Clipta Inc., a Web video search start-up, today announced that it has secured $500,000 in financing through Angel investment. In addition, Clipta also revealed today that it has successfully implemented the advanced self-learning deep Web crawler technology that will propel the company toward its goal of indexing one billion online videos worldwide by 2010.
Clipta.com has operated as one of the fastest growing worldwide video search provider since its first release in May of 2008. Over six months, Clipta's servers indexed approximately 35 million videos. Based on dramatic growth in online video and with the onset of Clipta's new deep crawling technology, Clipta expects to meaningfully index all searchable and available online videos.
With self-learning deep crawlers implemented in eight languages around the world, Clipta is already a leading global video search. Today, Clipta also has a complex multilingual conversion script and Web platform that offers the site to users in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Romanian, Chinese, Japanese and Ukrainian. The company plans to roll the site out in ten additional languages by the end of 2009. The new technology will combine with Clipta's already sophisticated tools and applications to offer users instant access to millions of the most relevant videos on the Internet through an innovative and unique platform.
Lenny Doubinski, President and Chief Executive Officer of , remarked:
"Clipta is a working model in the future of online video. This launch is the proud product of our powerful team of international engineers, and we are confident that it will help us reach our goal of indexing one billion online videos worldwide by 2010. As soon as we reach our goal, using Clipta's easy and efficient video search will be critical for anyone who wants to find something to watch online."
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