Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Shareholders' Equity

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Shareholders' Equity
6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2017
Shareholders' Equity [Abstract]  
SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY
7. SHAREHOLDERS’ EQUITY

 

In September 2016, the Company issued 1,349,000 shares of restricted common stock outside of the 2015 Equity Plan to Jay Nussbaum, Felicia Hess, Daniyel Erdberg, Kendall Carpenter, Mike Silverman and Reginald Brown pursuant to Stock Award Agreements. The shares will vest upon consummation of a significant equity and/or debt financing of at least $5,000,000 provided that the holder remains engaged by the Company through the vesting date. On August 3, 2017, these awards were modified as described further in Footnote #12. Stock based compensation of $970,067 was recognized during the six months ended June 30, 2017.

 

In May 2016, the Company issued 150,000 shares of common stock with monthly vesting provisions to Strategic Advisory Board members, Dr. Philip Frost and Steven Rubin, for 12 months of services. The advisors can earn a pro rata portion of the shares, calculated based on the twelve-month vesting period, in the event the service agreements are terminated prior to the expiration date as described in the agreements. These shares vested during May 2017. The Company recognized a total of $29,500 and $75,000 expense for the pro rata portion of shares earned by the two members during the six months ended June 30, 2017 and 2016, respectively.

 

In April 2016, the Company issued an aggregate of 1,150,000 shares of common stock outside of the 2015 Equity Plan to Jay Nussbaum, Felicia Hess, Daniyel Erdberg, Kendall Carpenter, and Kevin Hess pursuant to Stock Award Agreements. Stock based compensation of $1,115,500 was recognized during the six months ended June 30, 2016 on the awards which fully vested on September 29, 2016. That same month, the Company issued 100,000 shares of stock to a director who subsequently resigned and forfeited the shares. The Company recognized a total of $24,250 stock compensation during the six months ended June 30, 2016.

 

On September 4, 2015, the Company issued 450,000 shares of restricted common stock to four management employees and one director pursuant to stock award agreements. Stock based compensation of $604,440 was recognized during the six months ended June 30, 2016.

 

On June 1, 2015, the Company issued 50,000 shares of restricted common stock with monthly vesting provisions to the Chairman of the Board for twenty-four months services pursuant to a Director Agreement. The Chairman can earn a pro rata portion of the shares, calculated on a twenty-four month vesting period, in the event the Chairman relinquishes his position and Board seat prior to the expiration date of the Director Agreement. These shares vested on June 1, 2017. The Company recognized a total of $135,000 expense for the portion of such shares earned by the Chairman during the six months ended June 30, 2017 and 2016, respectively.

 

On April 24, 2017, the holder of Series A preferred stock converted a total of 100,100 shares of Series A for an aggregate of 250,250 shares of restricted common stock in accordance with their conversion rights which includes a blocker with respect to individual ownership percentages.