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REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER
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UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the month of November 2020
Commission File Number 001-39337
Ebang International Holdings Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
26-27/F, Building 3, Xinbei Qianjiang International Building
Qianjiang Economic and Technological Development Zone
Yuhang District, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, 311100
People’s Republic of China
(Address of principal executive office)
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|Ebang International Holdings Inc.|
|Date: November 30, 2020||By:||/s/ Dong Hu|
|Title:||Chairman and Chief Executive Officer|
Ebang International Holdings Inc. Acquires Exclusive Authorization of Patent Technology in Korea
Hangzhou, China, November 30, 2020 – Ebang International Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: EBON, the “Company,” “we” or “our”), a leading Bitcoin mining machine producer in the global market in terms of computing power sold in 2019*, announced that the Company has entered into a technology license agreement (the “Agreement”) with Circle Line International Limited (“CL”) on November 27, 2020 to obtain CL’s exclusive license of its proprietary patent, Korean Patent Reg. No. 10-2137956, in Korea. Pursuant to the Agreement, CL grants the Company exclusive right to use the patent in Korea and export the product from Korea to other countries.
Mr. Dong Hu, Chairman and CEO of the Company, commented, “We are excited to acquire the exclusive authorization of Korean Patent Reg. No. 10-2137956 from CL. The core of this patent is AsicBoost, a method that can increase performance of Bitcoin mining by about 20%. The performance gain is achieved through a high-level optimization of the Bitcoin mining algorithm which allows for drastic reduction in gate count on the mining chip. The exclusive authorization of this patent reflects our determination to continue to protect the legitimate rights and interests of patent holders and strive to maintain fair market competition, and is expected to lay a solid foundation for the Company’s continuous offering of leading Bitcoin mining machines.”
About Ebang International Holdings Inc.
Ebang International Holdings Inc. is a leading Bitcoin mining machine producer in the global market in terms of computing power sold in 2019*, with strong application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) chip design capability underpinned by nearly a decade of industry experience and expertise in the telecommunications business. With its licensed or registered entities in various jurisdictions, the Company seeks to launch a fully-licensed digital asset financial service platform to provide professional, convenient and innovative trading services. For more information, please visit https://ir.ebang.com.cn/.
* According to an industry report prepared by Frost & Sullivan in 2019
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Ebang International Holdings Inc.
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