"YOU NEVER WANT TO WASTE A CRISIS."
Nicholas “Nick” James Stone is a native of Melbourne, Australia, who moved to New York City in 2010. He is the founder & CEO of Bluestone Lane, the fastest growing premium café brand and specialty roaster in the United States, with 53+ locations across 9 markets (NY, LA, SF, DC, NJ, PA, MA, Cayman Islands & Toronto CDN). Headquartered in New York City, Bluestone Lane is influenced by Australian independent coffee culture and is committed to
providing elevated café experiences focused on human connection.
Prior to founding Bluestone Lane, Nick spent 11 years in corporate finance and advisory in Australia, New York and London, after beginning his career as a professional AFL footballer for 6 seasons following selection in the 1999 AFL National Draft.