BTCS Inc. (OTCMKTS:BTCS) Files An 8-K Entry into a Material Definitive AgreementItem 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
As previously disclosed on a Form 8-K filed on October 10, 2017, BTCS Inc. (the “Company”) entered into a Securities Purchase Agreement with four investors who committed $750,000 in cash and $250,000 in bitcoin in exchange for a new class of Series C-1 Convertible Preferred Stock (the “Series C-1”) and Series B Warrants exercisable at $0.135 per share (the “October Financing”). On October 24, 2017, upon filing its Form 10-Q for the six months ended June 30, 2017, the $650,000 in cash held in escrow was released to the Company and the Escrow Agent delivered the balance of the Series C-1 shares and Series B Warrants to the four investors who initially invested in the October Financing. In connection with the escrow release, the Company’s obligation to return $250,000 in bitcoin was extinguished. The Company received an additional investment of $100,000 in the October Financing from a new investor who acquired shares of Series C-1 and Series B Warrants, such that a total of $750,000 in cash held in escrow was released to the Company.
The Series C-1 is initially convertible into shares of the Company’s common stock at an effective price $0.085 per share. Both the Series C-1 and Series B Warrants are subject to adjustment in the event of future sales of the Company’s equity securities or common stock equivalents at a lower price, subject to elimination of the price protection on the Exchange Date (which is defined and described below). The investors are three institutional investors who were also investors in the Company’s May 2017 Series C Convertible Preferred Stock (the “Series C”) financing (the “May Financing”) and the Australian entity which the Company previously announced that it had entered into a non-binding letter of intent to merge with (the “Proposed Merger”); this investor made its $250,000 investment in bitcoin (59.381 BTC). The offering is continuing up to a maximum of $1,500,000 in cash, bitcoin and/or ethereum.
to a letter agreement entered into by Company and the investors (the “Side Letter”), which provided for various waivers of certain investor protection provisions within the May Financing and the October Financing in order to permit the Proposed Merger to occur, the Series C and Series C-1 shall each be exchanged for Series B Convertible Preferred Stock 91 Days following the closing of the Proposed Merger (the “Exchange Date”). The Series B is similar to the outstanding common stock, except for its containing a standard 4.99% beneficial ownership blocker. All of the provisions of the October Financing Securities Purchase Agreement expire except for the representations and warranties and indemnification provisions. All of the provisions of the October Financing Securities Purchase Agreement expire except for the representations and warranties and indemnification provisions.
The following table details the total number of shares of the Company’s common stock potentially issuable as a result of the October Financing.
|Common Stock Underlying:||First Closing of $100,000||Second Closing of $1,000,000||Additional investment of up to $400,000|
|Series B Warrants||1,176,600||11,765,820||4,705,920|
For further information, investors should review the Company’s Form 8-K filed on October 10, 2017 and the Series C-1 Certificate of Designation, the form of Series B Warrants, the form of Series C-1 Securities Purchase Agreement, and the Side Letter, which are incorporated by reference as Exhibits 3.1, 10.1, 10.2, and 10.3 herein and were filed with the Form 8-K filed on October 10, 2017.
Item 3.02 Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities.
The issuance of the Series C-1 shares and the Series B Warrants is exempt from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933 to Section 4(a)(2) and Rule 506(b) of Regulation D thereof. The institutional investors previously invested in securities of the Company, the Australian investor has entered into a non-binding term sheet with respect to the Proposed Merger, the Company did not engage in general solicitation or advertising with regard to the issuance and sale of the securities and has not offered securities to the public in connection with such issuance and sale. Each investor represented that it is an accredited investor and purchased the securities for investment and not with a view to distribution.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
About BTCS Inc. (OTCMKTS:BTCS)
BTCS Inc., formerly Bitcoin Shop, Inc., is engaged in the business of hosting an online e-commerce marketplace where consumers can purchase merchandise using digital currencies, including bitcoin and with operations in the blockchain and digital currency ecosystems. The Company operates a beta e-commerce marketplace, which accepts a range of digital currencies, have designed a beta secure digital currency storage solution BTCS Wallet. The Company’s transaction verification services business (bitcoin mining) enables running application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) servers. The ASIC servers solve a set of prescribed mathematical calculations in order to add a block to the blockchain and thereby confirm bitcoin transactions. The Company’s beta e-commerce marketplace offers approximately 250,000 curated products and utilizes its Intelligent Shopping Engine to find competitive prices on products from over 250 retailers.