WE BELIEVE IN SMART CITY WE BELIEVE IN CIRCULARITY WE DELIVER THE SOLUTIONS WE DELIVER THE FUTURE!

What is CROWD

Creators of the Outside World is a young and innovative group of companies that is involved in designing the public space. CROWD aims to make a conscious contribution to the living environment of people with developing products by their companies VelopA, Cyclepods and IJslander.

Mission

Encourage people to go outside

Vision

Be the leading group on circularity and smart solutions in the Street furniture and Cycle infrastructure market across Western Europe by 2023

CROWD is owned by CONVENT CAPITAL

WHO ARE WE?

The companies of CROWD.

Key group statistics

15
Countries operating in
4
Office locations (Belguim, The Netherlands, Germany, UK)
28
Annual revenue (€M)
106
Total employees

Our Solutions

The Products and services we deliver by our companies are developed with years of experience, market insights, ground breaking technology and design thinking

Our Team

Professional "Real world" experience in the markets we serve ensure we can lead all companies forward and Up!

Who are the people?

Meet the Board

Examples of our group companies client base

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Our clients range from local government, contractors, education, public transport authorities, and B2B companies. This diverse customer base ensures stability in revenue streams along with minimal financial risk.

Examples of our group partners

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Our partners shown are a mixture of distributors along with strategic alliances. Through this network we span the globe!

Our Strategy

We believe in simplicity, this is reflected by our 4 strategic pillars as listed below

Smart City & Urbanisation

We are committed in every way for Smart Cities; urban environments where some key trends and developments become one, in functionality, technology and sustainability.

Key elements
  • Smart products with sensors
  • Data driven solutions
  • Improved safety
  • Connectivity
  • Proven ROI
  • Sustainable and efficient solutions

Circular economy

We believe in the circular economy and the lasting effects, positive and negative, that our products have on the environment. We are fully committed and this can be seen through all our group companies via various products, business models and purchase plans.

Key elements
  • Design for Re-use
  • Upcycling of materials
  • Circular business models
  • Local production
  • Zero carbon foot print
  • Leasing vs Capital
  • Refurbish

Design thinking

Design thinking is a method for the practical, creative resolution of problems using the strategies designers use during the process of designing. We apply this method not just in the area of design but in all aspects of business throughout our group.

Key elements
  • Simplify offering
  • Products that are a portal to services and recurring revenue
  • Create new markets
  • Creative sourcing
  • High-end market leader
  • Innovative designs (patented)

Buy and Build

In accordance with our Vision, we have ambitious plans for growth. We are actively seeking companies that could strategically add value not just in revenue and EBIDTA, but also via the below key elements.

Key elements
      • Geographic coverage
      • Complimentary- product range
      • Strategic value
      • Synergies within – business models
      • Circular values

Products and Projects

A small selection of delivered projects and various company products

Contact

We'd really love to hear from you so why not drop us an email and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.

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