Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Business Acquisition

Business Acquisition
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2023
Business Combination and Asset Acquisition [Abstract]  
Business Acquisition

Note 7. Business Acquisition


On August 18, 2023, the Company entered into an Asset Conveyance Agreement (the “Purchase Agreement”) with Exo-Space Inc., a Delaware corporation (“Exo-Space”), and certain shareholders thereof. The Purchase Agreement provided for the acquisition by the Company of substantially all of the assets of Exo-Space (the “Assets”) which includes the customer contracts and lists related to Exo-Space’s business of providing analytics services by (i) providing on-orbit data processing services, including satellite imaging intelligence services, and (ii) the development of artificial intelligence and machine learning technology and software used for the on-orbit processing of data (the “Business”) from Exo-Space. The purchase price for the Assets was approximately $468,000 in cash.



In addition, on August 18, 2023, the Company entered into a Sale of Business Non-Competition and Non-Solicitation Agreement with Exo-Space Inc. and each of Jeremy Allam (“Allam”), Mark Lorden (“Lorden”), Marcel Lariviere (“Lariviere”) and Tate Schaar (“Schaar” and collectively, with Allam, Lorden and Lariviere, the “Sellers”) pursuant to which the Sellers agreed to keep confidential certain information related to the Business and agreed to a five (5) year non-compete and non-solicitation.


On August 21, 2023 (the “Closing Date”), the Company completed its acquisition of the Assets related to Exo-Space (the “Acquisition”). As part of the Acquisition, Jeremy Allam, Marcel Lariviere, Mark Lorden and Tate Schaar entered into employment agreements with the Company which granted non-statutory stock options to Jeremy Allam, Marcel Lariviere, Mark Lorden and Tate Schaar with respect to the following number of shares of the Company’s common stock: 1,898,502 (Allam); 949,251 (Lariviere); 711,938 (Lorden) and 395,521 (Schaar). These option awards were made outside of the Company’s 2021 Omnibus Equity Incentive Plan and are made pursuant to the NASDAQ inducement grant exception in connection with such individuals’ commencement of employment with the Company which is August 21, 2023. The option awards have an exercise price of $0.16 which is equal to the fair market value of our stock on August 21, 2023, the date of grant of such options. The options have a five (5)-year term and shall vest in four (4) equal installments on each of the first four (4) anniversaries of the date of grant, in each case subject to the optionee continuing to provide services to the Company through the applicable vesting date. Notwithstanding the foregoing vesting conditions, no portion of the options shall be exercisable prior to the second (2nd) anniversary of the date of grant. In the event that the applicable optionee resigns from employment for any reason prior to the second (2nd) anniversary of the date of grant, the option will be immediately cancelled and terminated on the date of such resignation.


Pro forma results of operations have not been presented because the effects of the Acquisition was not material to our consolidated results of operations. Acquisition-related costs included legal fees of $220,632 and were expensed as incurred. The following table summarizes the amounts for the business acquisition which were allocated to the fair value of aggregated net assets acquired:


Cash paid   $ 468,663  
Assets Acquired:        
Accounts receivable   $ 51,769  
Inventory     9,611  
Property and equipment     9,148  
Intangible asset     398,135  
Total   $ 468,663