Ex-Maker Studios CEO Zappin sees $5 billion valuation for new venture

Two years after his messy departure from Maker Studios, the YouTube network he co-founded, Internet entrepreneur Danny Zappin has big plans for his newest venture, Zealot Networks. Zappin says he expects the digital media company, which announced the purchase of viral content website ViralNova on Thursday, to be worth at least $5 billion in about two years. Zealot, founded in August 2014, helps digital media startups connect with media companies, brands and advertisers.

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