Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Related Party Transactions

Related Party Transactions
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2022
Related Party Transactions [Abstract]  
Related Party Transactions

(3) Related Party Transactions


During the three months ended March 31, 2021, Company issued 26,573 shares of common stock to an executive as a signing bonus and recorded related stock compensation expense of $100,000. During the three months ended March 31, 2022, the Company issued 160,219 shares of restricted stock and 396,511 stock options to executives. Total stock compensation expense of $475,000 is being recorded over the vesting period. In addition, 22,321 shares of vested stock and 125,951 vested stock options were granted to a former executive for which stock compensation expense of $112,500 was recorded. The aforementioned grants were made pursuant to the Company’s 2020 Incentive Compensation Plan.


The Company entered into a consulting agreement, dated November 18, 2020, with Balance Labs, Inc. Pursuant to the Consulting Agreement, Balance Labs is providing consulting services including assisting with the Company’s IPO and assisting with introductions to, and assistance with, negotiating and entering agreements with potential fleet, residential, marine and corporate customers that Balance Labs has relationships with. Balance Labs is also assisting with the Company’s expansion efforts. Under the Consulting Agreement, in payment of services that Balance Labs had already provided, the Company issued Balance Labs 265,728 shares of its common stock in November 2020. Upon the completion of the Company’s IPO, the Company made a one-time payment of $200,000 to Balance Labs. During the first year of the term of the Consulting Agreement, the Company paid Balance Labs $25,000 per month. In the second year of the agreement, the payment decreased to $22,500 per month. On November 18, 2021 and each anniversary of the initial term and the renewal terms, the Company will issue Balance Labs 132,905 shares of its common stock. The term of the Consulting Agreement is for two years. The President, CEO, CFO and Chairman of the Board of Balance Labs is also the former president of the Company and beneficially owns approximately 26% of the Company’s common stock as of March 31, 2021.


The Company is party to a technology license agreement with Fuel Butler LLC, which is owned 20% by an executive of the Company. See Note 5.