Recently, in this global startup boom, Africa has contributed significantly to the rise many technological innovations. Among the numerous startups is Mudclo.com ; a video search engine founded by 19 year old Ghanaian; Gabriel Opare.
Mudclo is an impressive metasearch engine. This means that it efficiently collates results from many sources across the web. It is an online service that allows search and streaming of video content from multiple sources in one place. Imagine if you could type in a search query for a video on Youtube and automatically got results from other websites as well and streamed those videos without leaving Youtube. Well, no need to imagine anymore because that is what Mudclo does best.
The founder, Gabriel Opare is a University of Ghana second year student reading BSc Sociology and yet his deep appreciation for technology has made him take active interest in web and graphic design. His enterprise; Mudclo is among few video search engines in the world that do not serve as video hosting sites. The startup will face fierce competition from global stream-disabled engines like Jayhap and stream-enabled engines like Microsoft’s AOL Video.
The video search engine’s social media pages are actively engaging with a Twitter (@MudcloSearch) following of more than 13,000. It must be said emphatically that Mudclo is a breathtaking innovation of a teenager which showcases the inventiveness of the African continent; the newest Silicon Valley of the world. It will from hence be counted among the most promising startups in Africa as well as most webfluential video search engines in the world.