UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
FORM 3
INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person
   Wise Partners, L.P. 
   c/o Peter M. Ziemba
   Graubard Mollen & Miller
   600 Third Avenue
   New York, NY  10016
   USA
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
   June 30, 1998
3. IRS or Social Security Number of Reporting Person (Voluntary)
   
4. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
   Individual Investor Group, Inc.
   INDI
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)
   ( ) Director  (X) 10% Owner  ( ) Officer (give title below) ( ) Other
   (specify below)
   
6. If Amendment, Date of Original (Month/Day/Year)
   
7. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
   (X) Form filed by One Reporting Person
   ( ) Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Table I -- Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned | ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________| 1. Title of Security |2. Amount of |3. Ownership |4. Nature of Indirect | | Securities | Form: | Beneficial Ownership | | Beneficially | Direct(D) or | | | Owned | Indirect(I) | | ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________| Common Stock |1,781,133 |D |N/A | - -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------| ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________| ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Table II -- Derivative Securitites Beneficially Owned | ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________| 1.Title of Derivative |2.Date Exer- |3.Title and Amount | |4. Conver-|5. Owner- |6. Nature of Indirect | Security | cisable and | of Underlying | |sion or |ship | Beneficial Ownership | | Expiration | Securities | |exercise |Form of | | | Date(Month/ |-----------------------|---------|price of |Deriv- | | | Day/Year) | |Amount |deri- |ative | | | Date | Expira- | |or |vative |Security: | | | Exer- | tion | Title |Number of|Security |Direct(D) or | | | cisable | Date | |Shares | |Indirect(I) | | ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________| ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________|
Explanation of Responses: SIGNATURE OF REPORTING PERSON /s/ Jonathan L. Steinberg, General Partner DATE June 30, 1998