SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): November 8, 2018 (November 5, 2018)
PROFESSIONAL DIVERSITY NETWORK, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State of other Jurisdiction
|801 W. Adams Street, Sixth Floor, Chicago, Illinois||60607|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (312) 614-0950
(Former name or former address if changed since last report.)
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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement
Item 3.02 Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities
On November 5, 2018, Professional Diversity Network, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), entered into a note purchase agreement (the “Note Purchase Agreement”) with GNet Tech Holdings Public Limited Company (the “GNet Tech”), pursuant to which the Company issued to GNet Tech a $500,000 convertible promissory note with an interest rate of 6% per annum (the “Note”). The Note shall mature six months after the date of issuance (the “Maturity Date”). Pursuant to the Note Purchase Agreement and the Note, at any time on or after the Maturity Date, at the election of the note holder, the Note will convert into the Company’s common stock (the “Common Stock”) at a conversion price of the lower of (i) the closing price of the Common Stock on NASDAQ immediately preceding the date of issuance or the date of conversion, as applicable, or (ii) the average closing price of the Common Stock on NASDAQ for the five trading days immediately preceding the date of issuance or the date of conversion, as applicable (the “Minimum Price”). However, in no event shall the conversion price be less than the Minimum Price on the date of issuance.
The issuance of the Note is exempt from registration pursuant to Section 4(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, as a transaction not involving a public offering.
The foregoing description of the terms of the Note Purchase Agreement and the Note does not purport to be complete and is subject to, and qualified in its entirety by reference to the forms of the Note Purchase Agreement and the Note, which are filed herewith as Exhibit 99.1 and 99.2, and are incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Form of the Note Purchase Agreement|
|99.2||Form of the Convertible Promissory Note|
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.
|Date: November 8, 2018||PROFESSIONAL DIVERSITY NETWORK, INC.|
|By:||/s/ Jiangping (Gary) Xiao|
|Jiangping (Gary) Xiao|
|Chief Financial Officer|