Biznik was an award-winning networking site for independent business people and entrepreneurs. Founded 2005, Biznik was one of the first online communities that blended online interaction with real world face-to-face events, and has been a community to over 115,000 “indie businesses” for close to a decade. On 01/01/15 the site was shut down.

Biznik won an international Webby Award in 2008 for social networking and was featured in reports by Forbes magazine, National Public Radio, the Wall Street Journal, Entrepreneur magazine, among others. Biznik was showcased in New York Times bestselling author, John Jantsch’s The Referral Engine (Portfolio 2010).

A handful of resources…

Biznik’s Story (and what went wrong.)

Tour of Biznik

Selection of screenshots of the site

The Biznik Manifesto

The Biznik Way

Business Networking That Doesn't Suck