#49: Keith Nowak, CEO of Ten Thousand

Today I’m joined by Keith Nowak, CEO of Ten Thousand.

Ten Thousand is an athletic apparel brand for men.

In this episode, we talk about how Keith’s athletic background and experience working venture capital inspired him to start the company. His laser focus on building an industry-defining brand for guys. And how they’ve managed to grow quickly while also achieving profitability.

About Keith Nowak

Keith Nowak is the co-founder and CEO of the New York-based men’s activewear brand, Ten Thousand. Prior to launching Ten Thousand in early 2017, Keith spent three years leading Seed and Series A investing for a family office into over 50 companies across consumer, software, healthcare, and digital media, including early investments in Everlane, Warby Parker, and Classpass. Before that, Keith founded and co-founded a number of early-stage tech startups. Outside of the office, Keith is passionate about fitness and spends his time training for marathons and Ironman triathlons, or in a CrossFit box.

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