FORM 3
        
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person * Smith Douglas Baker 2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (MM/DD/YYYY)
5/3/2019 

3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol theMaven, Inc. [MVEN]
(Last)       (First)       (Middle)
225 LIBERTY STREET, 27TH FLOOR
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)_____ Director                          _____ 10% Owner
___X___ Officer (give title below)        _____ Other (specify below)
Chief Financial Officer /
(Street)
NEW YORK, NY 10281      
(City)             (State)             (Zip)
5. If Amendment, Date Original Filed(MM/DD/YYYY)
 

6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing(Check Applicable Line)_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned
(Instr. 4)
3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(MM/DD/YYYY)
3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Options to purchase  3/11/2020 (1) 2/11/2029  Common Stock  1500000  $0.57  D   
Options to purchase  12/18/2020 (3) 4/10/2029  Common Stock  1064008 (2) $0.46  D   

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  1/3 vests after 1 year. Balance vests monthly over next 2 years.
(2)  Grant vests 1/3 after first year. Balance monthly over next 2 years.
(3)  The ability to exercise is subject to both: i) vesting conditions (2) and ii) the Issuer's stockholders approving a requisite increase in authorized shares of common stock, after the date the grant was issued, that would apply to this grant; such requisite increased was approved as of December 18, 2020.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Smith Douglas Baker
225 LIBERTY STREET, 27TH FLOOR
NEW YORK, NY 10281


Chief Financial Officer

Signatures
/s/ Douglas Baker Smith 2/3/2021
**Signature of Reporting Person Date