SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER
PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16
UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the month of August 2018
Commission File Number: 001-37871
Gridsum Holding Inc.
Jade Palace Hotel Office Building, 8th Floor
76 Zhichun Road
Haidian District, Beijing 100086
Peoples Republic of China
(Address, including zip code, and telephone number, including area code, of Registrants principal executive offices)
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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
|Gridsum Holding Inc.|
|Name:||Michael Peng Zhang|
|Title:||Co-Chief Financial Officer|
Date: August 29, 2018
Exhibit 99.1 Press Release dated August 29, 2018
Gridsum Granted Extension by Nasdaq to Regain Compliance
BEIJING, August 29, 2018 Gridsum Holding Inc. (Gridsum or Company) (Nasdaq: GSUM), a leading provider of cloud-based big-data analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) solutions in China, today reported that it has received a letter from the Listing Qualifications Department of The Nasdaq Stock Market (Nasdaq), dated August 21, 2018. The letter notified the Company that the Nasdaq staff has determined to grant the Company additional time to regain compliance with Nasdaqs listing requirements, provided the Company files its annual report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2017 (2017 Annual Report) by October 29, 2018, and provides the Nasdaq staff with an update on the Audit Committees internal investigation on or before September 28, 2018. In the event the Company does not satisfy such terms, the Nasdaq staff will provide written notification that the Companys securities will be delisted, and the Company may appeal that determination to a Nasdaq Hearings Panel. The Company expects to satisfy the Nasdaq requirements, including by filing its 2017 Annual Report on Form 20-F by October 29, 2018.
Gridsum Holding Inc. (Nasdaq: GSUM) is a leading provider of cloud-based big-data analytics and AI solutions for multinational and domestic enterprises and government agencies in China. Gridsums core technology, the Gridsum Big Data Platform, is built on a distributed computing framework and performs real-time multi-dimensional correlation analysis of both structured and unstructured data. This enables Gridsums customers to identify complex relationships within their data and gain new insights that help them make better business decisions. The Company is named Gridsum to symbolize the combination of distributed computing (Grid) and analytics (sum). As a digital intelligence pioneer, the Companys mission is to help enterprises and government organizations in China use data in new and powerful ways to make better informed decisions and be more productive.
Safe Harbor Statement
This announcement contains forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are made under the safe harbor provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements can be identified by terminology such as may, will, expects and similar statements. Forward-looking statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Among other things, express or implicit statements about the Companys plans to file its 2017 Annual Report on Form 20-F are forward-looking statements. Many factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking statement, including but not limited to the following: unexpected difficulties in Gridsums pursuit of its goals and strategies; difficulties and delays responding to issues raised by the Companys auditor; loss of key personnel; investigations by regulatory officials; difficulties keeping and strengthening relationships with customers; PRC governmental policies; and general economic and business conditions in the regions where Gridsum provides solutions and services. Further information regarding these and other risks is included in Gridsums reports filed with, or furnished to, the Securities and Exchange Commission. All information provided in this press release is as of the date of this press release, and Gridsum undertakes no duty to update such information except as required under applicable law.
For more information please visit http://www.gridsum.com/.
Mr. Christian Arnell
Mr. Tip Fleming
Phone: +1 917 412 3333