CoreVision announce acquisition of VeFund

CoreVision announce acquisition of VeFund

Saudi Arabian investment firm CoreVision announce the acquisition of VeFund, a pioneering platform at the forefront of startup evaluation and investor connections. This strategic partnership marks a significant milestone in CoreVision’s expansion into the startup community, enhancing its portfolio with AI-driven technologies.

Founded in 2023 by serial entrepreneur and AI expert Mohamed Gaber and his co-founder, Ahmed Magdy, VeFund has established itself as a leader in the startup investment sector through its pioneering AI evaluator. This technology is celebrated for seamlessly connecting startups with investors by providing crucial tools like an AI Survivability Index, valuation calculators, and extensive portfolio management solutions. Beyond these offerings, VeFund has played a pivotal role in assisting esteemed organizations such as CODE, Monshaat and the Saudi Development Bank (SDB), organising demo days, effectively sourcing and evaluating startups, and facilitating these entities in discovering and valuing promising startups, thus significantly enhancing the investment and development landscape for new ventures.

This acquisition by CoreVision not only solidifies VeFund’s position in the market but also introduces new opportunities for growth and development within the startup ecosystem. With this collaboration, CoreVision aims to leverage VeFund’s innovative AI technology to provide startups with the tools they need to thrive in a competitive landscape. 

As part of the acquisition, Faisal Al-Abdulsalam, angel investor, serial entrepreneur and Founder & CEO of CoreVision, will take the helm as CEO of VeFund, bringing a wealth of experience and a fresh perspective to the organization. With his accumulated experiences and investments across 80+ investments in various sectors. 

“We at CoreVision are not just investors, we see ourselves as ecosystem builders. As such, our vision is to transform VeFund into a secondary market for startups, offering a platform for investors to trade safe notes, which is essential in contributing to the vibrancy of the startup community here in Saudi Arabia,” said Faisal Al-Abdulsalam.

Mohamed Gaber, Co-founder of VeFund, who currently serves as the Founder and CEO of Velents, said: “I am excited about the future of VeFund and believe strongly that this transition will drive VeFund’s mission forward, fostering an environment of innovation and success for startups across the Middle East.”

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