Friday, December 12, 2014

DLL Storify of NewME Accelerator's Twitter Chat with Jewel Burks on Friday 12/12/14

Last update:  Monday 8/10/15
NewME Accelerator hosts a regular series of Twitter chats with founders of startup firms. This week's guest was Jewel Burks ... @jewelmelanie ... Co-founder and CEO of PartPic ... using hashtag = #founderchat
Note from PartPic's Website -- "PartPic provides a simple way to find and order parts using images, which is a relief when the name or part number is unknown. Our proprietary technology can be the power that aids your customer service representatives in the sell process." 
PartPic's winning presentation at Disrupt 2014 (September) was featured in a TechCrunch article ... PartPic was also featured in an extended video interview with The Verge Small Empires (October 2014) that includes an on-site inteview with one of PartPic's first customers. In August 2015 PartPic was invited to pitch its services to President Obama as part of the first White House Demo Day.

Ms. Burks attended Howard University where she majored in marketing  ... Storyfies of other #DiversityInTech events are listed in the DLL's Archives