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Below are some of the most frequently asked questions about Qudian Inc.  If you don't find what you're looking for here, please contact us directly.

1. What is Qudian Inc.’s business?

Qudian Inc. is a leading provider of online small consumer credit in China. We use big data-enabled technologies, such as artificial intelligence and machine learning, to transform the consumer finance experience in China. With the mission to use technology to make personalized credit accessible, we target hundreds of millions of young, mobile-active consumers in China who need access to small credit for their discretionary spending, but are underserved by traditional financial institutions due to lack of traditional credit data and operational inefficiencies of traditional financial institutions. We believe our data technology capabilities combined with our operating efficiencies allow us to understand our prospective borrowers from different behavioral and transactional perspectives, assess their credit profiles with regard to both their willingness and ability to repay and offer them instantaneous and affordable credit products with customized terms and distinguish our business and offerings.


2. What is the address of Qudian Inc.’s corporate headquarters?

Our headquarters is in Beijing, China.

Our contact details are:

15/F Lvge Industrial Building 1 Datun

Chaoyang District, Beijing 100012

The People’s Republic of China

Tel: +86-10-5948-5220



3. How many employees does Qudian Inc. have? 

We had 1,014 employees as of June 30, 2017.


4. When does Qudian Inc.'s fiscal year end?

Qudian Inc.'s fiscal year ends on December 31.


5. On which exchange is Qudian Inc.'s stock traded and what is the ticker symbol?

Qudian Inc.’s American Depositary Shares (ADSs) have been listed on the New York Stock Exchange since October 18, 2017, under the symbol "QD".


6. How many Qudian Inc.'s ordinary shares does one American Depositary Share ("ADS") of the Company represent?

Each ADS of Qudian Inc. represents one Class A ordinary share.

Our ordinary shares are divided into Class A ordinary shares and Class B ordinary shares. In respect of all matters subject to a shareholders’ vote, each Class A ordinary share is entitled to one vote, and each Class B ordinary share is entitled to ten votes, voting together as one class. Each Class B ordinary share is convertible into one Class A ordinary share at any time by the holder thereof. Class A ordinary shares are not convertible into Class B ordinary shares under any circumstances. Upon any transfer of Class B ordinary shares by a holder to any person or entity which is not an affiliate of such holder, such Class B ordinary shares shall be automatically and immediately converted into the equivalent number of Class A ordinary shares.  


7. How can I obtain a copy of Qudian Inc.’s Annual Report?

Annual reports will be available via this website. All SEC documents are also accessible online through the SEC Filings page.


8. Who is Qudian Inc.'s auditor?

Ernst & Young Hua Ming LLP


9. Who is Qudian Inc.'s US legal counsel?

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett


10. Who is Qudian Inc.'s Depositary Bank for ADSs?

Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas


11. How can I contact Qudian Inc.'s Investor Relations Department?

In China:

Qudian Inc.

Tel: +86-10-8409-7821



The Piacente Group, Inc.

Tel: +86-10-5730-6200



In the United States:

The Piacente Group, Inc.  

Tel: +1-212-481-2050