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): March 31, 2020

 

BTCS INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Nevada   000-55141   90-1096644
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
  (Commission
File Number)
  (I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)

 

9466 Georgia Avenue #124, Silver Spring, MD 20901

(Address of Principal Executive Offices, and Zip Code)

 

(202) 430-6576

Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code

 

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))

 

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act: None

 

Title of each class   Trading Symbol(s)   Name of each exchange on which registered
None   N/A   N/A

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).

 

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 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

 

On March 31, 2020, in response to the economic impact of COVID-19 on digital assets and the economy, the board of directors (the “Board”) of BTCS Inc. (the “Company”) unanimously agreed to lower the independent director cash fee from $75,000 to $18,750 for 2020 and to $15,000 per year thereafter. Additionally, Charles Allen, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer, and Michal Handerhan, the Company’s Chief Operating Officer, agreed to defer 35% of their cash compensation during the second quarter 2020 (the “Period”) and refrain from making any payments during the Period on accrued and unpaid compensation owed prior to the Period.

 

 

 

 

SIGNATURE

 

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.

 

  BTCS INC.
     
Date: April 2, 2020 By: /s/ Charles W. Allen
  Name: Charles W. Allen

 

 

 

 

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