Silicon Investor was launched on August 8, 1995 (the day before Netscape’s IPO). The first true community on the World Wide Web, early-adopters quickly immigrated from AOL, Compuserve, and Prodigy. In late 1996 SI accounted for more than 5% of all pages in the Alta Vista search engine (way before Google existed!)
Since then, 89,650 registered members have posted 30,638,110 public messages. Each of these messages is available either by browsing the topic-specifc Subject message boards, or by using the Advanced Search feature available to Registered Members.