UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C.  20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of

The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 25, 2019

 

Riot Blockchain, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Nevada 001-33675 84-1553387
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation) (Commission File Number) (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

 

  202 6th Street, Suite 401,  
  Castle Rock, CO  80104  
 

(Address of principal executive offices) 

 
     
  (303) 794-2000  
  (Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)  

 

 

(Former name, former address, and former fiscal year, if changed since last report.)

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

  Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

  Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

  Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

  Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

Title of each class   Trading Symbol(s)   Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock   RIOT   NASDAQ Stock Market LLC

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

 

Emerging growth company 

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. 

 

 
 

 

Item 8.01   Other Events.

 

On July 25, 2019, Riot Blockchain, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing the formation of an Advisory Board comprised of well-respected thought leaders in the bitcoin and blockchain space. The Advisory Board will provide advisory services to the Company as it continues to operate and expand in the bitcoin and blockchain space. A copy of the Company’s press release announcing the establishment of the Advisory Board is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.

 

Item 9.01   Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d) Exhibits 

 

The following exhibit is furnished herewith:

 

Exhibit

Number

Description
99.1 Press Release, issued by Riot Blockchain, Inc. on July 25, 2019 (furnished pursuant to Item 8.01).

 

 

 

 

 
 

S I G N A T U R E

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

  RIOT BLOCKCHAIN, INC.
     
     
  By: /s/ Robby Chang
    Robby Chang
    Chief Financial Officer

 

Date: July 25, 2019