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STOCKHOLDERS EQUITY

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STOCKHOLDERS EQUITY
6 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2020
Stockholders' Equity Note [Abstract]  
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NOTE 5 - STOCKHOLDERS EQUITY

 

Preferred Shares

On October 7, 2013, the Company amended its articles of incorporation to create 100,000,000 shares of preferred stock by filing a Certificate of Amendment to Articles of Incorporation with the Secretary of State of Nevada. The preferred stock may be divided into and issued in series, with such designations, rights, qualifications, preferences, limitations and terms as fixed and determined by our board of directors.

Grant of Series D Convertible Preferred Stock

On May 3, 2017, the Company designated 3,000,000 shares of the authorized and unissued preferred stock of our company as "Series D Preferred Stock" by filing a Certificate of Designation with the Secretary of State of the State of Nevada. On November 2, 2017, The Company increased the number of authorized shares of Series D Preferred Stock in our company to 5,000,000 shares by filing an Amendment to the foregoing Certificate of Designation with the Secretary of State of the State of Nevada. Each share of the Series D Preferred Stock will be convertible, without the payment of any additional consideration by the holder and at the option of the holder, into one fully paid and nonassessable share of our common stock at any time after (i) the Company achieved the consolidated revenue of our company and all of its subsidiaries equal to or greater than $40,000,000 in any 12 month period, ending on the last day of any quarterly period of our fiscal year; or (ii) a Negotiated Trigger Event, defined as an event upon which the Series D Preferred Stock will be convertible as may be agreed by our company and the holder in writing from time to time.

Effective as of April 1, 2020, the Company issued an aggregate of 3,400,000 shares of our common stock upon conversion of an aggregate of 3,400,000 shares of our Series D Preferred Stock without the payment of any additional consideration. Of the 3,400,000 shares that the Company issued, 1,500,000 shares were issued to Richard A. Wright, our president, chief executive officer and director, 1,000,000 shares were issued to David A. Guarino, our treasurer, secretary, chief financial officer and director and 900,000 shares were issued to three other individuals.

Common Shares

 

On April 17, 2020, the Company completed a private placement of 9,750,000 units of our securities at a price of $0.40 per unit for gross proceeds of $3,900,000, of which $1,000,000 was received on March 18,2020 and thus on March 31, 2020, the Company had $1 million as stock payable. Each unit consisted of one share of our common stock and one share purchase warrant, with each share purchase warrant entitling the holder to acquire one additional share of our common stock at a price of $0.50 per share for a period of three years.  Of the 9,750,000 units the Company issued: (i) 1,250,000 units were issued pursuant to the exemption from registration under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended provided by Section 4(a)(2) and/or Rule 506 of Regulation D promulgated under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended to one investor who is an "accredited investor" within the respective meanings ascribed to that term in Regulation D promulgated under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended; and (ii) 8,500,000 units were issued to 5 non-U.S. persons (as that term is defined in Regulation S of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended) in an offshore transaction relying on Regulation S and/or Section 4(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. In connection with this private placement, the Company agreed with each subscriber who purchased these units to prepare and file a registration statement with respect to (i) the shares of our common stock comprising these units and (ii) the shares of our common stock issuable upon exercise of the share purchase warrants comprising these units with the Securities and Exchange Commission within 90 days following the closing of the private placement and agreed to use commercially reasonable efforts to have the registration statement declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission as soon as possible.  The Company filed the foregoing registration statement on Form S-3 with the SEC on May 27, 2020, and the registration statement was declared effective by the SEC on June 8, 2020.

 

On April 30, 2020, the Company issued an aggregate of 247,000 shares of our common stock to non-employees in consideration for services rendered to our company.

 

On April 30, 2020, the Company granted awards of an aggregate of 1,065,000 shares of our common stock as "restricted awards" under our 2020 Equity Incentive Plan to certain directors, officers, employees and consultants.  Of these shares, 645,000 vest on the one-year anniversary of the grant date, 200,000 vest as to 50% on the one-year anniversary of the grant date and 50% vest on the second year anniversary of the grant date, 165,000 vest as to one-third on each anniversary of the grant date and 55,000 vest immediately. On April 30, 2020, the Company issued the immediately vested awards, 35,000 to a non-employee, and 20,000 to an employee.  The grantees have no rights or privileges as stockholders of our company with respect to the unvested shares including, without limitation, the right to vote such shares and receive all dividends or other distributions paid with respect to such shares. Of these restricted awards granted on April 30, 2020, an award of 200,000 shares of our common stock went to Richard A. Wright, our president, chief executive officer and director, and an award of 100,000 shares of our common stock went to David A. Guarino, our chief financial officer, secretary, treasurer and director. The Company granted these shares as "restricted awards" under our 2020 Equity Incentive Plan. These shares vest on the one-year anniversary of the grant date. The grantees have no rights or privileges as a stockholder of our company with respect to the unvested shares including, without limitation, the right to vote such shares and receive all dividends or other distributions paid with respect to such shares. The total fair value of the 1,065,000 shares of the Company’s common stock granted as “restricted awards” is $1,065,000, based upon the $1.00 per share closing price of the Company’s common stock on the NASDAQ stock exchange on April 29, 2020.

 

On May 11, 2020, the Company completed a private placement of 4,444,440 subscription receipts at a price of $0.45 per subscription receipt for total gross proceeds of $1,999,998, which is being held in escrow until the subscription receipts are converted into common shares. To convert these subscription receipts to common shares in the Company and thereby satisfy the escrow condition, the Company needs the approval of its shareholders by July 15, 2020 or the funds held in escrow will be refunded to the subscribers. As of June 30, 2020, the Company has recognized the $1,999,998 as restricted cash and recognized the same amount as stock payable on the financial statements. On July 14, 2020 after receiving the Shareholder Approval, the Company issued 4,444,440 units pursuant to the foregoing private placement completed on May 11, 2020. Accordingly, gross proceeds of $1,999,998, previously held in escrow, have been released to our company. Each unit consists of one share of our common stock and one transferable share purchase warrant, for no additional consideration. Each warrant will entitle the holder thereof to acquire one share of our common stock until May 11, 2023 at a price of $0.55 per share. In the event that our common stock has a closing price on the TSX Venture Exchange (or such other exchange on which our common stock may be traded at such time) of $1.75 or greater per share for a period of 20 consecutive trading days at any time from the closing date of the private placement, the Company may accelerate the expiry date of the warrants by giving notice to the holders thereof (by disseminating a news release advising of the acceleration of the expiry date of the warrants) and, in such case, the warrants will expire on the thirtieth day after the date of such notice. The proceeds of the private placement are expected to be used to fund our company's general working capital and expansion of production capacity. Of the 4,444,440 units the Company issued: (i) 444,443 units were issued pursuant to the exemption from registration under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended provided by Section 4(a)(2) and/or Rule 506 of Regulation D promulgated under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended to three investors, each of who is an "accredited investor" within the meaning ascribed to that term in Regulation D promulgated under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended; and (ii) 3,999,997 units were issued to three non-U.S. persons (as that term is defined in Regulation S of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended) in an offshore transaction relying on Regulation S and/or Section 4(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. In connection with the private placement, the Company agreed with each subscriber who purchased these subscription receipts to prepare and file a registration statement with respect to (i) the shares of our common stock comprising these subscription receipts and (ii) the shares of our common stock issuable upon exercise of the share purchase warrants comprising these subscription receipts with the Securities and Exchange Commission within 30 days following the satisfaction of the Release Condition and agreed to use commercially reasonable efforts to have the registration statement declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission as soon as possible.  The Company filed the foregoing registration statement on Form S-3 with the SEC on May 27, 2020, and the registration statement was declared effective by the SEC on June 8, 2020.

 

Effective as of May 22, 2020, the Company issued 170,000 shares of our common stock to non-employees in consideration for services to be rendered to our company.

 

Effective as of August 18, 2020, the Company issued 90,116 shares of our common stock to non-employees in consideration for services to be rendered to our company.  The total fair value of the shares is $155,000 based on the $1.72 per share closing price of the Company’s common stock on the NASDAQ stock exchange on August 18, 2020.  These shares were issued pursuant to an agreement dated July 30, 2020, whereby an entity was engaged to provide investor relations management services through its online platform for the Company for an initial term beginning on August 3, 2020 and ending on November 3, 2020.  The Company agreed to pay a one-time annual platform access fee in the amount of $40,000 plus pay for an additional deliverables during the term in the amount of $115,000 for a total of $155,000, which amount was paid in the form of 90,116 shares of common stock of the Company. 

 

Effective as of July 17, 2020, August 28, 2020 and September 23, 2020, the Company issued 18,779 shares, 53,256 shares and 28,985 shares, respectively of our common stock to non-employees in consideration for services to be rendered to our company.  The total fair value of the shares is $40,000, $91,600, and $40,000, respectively based upon the $2.13, $1.72 and $1.38 per share closing price of the Company’s common stock on the NASDAQ stock exchange on July 17, 2020, August 28, 2020 and September 23, 2020.  These shares were issues pursuant to a consulting agreement dated June 15, 2020 whereby the Company engaged an entity to perform consulting services for the Company for a period of one year.  The Company agreed to pay a retainer in the amount of $40,000 per month, for a total of $480,000 to be paid in the form of the common stock of the Company, which shares are to be issued monthly. 

 

On August 27, 2020, the Company granted an award of 20,000 shares of our common stock as "restricted awards" under our 2020 Equity Incentive Plan to new employee.  These shares vest one-third on each anniversary date over three years. The grantee has no rights or privileges as stockholders of our company with respect to the unvested shares including, without limitation, the right to vote such shares and receive all dividends or other distributions paid with respect to such shares.  The total fair value of  the 20,000 shares of the Company's common stock granted as "restricted awards" is $30,400 based upon the $1.52 per share closing price of the Company's common stock on the NASDAQ stock exchange on August 27, 2020. The Company's total stock compensation expense on account of the 1,065,000 shares of its common stock granted on April 30, 2020 and the 20,000 shares of its common stock granted on August 27, 2020 as "restricted awards" for the three-month period ended September 30, 2020 was $232,094 and for the six-month period ended September 30, 2020 was $365,428.  An additional expense will be recognized of $ 408,539 will be recognized in the year ended March 31, 2021 for a total of $773,967 expense in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021.  Additional expense will be recognized in the next 3 fiscal years of $202,217, $56,800 and $7,417, respectively.