LinkExchange was a popular internet advertising cooperative, similar in function to a webring, originally known as Internet Link Exchange or ILE.It was founded in March 1996 by 23-year-old Harvard graduates Tony Hsieh (who later went on to found Zappos) and Sanjay Madan. Ali Partovi later joined them as a third partner.[citation needed] In November 1996, when the company consisted of about 10 people, it moved from Hsieh's and Madan's living room to an office in San Francisco. In May 1997, the company received US$3 million in funding from Sequoia Capital.At its peak, the LinkExchange Banner Network reached over half of Internet-enabled households every month, according to Media Metrix.
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