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Item 5.03 Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year
As discussed below under Item 5.07, at the Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) held on October 18, 2023, the stockholders of ZW Data Action Technologies, Inc. (the “Company”) approved an amendment to the Company’s Articles of Incorporation to increase the number of authorized shares of the Company’s common stock, par value $0.001 per share, from 20,000,000 shares to 50,000,000 shares. The amendment to the Articles of Incorporation will become effective upon filing with, and acceptance for record by, the Secretary of State of Nevada. A copy of the Amendment to our Articles of Incorporation to be filed effecting the increase in authorized common stock of the Company is attached hereto as Exhibit 3.1 and is incorporated by reference herein.
Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
The Company held its Annual Meeting of stockholders on October 18, 2023. The voting results are as follows:
1. Election of Directors.
All of the following five nominees were elected to the Company’s Board of Directors to serve until the next annual meeting and their successors have been elected and qualified, in accordance with the voting results listed below.
|George Kai Chu||2,889,895||0||26,778||1,414,640|
|Pau Chung Ho||2,886,680||0||29,993||1,414,640|
2. Ratification of the Company’s Independent Accountants.
The Company’s stockholders ratified the appointment of ARK Pro CPA & Co. as the Company’s independent accountants for fiscal 2023, in accordance with the voting results listed below.
3. Advisory vote on Executive Compensation.
4. Amendment to Articles of Incorporation to increase authorized shares of Common Stock.
5. Ratification of the Company’s 2023 Omnibus Equity Incentive Plan.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The exhibits filed or furnished with this report are listed in the following Exhibit Index:
|3.1||Amendment to the Articles of Incorporation|
|104||Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).|
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 hereunto duly authorized.
|Dated: October 19, 2023||ZW Data Action Technologies, Inc.|
|By: /s/ Cheng Handong|
|Name: Cheng Handong|
|Title: Chief Executive Officer|
FRANCISCO V. AGUILAR Secretary of State 401 North Carson Street Carson City, Nevada 89701 - 4201 (775) 684 - 5708 Website: www.nvsos.gov Profit Corporation: Certificate of Amendment (PURSUANT TO NRS 78.380 & 78.385/78.390) Certificate to Accompany Restated Articles or Amended and Restated Articles (PURSUANT TO NRS 78.403) Officer's Statement (PURSUANT TO NRS 80.030) TYPE OR PRINT - USE DARK INK ONLY - DO NOT HIGHLIGHT Name of entity as on file with the Nevada Secretary of State: ZW Data Action Technologies Inc. Entity or Nevada Business Identification Number (NVID): E0733532006 - 9 1. Entity information: Certificate to Accompany Restated Articles or Amended and Restated Articles 2. Restated or Amended and Restated Articles: (Select one) (If amending and restating only , complete section 1,2 3, 5 and 6) Restated Articles - No amendments; articles are restated only and are signed by an officer of the corporation who has been authorized to execute the certificate by resolution of the board of directors adopted on: The certificate correctly sets forth the text of the articles or certificate as amended to the date of the certificate. Amended and Restated Articles * Restated or Amended and Restated Articles must be included with this filing type. Certificate of Amendment to Articles of Incorporation (Pursuant to NRS 78.380 - Before Issuance of Stock) The undersigned declare that they constitute at least two - thirds of the following: (Check only one box) incorporators board of directors The undersigned affirmatively declare that to the date of this certificate, no stock of the corporation has been issued 3. Type of Amendment Filing Being Completed: (Select only one box) (If amending, complete section 1, 3, 5 and 6.) X Certificate of Amendment to Articles of Incorporation (Pursuant to NRS 78.385 and 78.390 - After Issuance of Stock) The vote by which the stockholders holding shares in the corporation entitling them to exercise at least a majority of the voting power, or such greater proportion of the voting power as may be required in the case of a vote by classes or series, or as may be required by the provisions of the articles of incorporation* have voted in favor of the amendment is: 58.02% Or No action by stockholders is required, name change only. Officer's Statement (foreign qualified entities only) - Name in home state, if using a modified name in Nevada: Jurisdiction of formation: Changes to takes the following effect: The entity name has been amended. Dissolution The purpose of the entity has been amended. Merger The authorized shares have been amended. Conversion Other: (specify changes) * Officer's Statement must be submitted with either a certified copy of or a certificate evidencing the filing of any document, amendatory or otherwise, relating to the original articles in the place of the corporations creation. This form must be accompanied by appropriate fees. Page 1 of 2 Revised: 9/1/2023
FRANCISCO V. AGUILAR Secretary of State 401 North Carson Street Carson City, Nevada 89701 - 4201 (775) 684 - 5708 Website: www.nvsos.gov 4 5 c 6 ( Profit Corporation: Certificate of Amendment (PURSUANT TO NRS 78.380 & 78.385/78.390) Certificate to Accompany Restated Articles or Amended and Restated Articles (PURSUANT TO NRS 78.403) Officer's Statement (PURSUANT TO NRS 80.030) Date: Time: (must not be later than 90 days after the certificate is filed) . Effective Date and Time: (Optional) Changes to takes the following effect: The entity name has been amended. The registered agent has been changed. (attach Certificate of Acceptance from new registered agent) The purpose of the entity has been amended. ط The authorized shares have been amended. The directors, managers or general partners have been amended. IRS tax language has been added. Articles have been added. Articles have been deleted. Other. The articles have been amended as follows: (provide article numbers, if available) See new Article 3 below. (attach additional page(s) if necessary) . Information Being Changed: (Domestic orporations only) X President Signature of Officer or Authorized Signer Title X Signature of Officer or Authorized Signer Title *If any proposed amendment would alter or change any preference or any relative or other right given to any class or series of outstanding shares, then the amendment must be approved by the vote, in addition to the affirmative vote otherwise required, of the holders of shares representing a majority of the voting power of each class or series affected by the amendment regardless to limitations or restrictions on the voting power thereof. . Signature: Required) Please include any required or optional information in space below: (attach additional page(s) if necessary) ARTICLE 3 Authorized Capital Stock. The total number of shares of stock that the Corporation shall have authority to issue is 70,000,000, consisting of (i) 50,000,000 shares of Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share (the "Common Stock") and (ii) 20,000,000 shares of Preferred Stock, par value $0.001 per share (the "Preferred Stock"). This form must be accompanied by appropriate fees. Page 2 of 2 Revised: 9/1/2023