SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported) January 19, 2017
Net Element, Inc.
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Item 3.02 Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities.
On January 19, 2017, the Company opted to present ESOUSA HOLDINGS, LLC, a New York limited liability company (“ESOUSA”), with a purchase notice directing ESOUSA to purchase 240,964 shares of the Company’s common stock for the aggregate purchase price of $200,000 (or $0.83 per share) pursuant to the Common Stock Purchase Agreement (the “SPA”) with ESOUSA. The SPA and its terms were disclosed in our Current Report on Form 8-K filed on July 12, 2016. Such shares of common stock of the Company were issued to ESOUSA under an exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), in reliance upon Section 4(a)(2) of the Securities Act.
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.
Dated: January 19, 2017
|NET ELEMENT, INC.|
|By: /s/ Jonathan New|
|Name: Jonathan New|
|Title: Chief Financial Officer|