Nick Karnaze (USNA ’04) is the Founder of Stubble & Stache, an online retailer of men’s grooming products. From hydrating your handsome face to reducing beard itch, their award-winning skincare products answer your grooming needs regardless of facial hair length, complexion or skin type.
Prior to starting Stubble & Stache, Nick served over seven years as an officer in the United States Marine Corps. First as an intelligence officer, then in 2007 joining the Corps’ newly formed elite special operations unit: MARSOC aka the Marine Raiders. He was a member of the 2nd Raider Battalion until leaving the Marine Corps in late 2011.
In this episode, Nick and I discuss:
- His story about creating the company in honor of a friend he lost in combat
- His flagship product that helps people who have an itchy beard
- How he got his first customers and the story behind his breakthrough moment
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Special thanks to Nick for joining me this week. Until next time!
-Scott Mackes, USNA ’01