Morgan Stanley
  • Access & Opportunity Podcast
  • Dec 5, 2019

Confessions of an Early Exit

hosted by Carla Harris
with Jewel Burks Solomon, founder of Partpic

Jewel Burks Solomon, founder of Partpic, on the challenges of selling her company to Amazon and what others can learn from her experience.

In this episode, Carla Harris talks with Jewel Burks Solomon, the founder of Partpic, a startup designed to streamline the purchase of maintenance and repair parts using computer vision. In 2016 Jewel sold her company to Amazon for an undisclosed amount. But as you’ll hear, Jewel’s exit experience was far from a walk in the park. Jewel tells us why she left Silicon Valley to start a company in Atlanta, how she navigated the investing landscape, and what hindsight has taught her. Jewel’s candid explanation of the troubles she faced provide a valuable insight into the less-discussed downsides of the entrepreneur’s journey.

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