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Type of site
Social networking service
Founder(s)Adrian Scott

Ryze is a social networking service established in 2001 by Adrian Scott. The platform caters to business professionals, offering networking and professional connections.[1][2][3]

Ryze contributed to the development of subsequent social networking services such as Friendster, founded by Jonathan Abrams in 2003.


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  2. ^ Tedeschi, Bob (February 9, 2004). "E-COMMERCE REPORT; Social Networks: Will Users Pay To Get Friends?". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved June 6, 2024.
  3. ^ Hopkins, Jim (December 9, 2003). "Investors court social-networking sites". usatoday30.usatoday.com. Retrieved June 6, 2024.