9 Of The Top Black Tech Founders In 2019 With $2 Billion In Combined Aggregate Valuations

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Jewel Burks Solomon is an advocate for representation and access in the technology industry. As co-founder of Partpic, a startup designed to streamline the purchase of maintenance and repair parts using computer vision, Jewel and her team built groundbreaking technology poised to change the way people everywhere locate products. | Image: Anita Sanikop

Jewel Burks, Partpic

Jewel Burks Solomon co-founded Partpic, a startup designed to streamline the purchase of parts. Her groundbreaking computer vision technology helped change how people locate products. Partpic raised more than $2 million in seed funding from investors including AOL co-founder Steve Case and Comcast Ventures. Partpic’s software has been integrated in mobile apps and websites of large parts distributors and retailers. It was acquired by Amazon in late 2016 and the technology now powers visual search for replacement parts in the Amazon Mobile Shopping app. 

Burks Solomon advocates for representation and access in the technology industry, mentoring startup founders and angel investing. 


Listen to GHOGH with Jamarlin Martin | Episode 43: Jewel Burks
Partpic founder and CEO Jewel Burks discusses how she developed an idea to streamline the purchase, repair and maintenance of parts. Partpic was acquired by Amazon in 2018.