XING, founded in 2003 by Lars Hinrichs in Hamburg (Germany) is the leading social network for business professionals in German speaking countries. It allows people from all kinds of different industries to meet up, find jobs, colleagues, new assignments, cooperation partners, experts and generate business ideas.

XING users can exchange views in around 50,000 specialist groups, while also getting together at networking events. XING has more than 14 Million users of which over 7 Million are based in German-speaking countries.