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Subsequent Events

Subsequent Events
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2020
Subsequent Events [Abstract]  
Subsequent Events

Note 11 — Subsequent Events


On September 29, 2020, the Company (as “Purchaser”) entered into a Purchase and Sale Agreement (the “Agreement”) with Graphene Holdings, LLC, Mercury FundingCo, LLC, Ventus Capital, LLC and Jetco Holdings, LLC (together the “Sellers”) to acquire all outstanding Membership Units (the “Units”) of TBD Safety, LLC (“TBD”). Collectively, the Sellers own all outstanding Units of TBD. Under the terms of the Agreement, the Company is to issue a total of Two Million Two Hundred Ten Thousand Three Hundred Eighty-Two (2,210,382) shares of the Company’s common stock and a total of Seven Hundred Sixty Four Thousand Six Hundred Eighteen (764,618) shares of a newly designated Preferred Stock (the “Preferred”). In addition, the Company and Sellers shall enter into a Registration Rights Agreement (the “Registration Rights Agreement”) in favor of the Sellers obligating the Company to register such Common Stock and shares of Common Stock to be issued upon conversion of the Preferred within 120 days after the Closing. The Sellers shall have an Earn Out Consideration - At such time as the Assets purchased in the Agreement achieve cumulative revenue of $10,000,000, the Sellers shall earn a total of One Hundred Twenty-Five Thousand (125,000) shares of Common Stock. The Closing of the transaction occurred on October 16, 2020.


On October 7, 2020, the Company (the “Borrower”) and Jefferson Street Capital, LLC (the “Holder”) entered into a Forbearance Agreement (the “Agreement”) against the Note issued by the Borrower to the Holder dated April 7, 2020. Under the terms of the Agreement, the Borrower has requested and the Holder has agreed to temporarily forebear, until the earlier of (i) December 9, 2020 or (ii) at such time as a default shall occur under and pursuant to the Purchase Agreement, the Note or the Agreement, from exercising its right to convert amounts due under the Note into Common Stock of the Borrower, in exchange for a one time cash payment forbearance fee equal to $12,500 paid upon execution of the Agreement.


On October 8, 2020, the Company issued 1,132,209 shares of common stock to Mercury FundingCo, LLC, representing a 8.05% ownership in the Company, valued at $1,890,956 as per the terms of the Purchase and Sale Agreement dated September 29, 2020 for the purchase of TBD Safety, LLC.


On October 8, 2020, the Company issued 1,078,073 shares of common stock to Ventus Capital, LLC, representing a 7.64% ownership in the Company, valued at $1,800,382 as per the terms of the Purchase and Sale Agreement dated September 29, 2020 for the purchase of TBD Safety, LLC.


On October 12, 2020, the Company issued 125,000 shares of common stock to Ralls, valued at $250,000, related to the exercise of the Common Stock Purchase Warrant dated January 10, 2020.


On October 16, 2020, the Company filed a Certificate of Designation (the “Designation”) with the Secretary of State of Nevada, which designates 1,000,000 shares of the Company’s preferred stock, par value $0.001 per share, as Series B Convertible Preferred Stock (“Series B”). Pursuant to the terms of the Designation, holders of the Series B shall be entitled to dividends, a liquidation preference and shall have conversion rights. Each share of Series B shall be convertible into 1 share of Common Stock, on or after the twelve month anniversary of the Original Issue Date at the option of the Holder thereof, for a total not to exceed 1,000,000 shares of Common Stock. The holders of the Series B shall have no voting rights.


On October 27, 2020, Gerald Whitt, Alexander Whitt, Matthew Whitt, Christopher Whitt, Deborah Milam and David Knecht, individually and in their personal capacities, and derivatively on behalf of Cloud B, Inc. (together the “Plaintiffs”) filed a claim against the Company, CBAV1, LLC, SRM Idea Lab, Inc., Christopher B. Ferguson, Linda Suh, Jeff Johnson, Richard Brenner, Phillip McFillin, Kevin Ferguson, Brett Vroman and Does 1-100 (together the “Defendants”) and Cloud B, Inc., as a nominal defendant, alleging fraudulent concealment, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, breach of confidence, intentional misrepresentation, negligent misrepresentation, unfair business practices and civil conspiracy requesting judgment in excess of $8,000,000 for compensatory damages, punitive damages and attorneys’ fees.


On October 29, 2020, the Company, along with its subsidiaries, Edison Nation, LLC and Ferguson Containers, Inc., entered into a Futures Receivables Sale Agreement (the “Agreement”) with Itria Ventures, LLC whereby the Company agreed to the sale of $155,000 of receivables for $125,000. The proceeds were used to fund our receivables for overseas distributors. Christopher B. Ferguson, our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, personally guaranteed the prompt and complete performance of the Company’s obligations under the Agreement.


On October 30, 2020, Edison Nation, Inc. (the “Company”) received a letter of intent from a prospective purchaser dated October 22, 2020 setting forth the terms of an offer to purchase Cloud b assets from CBAV1, LLC (“CBAV1”), the Company’s wholly owned subsidiary (the “LOI”). The Cloud b assets include but are not limited to intellectual property, know how, brand names, trade names, patents, models, internet websites, domains, social network assets, production facilities, including the molds of all products, and inventory (“Cloud b Assets”).


On November 4, 2020, the Company filed Articles of Incorporation in the State of Nevada for a new wholly owned subsidiary, Vinco Ventures, LLC.


On November 4, 2020, the Company, through its new wholly owned subsidiary, Vinco Ventures, Inc. (“Vinco”), filed Articles of Formation in the State of Nevada for Honey Badger Media, LLC (“Honey Badger”). Honey Badger will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Vinco.


On November 5, 2020, the Company (the “Parent”) and its wholly owned subsidiary, Vinco Ventures, Inc. (the “Merger Sub”), entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger (the “Agreement”). Under the terms of the Agreement, the Merger Sub merged with and into the Parent and the Parent became the surviving corporation of the Merger (the “Surviving Corporation”). The name of the Surviving Corporation is Vinco Ventures, Inc. The transaction closed on November 10, 2020. The Articles of Merger were filed with the Secretary of State of the State of Nevada on November 11, 2020. Effective November 12, 2020, the Company’s common stock, which trades on the Nasdaq Capital Market, ceased trading under the ticker symbol “EDNT” and commenced trading under the new ticker symbol “BBIG.” Along with the ticker change, the Company’s common stock was assigned a new CUSIP number of 927330100.


On November 10, 2020, the Company, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Honey Badger Media, LLC, entered into a series of transactions with Honey Badger Media, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company:


On November 10, 2020, under the terms of the Asset Purchase Agreement (the “Agreement”), the Company (the “Buyer”) agreed to purchase from Honey Badger Media, LLC (the “Seller”) all of the Seller’s rights, title and interest in and to the Internet Websites, Domain Names, and all of the respective content (the “Domains”), and any other rights associated with the domains, including, without limitation, any intellectual property rights, all related Domains, logos, customer lists and agreements, email lists, passwords, usernames and trade names; and all of the related social media accounts including but not limited to, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest at closing (collectively the “Purchased Assets”). In consideration for the sale of the Purchased Assets, the Buyer agreed to pay the Seller the amount of Three Hundred Thousand Dollars (US $300,000).


On November 10, 2020, under the terms of the Platform License Agreement (the “License Agreement”), Honey Badger Media, LLC (the “Licensor”) granted the Company (the “Licensee”) a perpetual, exclusive, worldwide license (the “License”) to implement and commercialize the assets connected with the Platform, including, but not limited to, the right to use all of Licensor’s intellectual property rights comprising the Platform, owned by or licensed to Licensor that are utilized as part of the Platform (“Licensed Related Assets”). In consideration for the License, the Licensee agreed to pay to the Licensor a fee equal to thirty percent (30%) of the Net Profits generated from Licensee’s clients through the Platform and Licensed Related Assets and the Licensee’s parent company agreed to issue the Licensor 750,000 shares of common stock.


On November 10, 2020, under the terms of the Employment Agreement (the Employment Agreement”), Laurie Argall (the “Executive”) retained the role of Vice President of Digital Commerce. The initial term of the Employment Agreement is for a period commencing on November 10, 2020 and ending on the two (2) year anniversary of the Employment Agreement. The Executive shall receive a base salary of Sixty Thousand Dollars ($60,000) per year. Executive shall be entitled to three (3) weeks of comprehensive paid time off (includes vacation, sick and personal days) each year.


On November 17, 2020, the Company, through its subsidiary, Edison Nation, LLC (the “Vendor”), entered into an Inventory Management Agreement (the “Agreement”) with the Forever 8 Fund, LLC (“F8”), an entity which our President holds a 45% ownership interest. Under the terms of the Agreement, F8 desires to maintain inventory of and sell to Vendor certain Products pursuant to the terms and conditions set forth in the Agreement. As consideration for the inventory management services provided under this Agreement, Vendor agrees to pay F8 a fee for each unit of each Product sold on a Platform determined in accordance with the fee schedule set forth in the applicable Product Schedule (the “Fee Schedule”) based on the Age of Inventory Sold set forth on the Fee Schedule (the “F8 Fees”). Prior to the signing of the agreement, F8 advanced the Vendor $239,283 that was utilized to pay for deposits with the Vendors factories. This Agreement shall commence on the Effective Date and shall continue in full force and effect until January 31, 2022 (the “Initial Term”), unless terminated earlier as provided in this Agreement.


On November 19, 2020, the Company issued 40,000 shares of common stock valued at $59,600 to a note holder for conversion of a restricted stock unit into shares of common stock.