The leading start-up accelerator in the region

We are Gipfelsprint

Gipfelsprint is the leading regional start-up accelerator. We offer start-ups the necessary infrastructure and support the sprint from the finished prototype to market entry through individual coaching and training. We see ourselves as the center of a network of founders and start-ups, small and medium-sized businesses as well as science and research. Within this community, we enable the mutual exchange of ideas through regular events. We act as a driver for the further development of technology-based and digital business models and support medium-sized businesses in their digital transformation.

What we offer

Start-up Acceleration Camp

The acceleration program for founders in the seed and start-up phase. We help you to implement your business idea and accelerate your market entry.

Business Booster

The driving force for innovation and digitization in medium-sized businesses. We ensure that your company is well equipped for digital transformation with innovative business models.

Gipfel Lounge

The location for business, after-work and community events. Our centrally located premises offer ideal possibilities for workshops, conferences or pop-up events.

The place to be

Kaiserslautern with its strong science and research landscape offers an ideal structure for technological and digital innovations.

Our modern premises with flexible co working desks, meeting and workshop rooms are centrally located near the institute mile and the Technische Universitaet Kaiserslautern. Gipfelsprint can be easily reached by public transport as it is on the opposite of the main train station in Kaiserslautern.

In our Gipfel Lounge, you can establish contacts between start-ups and regional businesses while looking over Kaiserslautern. You can also get to know technological innovations by participating in our exclusive event formats.

Who we are there for


For start-ups in the seed phase who want to accelerate the market entry of their business idea after the foundation and who need specific support in the development of their business model. A focused business model is the basis for addressing investors and for the further financial background of the start-up.

Medium-sized businesses

Medium-sized companies seeking access to and contact with start-ups and requiring expertise in innovation consulting to drive their digital transformation.


Investors who are looking for interesting investment opportunities in the start-up environment and want to support young talents and the innovation and technology location Kaiserslautern in the long term.

Our philosophy

Gipfelsprint is the leading regional start-up accelerator. We support start-up teams in implementing their business ideas through individual coaching and training. Our goal is to accelerate the time to market after proof of concept of the business idea. Our expertise in the area of business model development should also benefit medium-sized companies in the further development of their business models as well as the mastering of their digital transformation. Our network in the start-up environment also offers direct access to current digital and technological innovations. As a founding member of EU-TRIBE, a European innovation network of start-up accelerators and incubators in the Greater Wallonia, Luxembourg, Lorraine, Saarland and Rhineland-Palatinate region with a portfolio of over 1500 start-ups, international exchange is at the core of Gipfelsprint’s philosophy.

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Contact us

How to find us

Gipfelsprint – Accelerate your Start-up
Zollamtstr. 11
DE-67663 Kaiserslautern
Telefon: +49 (0) 631 343 588 20