Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)


3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2024
Commitments and Contingencies Disclosure [Abstract]  





On September 8, 2021, Whipshots LLC, a Wyoming limited liability company (“Whipshots LLC”) entered into an Intellectual Property Purchase Agreement, effective August 24, 2021, with Penguins Fly, LLC, a Pennsylvania limited liability company (“Penguins”). The agreement provided that Penguins would sell the trademarks “Whipshotz” and “Whipshots”, the accompanying domain and social media handles of the same nomenclature, and certain intellectual property, documents, digital assets, customer data and other transferable rights under non-disclosure, non-compete, non-solicitation and confidentiality contracts benefiting the purchased intellectual property and documents (collectively, the “Acquired Assets”) to Whipshots LLC. The purchase price for the Acquired Assets will be payable to Penguins, over the course of seven years, based on a sliding scale percentage of gross revenues actually received by the Company solely from the sale of Whipshots/Whipshotz Products. The payment are subject to a minimum amount in each contract year and a maximum aggregate amount. In connection with this agreement the Company paid $20,000 during 2021, zero in 2022 and $38,620 in 2023 and the Company has accrued $318,050 to be paid pursuant to this agreement in 2024, all of which has been recorded as an indefinite-lived intangible asset.


On September 14, 2021, Whipshots Holdings, LLC (formerly Whipshots, LLC) a Delaware limited liability company (“Whipshots Holdings”), entered into a License Agreement (the “Washpoppin License Agreement”) with Washpoppin Inc., a New York corporation (“Washpoppin”). Pursuant to the Washpoppin License Agreement, Washpoppin licensed certain Licensed Property (as defined therein) of the recording artist professionally known as “Cardi B” (the “Artist”) to us. Whipshots Holdings and Washpoppin entered into an amended and restated Washpoppin License Agreement (“A&R Washpoppin License Agreement”), with an effective date of November 27, 2023. As part of the A&R Washpoppin License Agreement, in exchange for royalty rates based on Net Sales (as defined therein) during each applicable contract period, the Washpoppin warrants to cause the Artist to attend certain in person events, media interviews, participate in the development of the Licensed Products (as defined therein), and promote the Licensed Products through social media posts on the Artist’s social media platforms. We have committed to a minimum royalty payment under the A&R Washpoppin License Agreement of an aggregate of $3,300,000 subject to Washpoppin’s satisfaction of its obligations. During the three months ended March 31, 2024 and 2023, the Company incurred expenses related to this agreement of approximately $412,500 and $275,000, respectively.


Skylar Acquisition


Following the 18-month holdback period from the date of the Skylar Acquisition on December 29, 2022, the Company expects to issue former Skylar shareholders up to an aggregate amount of 11,573,660 shares of Class A common stock, for which it has recorded $2,314,732 equity consideration payable on the balance sheet as of March 31, 2024.