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Washington, D.C. 20549






Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 4, 2021 (October 3, 2021)



(Exact name of Registrant as specified in charter)


Virginia   001-34024   11-3588546
(State or other jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
  (Commission File No.)   (IRS Employer
Identification No.)


1044 Northern Boulevard, Suite 305

Roslyn, New York 11576-1514

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (718) 888-1814


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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class   Trading Symbol(s)   Name of each exchange on which
Common Stock, no par value   SINO   NASDAQ Capital Market


Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).


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Item  1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement


On October 3, 2021, Sino-Global Shipping America, Ltd. (the “Company”) entered into a Strategic Alliance Agreement (the “Agreement”) with Shenzhen Highsharp Electronic Ltd. (“Highsharp”) to establish a joint venture (“JV”) for collaborative engineering, technical development and commercialization of a proprietary bitcoin mining machine under the name Thor, with exclusive rights covering design production, intellectual property, branding, marketing and sales.


The JV will develop, and be exclusively licensed to manufacture, market and sell the Thor Bitcoin Mining Machine worldwide. The JV will own all intellectual property rights related to the Thor Bitcoin Mining Machine, including without limitation any modifications and improvements thereof. The Company has agreed to invest an estimated $50 million to support work performed in the U.S., including but not limited to design, testing and integration. Highsharp will be the exclusive designated supplier of high-performance computing chips for the Joint Venture. On October 4, 2021, the Company issued a press release announcing the Agreement.


Item  9.01. Financial Statements Exhibits.


(d) Exhibits.


Exhibit No.   Description
10.1   Strategic Alliance Agreement dated October 3, 2021
99.1   Press release of Sino-Global Shipping America, Ltd. dated October 4, 2021
104   Inline iXBRL language is updated in the Exhibit Index







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.


Date: October 4, 2021


  By: /s/ Lei Cao
  Name:  Lei Cao
  Title: Chief Executive Officer