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Type of site
|Social networking service|
Ryze.com is a social networking service designed to link business professionals, particularly new entrepreneurs. The site claims to have over 500,000 members in 200 countries, with over 1,000 external organizations hosting sub-networks on the site. Founded in early 2001 by Adrian Scott, it was one of the first of a new generation of social networking services, and was a heavy influence on Friendster, founded by early Ryze member Jonathan Abrams in 2003. Ken Berger was the first external member of Ryze, joining in June 2001.
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