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The PillPack story fits the classic startup stereotype: young founders (one with a scraggly beard!), industrial chic office space in Somerville, Mass., and the drive to disrupt a dusty business — in this case, the neighborhood pharmacy.

And in June, the company hit the classic startup jackpot: an acquisition by Amazon for about $1 billion.

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