I got a job at McMaster-Carr,

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