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Founded2011; 10 years ago (2011)
Key people
  • Reggie Renner (CEO)
  • Mike Langin (CTO)
  • Brian White (COO)
  • Pete Schieke (CCO)
  • Joe Bossone (CFO)
ProductsContextual advertising
  • Looper.com
  • NickiSwift.com
  • Grunge.com
  • TheList.com
  • Mashed.com
  • SVG.com

ZergNet or 7hops.com, Inc.,[1] is an Internet company established in 2011 based in Indianapolis that describes itself as a "content recommendation" (more commonly known as contextual advertising) company.[2][3]

The company's investors include Mark Cuban and Greycroft Partners.[4][3]

Owned or associated websites[edit]

ZergNet also owns and promotes entertainment websites which include:[1]

  • Looper.com – Film, television, and video game news
  • NickiSwift.com – Celebrity gossip
  • Grunge.com – History, entertainment, science, and sports
  • TheList.com – Women's lifestyle
  • Mashed.com – Food discussion
  • SVG.com – video game news and discussion

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Amended Interim Designation of Agent to Receive Notification of Claimed Infringement [7hops.com, Inc.]" (PDF). Copyright.gov. U.S. Copyright Office. July 15, 2016. Alternative Name(s) of Service Provider (including all names under which the service provider is doing business): ZergNet, ZergNet.com, Looper.com, Grunge.com, NickiSwift.com, Thelist.com, Static.com, Mashed.com
  2. ^ Chapman, Lizette. "ZergNet Scores $3.2 Million to Build 'Pinterest for Content'". WSJ. Retrieved 2016-05-25.
  3. ^ a b "Greycroft Partners places bet on ZergNet, a content recommendation firm that's not in advertising – New York Business Journal". New York Business Journal. Retrieved 2016-05-25.
  4. ^ "Q&A: Mark Cuban Talks Indy Startup ZergNet". Indianapolis Monthly. 2013-10-01. Retrieved 2016-05-25.

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