Speechagain takes grand prize at HIMSS start-up slam!

Speechagain, a Berlin-based digital speech therapy start-up for stutter treatment, won the top honor #1 in the start-up competition at the HIMSS Vienna Digital Health conference. HIMSS, the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, is the biggest digital health society in the world. Speechagain beat out 9 other finalist start-ups to take the crown.

The competition’s jury lauded the solution and its potential to impact tens of millions of patients globally. Rainer Herzog, Managing Director of HIMSS Europe, highlighted the solution’s proven clinical evidence as well as the depth and expertise of Speechagain’s medical and therapy teams. Bernhard Göbl, board member and General Manager of Healthcare at Deloitte highlighted the business model’s precise and consistent focus.


Speechagain Co-Founder Dr. Peter Langkafel with HIMMS Vienna Start-up Slam selection committee members: Rainer Herzog and Bernhard Göbl (left to right)


About Speechagain

Speechagain is a cloud-based self-administered digital speech therapy, built specifically for the world’s 85 million stutterers. Our patent-pending treatment combines Germany’s leading stutter treatment method with artificial intelligence and speech recognition analysis. With Speechagain’s digital stutter therapy, stutterers can now treat their stutter anytime and anywhere.



HIMSS is a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology (IT). HIMSS leads efforts to optimize health engagements and care outcomes using information technology. For more information: http://www.himss.org/