Q&K International Group Limited

A leading technology-driven long-term apartment rental platform in China

Providing move-in ready and affordable homes for China’s young people

About Us

Who We Are

Founded in 2012 and based in Shanghai, Q&K International Group is a leading technology-driven long-term apartment rental platform in China, offering young, emerging urban residents conveniently-located, ready-to-move-in, and affordable branded apartments.

We provide a one-stop, more efficient and hassle-free rental experience for both tenants and landlords. Q&K International Group leases apartments from landlords and transforms them, mostly from bare-bones condition, into standardized and attractive furnished rooms. Supported by advanced IT and mobile technologies, we then lease the apartments to tenants, providing best-in-class rental services, including maintenance and all other aspects of the day-to-day management of the apartments.

Locations

Leveraging the experience and knowledge accrued in managing rental apartments in Shanghai, Q&K International Group has expanded to other top-tier cities, including Suzhou, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Wuhan and Beijing and has plans to expand to additional cities in the coming years.

Leadership

Chengcai Qu

Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Chengcai Qu has served as Qingke’s vice president since 2014. Prior to joining Qingke, Mr. Qu was a director of the office of public relations at Antai School of Economics and Management of Shanghai Jiao Tong University from November 2006 to November 2013. From June 2004 to October 2006, Mr. Qu was a newspaper reporter specializing in business and management. Mr. Qu received a bachelor’s degree in literature from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics in 2004, and a master’s degree in business administration from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2013.

Zhichen (Frank) Sun

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Zhichen (Frank) Sun has been the Company’s financial director since April 2017. Prior to joining, Mr. Sun was an audit senior manager of Ernst & Young LLP, Shanghai office from January 2016 to April 2017. From January 2011 to December 2015, Mr. Sun was an audit manager of Deloitte LLP, Calgary office. From July 2005 to December 2010, he was successively a senior auditor and an audit manager of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Certified Public Accountants LLP, Shanghai office. Mr. Sun received his bachelor’s degree in Japanese language and literature from Shanghai International Studies University in 2005. Mr. Sun holds CPA designations in China and Canada.

Gang Xie

Chief Technology Officer and Director

Mr. Xie has served as Q&K International Group’s CTO since the Company’s inception in 2012. Prior to joining Q&K International Group, he was a platform research and development manager of Shanghai Koss Software Co. from 2008 to 2011. He has also served as a project manager at the mobile phone division of Ping An Insurance Group Corporation of China and a Senior Manager and Technology Director of Handlink Ltd. Mr. Xie received his Bachelor’s degree in engineering in 1995 from Shanghai University of Science and Technology.

History

History of Growth and Innovation

A pioneer in providing branded rental apartments, Q&K International Group is dedicated to advancing its mission to provide homes for China’s young people. Since its founding in 2012, Q&K International Group has redefined the apartment rental industry, offering innovative solutions to form efficient connections between tenants and landlords.

2018

Managed 91,000+ units, with more than 77,000 registered tenants.

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Established partnerships with 10 financial institutions.

2017

Expanded to Nanjing, Wuhan and Beijing.

Managed nearly 60,000 homes and provided rental services for more than 170,000 young people.

2016

Expanded to Hangzhou.

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Digitalized bidding system for contractors.

2014

Adopted go-mobile strategy.

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2013

Expanded to Suzhou.

Developed supply chain tracking system and digital door lock.

2012

Q&K International Group founded in Shanghai.

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NOV 7, 2019
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Jackie You, Q&K International Group Ltd. chief financial officer, discusses the company's debut on the Nasdaq and its business model with Bloomberg's Ed Hammond on "Bloomberg Markets: The Close." (Source: Bloomberg)

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