Founded in 2000 by Dr. Anselm Franz and Dipl.-Eng. Stefan Kruschel, Veloform developed the bboxx mobile rooms and towers in 2004. The versatile room systems have proven to be a successful solution in some 2,500 applications, and have become a hallmark of Berlin.
In its opening year, the international success of the Velotaxi CityCruiser turned Veloform practically over night from a local Berlin cult-company into an enterprise selling its products all over the world. Since 2017, Anselm Franz is the sole Managing Director of Veloform.
The Veloform Media-Team is extremely flexible and enthusiastic. Julia Jenzsch is responsible for the office management, while Office Manager Stefanie Lange is currently on parental leave. Julia supports the management and the production team. The technical team, coordinated by Maik Pannicke, manages assembly and delivery processes thoughout Europe. Karina Ostmann is in charge of sales and project development.
The Veloform Team
Veloform History from 2000 until today
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The first product by Veloform is rolling on the streets of Berlin: the CityCruiser
The CityCruiser 1 was created in Berlin and for Berlin. It will be called differently and is present in many locations all over the world. It is called trixi in Barcelona, Veloleo in Milan, HappyMooves in France, ecovelo in Portugal, EcoCab in Toronto, or Bicitaxi in New York. In Germany everybody calls it "Velotaxi".
The serial production of the CityCruiser 1 begins
Veloform upgrades to serial production of the Velotaxi CityCruiser. After two years, the design-rickshaws became an icon internationally and revolutionarized the image of the cycle rickshaw. geworden.
Veloform brings out its brandnew product bboxx mobile room systems.
A new innovation conquers German cities: the bboxx, a round, mobile, flexible sales and exhibition stand.
Veloform develops CityCruiser 2 and DeliveryCruiser
CityCruiser 2 and DeliveryCruiser are the new Velotaxi-vehicle generation, responding to the needs of a growing international network of Velotaxi operators.
CityCruiser-Flotten sind in 38 Ländern unterwegs.
Veloform has sold 900 CityCruisers to 67 cities located in 38 different countries, such as Barcelona, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Vienna, New York, Milan and Rome.
Veloform designs and builds stations for the rental bike system of the Deutsche Bahn
For Call a Bike, the rental bikes operated by Deutsche Bahn, Veloform designs and manufactures a system of parking stations.
The versatile promotion trailer xBob comes out
Veloform develops the xBob, a flexible sampling and promotion trailer for electromobiles, such as Velotaxi, elmoto, among others. The x in xBob can stand for IceBob, InfoBob, MediaBob or SoccerBob. It can reach even the most frequented spots.
Veloforms bboxx Event Tower mit Aussicht
Veloforms mobile event towers always attract a lot of attention at outdoor events and exhibitions. The bboxx Event Tower top level can be a striking look-out. The ground level can be open and provides highly visible interactive space. All these features are complemented by 40-square meters of advertising surface.
Veloform re-invents the bboxx in bboxx SYSTEM lightweight version
bboxx SYSTEM is the lightweight, modular construction technique developed by Veloform. These bboxxes can also be realized in oval or rectangular shape, and they fit in halls or on rooftops.
Meanwhile, 1,400 CityCruisers are operating in 81 cities and in 47 countries.
The eVelotaxi comes out
Veloform develops and produced the das eVelotaxi with 100% electric propulsion - without pedals.
Veloform develops the open bboxx Cabrio in lightweight construction
bboxx Cabrio is an open sales counter. The lightweight version of the bboxx was integrated in the shop furniture used by brands such as Ben & Jerry's and Subway.
Veloform launches the CargoCruiser for emission-free, urban delivery culture
The Velotaxi CargoCruiser enlarges the Velotaxi vehicle palette: an emission-free mobility solution for the contemporary, urban delivery industry.
1,800 Veloform vehicles are circulating in 120 cities and 53 countries.
The bboxx Hoteltower serial production begins
The bboxx Hoteltower with two floors for living and sleeping, and a private roof terrace, provides a unique accomodation experience.
Veloform sets up bboxx Hotels and Hostels
Veloform starts realizing bboxx Hoteltower locations with partners from the hotel and tourism industry.
Veloform focusses on the bboxx development and production
Veloform sells the Velotaxi trademark rights to BAYK AG, in order to concentrate on the bboxx development and production.
Veloform's bboxx Guard house wins tender
The bboxx Guard house won a Europe-wide tender announced by the Berlin Police.
Veloform develops the bboxx LEDAdTower
The bboxx LEDAdTower is part of Veloforms DooH media. It provides outstanding space for Led-Ads, and a 360-degree advertising surface of its round base for your brand messages in high definition.
Veloform and slube GmbH launch the bboxx slube home
Veloform, in cooperation with slube GmbH, has developed a new Mini-Hotel. The bboxx „slube home“ is a fully furnished, comfortable room module. It is ideal to expand existing buildings such as hotels, camp sites, amusement parks. The bboxx slubes can also be combined to create an independent hotel or hostel at interesting destinations.