Note 7 - Notes Payable and Interest Expense
|6 Months Ended|
Jun. 30, 2022
|Notes to Financial Statements|
|Debt Disclosure [Text Block]||
7. Notes Payable and Interest Expense
The following table presents details of our notes payable as of June 30, 2022 and December 31, 2021:
On November 6, 2017, Livelenz (a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company), entered into an amendment of the original agreement dated December 2, 2014 with the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (“ACOA”). Under this agreement the note will mature, and the commitments will terminate on February 1, 2024. The monthly principal payment amount of $3,000 CAD increased to $3,500 CAD beginning on November 1, 2019, $4,000 CAD on August 1, 2021, $4,500 CAD on August 1, 2022, and $2,215 CAD during the remaining term of the agreement. Payments from April- December of 2020 were voluntarily deferred by ACOA due to COVID-19. During the six months ended June 30, 2022 we repaid $16,783 USD of principal.
TD Bank Loan
On April 22, 2020, we entered into a commitment loan with TD Bank under the Canadian Emergency Business Account (“CEBA”), in the principal aggregate amount of $40,000 CAD, which is due and payable on December 31, 2022. This note bears interest on the unpaid balance at the rate of zero percent (0%) per annum during the initial term. Under this noteinterest or principal payments are due until January 1, 2023. Under the conditions of the loan, twenty-five percent (25%) of the loan will be forgiven if seventy-five percent (75%) is repaid prior to the initial term date.
Related Party Notes
On February 26, 2020, we issued an unsecured note (the "Initial Note") in the principle aggregate amount of $200,000, which becomes dueyears after the date of issuance. This Initial Note bears interest on the unpaid balance at the rate of fifteen percent (15%) per annum. The Company may prepay this Initial Note without notice, subject to a two percent (2%) pre-payment penalty.
On November 18, 2020, we issuedadditional unsecured notes (the "Additional Notes)" in the principle aggregate amount of $500,000, together with the Initial Note, the "Notes" become due years after the date of issuance. These additional Notes bears interest on the unpaid balance at the rate of fifteen percent (15%) per annum. The Company may prepay these Additional Notes without notice, subject to a two percent (2%) pre-payment penalty.
On December 31, 2020 $1,200,000 of the Notes and the accrued interest of $192,208 was settled into equity and we recorded a loss on settlement of debt of $668,260 for the year ended December 31, 2020. In summary, as of December 31, 2020, we have a principal balance of $580,000 and accrued interest of $42,492 outstanding.
On June 30, 2021, we entered into a Credit Facility Agreement (the “Credit Agreement”) with one of the Company’s directors. The Company can borrow up to $4,550,000 under this Credit Agreement. On November 19, 2021, a payment of $200,000 was paid toward the principal balance of the loan. The loan is secured by all of our tangible and intangible assets including intellectual property. We will begin repaying the principal amount, plus accrued interest, in 24 equal monthly installments commencing on June 30, 2022, and ending on June 30, 2024. This loan bears interest on the unpaid balance at the rate of fifteen percent (15%) per annum. The Company may prepay this loan without notice, penalty or charge. In consideration of the lender’s agreement to provide the facility, the Company issued warrants to purchase shares of its common stock at an exercise price of $1.67 per share in connection with the issuance of funds under this Credit Agreement. The warrants are exercisable for a period commencing upon issuance of the notes and ending 36 months after issuance of the financing. In addition, the Company has agreed to issue to the lender additional warrants entitling the lender to purchase a number of shares of the Company's common stock equal to twenty percent (20%) of the amount of the advances made divided by the volume weighted average price over the 30 trading days preceding the advance ( the "VWAP"). Each warrant will be exercisable over ayear period at an exercise price equal to the VWAP.
During the twelve month period ending December 31, 2021, the Company issued warrants to purchase an aggregate of 600,570 shares of its common stock at the stated exercise price per share in connection with the issuance of funds under this Credit Agreement. The estimated aggregate fair value of the warrants issued is $262,758 using the Black-Scholes option valuation model as of December 31, 2021
On July 1, 2021 we entered into Unsecured Promissory Notes (each individually, a “UP Note” and collectively, the “UP Notes”) in the aggregate principal amount of $271,875 to certain investors, officers and directors of the Company. Each UP Note bears interest on the unpaid balance at the rate of fifteen percent ( 15%) per annum and the principal and accrued interest is due and payable no later than July 1, 2023. We may prepay any of the UP Notes without notice, subject to a two percent ( 2%) pre-payment penalty. The UP Note offer was conducted by our management and there were no commissions paid by us in connection with the solicitation. The Company issued warrants to purchase an aggregate of 33,017 shares of its common stock at the stated exercise price per share in connection with the issuance of funds under this Credit Agreement.
On June 10, 2022, The Company took a draw of an additional $500,000 under the Credit Agreement. As of June 30, 2022, the company has drawn a total of $3,978,125 including cash in the amount of $3,706,250 and $271,875 of principal and accrued interest under the above-described UP Notes which were rolled into the credit facility, and we have accrued interest of $439,968.
Interest expense was $167,126 and $23,867 during the three months ended June 30, 2022 and 2021, respectively.
Interest expense was $326,953 and $56,383 during the six months ended June 30, 2022 and 2021, respectively.
The entire disclosure for information about short-term and long-term debt arrangements, which includes amounts of borrowings under each line of credit, note payable, commercial paper issue, bonds indenture, debenture issue, own-share lending arrangements and any other contractual agreement to repay funds, and about the underlying arrangements, rationale for a classification as long-term, including repayment terms, interest rates, collateral provided, restrictions on use of assets and activities, whether or not in compliance with debt covenants, and other matters important to users of the financial statements, such as the effects of refinancing and noncompliance with debt covenants.
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