Facts and figures
XING is the leading online business network in D-A-CH.
XING is the leading online business network with 14 million members in German-speaking countries. Workers from every industry use XING to connect with one another, to look for jobs, new hires, projects, cooperation partners, expert advice and business ideas.
14 years of XING - a success story
Founded under the name openBC in 2003, XING helps its members master the major changes taking place in the world of work. XING also helps its 14 million members achieve a positive work-life balance in spite of a lack of skilled workers, the shift in values and increasing levels of digitalisation. Members can use XING Jobs to find a position that suits their lifestyle or check out the various news offerings such as XING spielraum (in German) to read about the latest trends and changes in the world of work.
Lars Hinrichs founds the Company in Hamburg and the openBC platform goes online.
The first XING groups are launched and the first official XING event held. More than 500,000 people are registered on the platform.
openBC becomes XING and is the first Web 2.0 company in the world to go public.
The new XING
In December 2010 XING takes over Munich-based amiando AG, Europe's leading online event management and ticketing provider. "The new XING" is launched.
Social recruiting market leader
XING acquires kununu, the leading employer review platform in German-speaking countries. This acquisition allows XING to boost its position as social recruiting market leader.
XING launches XING Jobs and ProJobs.
XING becomes a unicorn company
XING acquires Intelligence Competence Center AG and, with it, the Jobbörse.com website. With more than 2.5 million jobs, Jobbörse.com is the largest jobs search engine in German-speaking countries. XING launches its content offensive.
eqipia joins XING
XING takes over "BuddyBroker AG" including their signature product "eqipia". This is a cutting-edge employee referral program which becomes the latest addition to XING's extensive e-recruitment portfolio.
Prescreen and InterNations join XING
The Prescreen applicant tracking system and InterNations expat network both become part of XING. More than 1,000 employees now work for XING.
The fact sheet provides you with the latest facts and figures about XING.