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6. Notes Payable and Interest Expense

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6. Notes Payable and Interest Expense
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2020
Debt Disclosure [Abstract]  
6. Notes Payable and Interest Expense

6.  Notes Payable and Interest Expense

 

The following table presents details of our notes payable as of March 31, 2020 and December 31, 2019:

 

Facility   Maturity   Interest Rate   Balance at
March 31,
2020
  Balance at
December 31,
2019
BDC Term Loan   October 15, 2021   25%   $ 205,330      $ 224,307   
ACOA Note   May 1, 2023   -     107,179        117,131   
Wintrust Bank   November 1, 2021   Prime + 1.5%     666,667        766,667   
Related Party Note   various   15%     1,343,297        1,140,700   
Total Debt             2,322,473        2,248,805   
Less current portion             (683,706)       (681,276)  
Long-term debt, net of current portion           $ 1,638,767      $ 1,567,529   

 

BDC Term Loan

 

On January 8, 2016, Livelenz, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company (“Livelenz”), entered into an amendment of their original loan agreement dated August 26, 2011 with the Business Development Bank of Canada (“BDC”). Under this agreement the loan will mature, and the commitments will terminate on September 15, 2019.

 

On July 26, 2019, Livelenz, entered into an amendment of their original loan agreement dated August 26, 2011 with the Business Development Bank of Canada (“BDC”). Under this agreement the loan will mature, and the commitments will terminate on October 15, 2021. In accordance with the amendment, the Company will commence monthly payments beginning on August 15, 2019 of principal in the amount of $8,500 in addition to the monthly payment of accrued interest. These payments will increase to $10,000 on November 15, 2019, $12,000 on May 15, 2020, $14,000 on November 15, 2020 and $16,000 on May 15, 2021 in addition to the monthly interest.

 

ACOA Note

 

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 May 1, 2023. The monthly principal payment amount of $3,000 increased to $3,500 beginning on November 1, 2019, $4,000 on November 1, 2020, $4,500 on November 1, 2021 and $2,215 during the remaining term of the agreement.

 

Wintrust Loan

 

On November 14, 2018, the Company entered into a Loan and Security Agreement with Wintrust Bank. The Loan and Security Agreement provides for a single-term loan to us in the original principal amount of $1,000,000.  Interest accrues on the unpaid principal amount at the rate of prime plus 1.5%. The loan is a three-year loan and is interest-only payable for the first six months of the loan. Commencing on May 1, 2019, the Company will commence monthly payments of principal in the amount of $33,333 in addition to the monthly payment of accrued interest. The loan is secured by all of our assets other than our intellectual property. We used the proceeds of the loan to re-finance a loan in the principal amount of $1,000,000 we assumed as part of the acquisition of the Belly assets.

 

On April 7, 2020, the Company entered into an amendment of their original loan agreement dated November 14, 2018 with Wintrust Bank. Under this agreement the covenant calculation was amended to include certain non-cash items to be included in the available amounts for the fixed charge coverage ratio.

 

Related Party Notes

 

During February 2018, we conducted a private placement of Unsecured Promissory Notes (individually, a “Note” and collectively, the “Notes”) in the aggregate principal amount of $1,080,000 to certain investors, officers and directors of the Company.  Each 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 December 1, 2020. We may prepay any of the Notes without notice, subject to a two percent (2%) pre-payment penalty.  The Note offer was conducted by our management and there were no commissions paid by us in connection with the solicitation.

 

During the year ended December 31, 2019 we issued unsecured notes in the principle aggregate amount of $3,500,000, which become due two years after the date of issuance.  These notes bear interest on the unpaid balance at the rate of fifteen percent (15%) per annum. The Company may prepay any of the Notes without notice, subject to a two percent (2%) pre-payment penalty.

 

On July 2, 2019, a total of $2,500,000 of principal under the above-mentioned notes and the accrued interest of $82,916 was converted into equity and we recorded a loss on conversion of debt of $232,462 for the year ended December 31, 2019.

 

On February 26, 2020, we issued an unsecured note in the principle aggregate amount of $200,000, which becomes due two years after the date of issuance.  This note bears interest on the unpaid balance at the rate of fifteen percent (15%) per annum. The Company may prepay this note without notice, subject to a two percent (2%) pre-payment penalty.

 

As of March 31, 2020, we have unpaid reimbursable expenses to an officer of the company in the amount of $63,296.

 

As of March 31, 2020, we have a principal balance of $1,280,000 and accrued interest of $79,075 outstanding.

 

Interest Expense

 

Interest expense was $77,189 and $41,905 during the three months ended March 31, 2020 and 2019, respectively.