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EX-99.1 - PRESS RELEASE OF THE REGISTRANT DATED SEPTEMBER 25, 2017. - Zedge, Inc.f8k092517ex99-1_zedgeinc.htm





Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 25, 2017




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   1-37782   26-3199071

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

  (Commission File Number)  

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


22 Cortlandt Street (14th Floor), New York, NY   10007
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (330) 577-3424 

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)



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Item 8.01 Other Events.


On September 25, 2017, Zedge, Inc. (the “Registrant”) issued a press release announcing, among other things, its plans to roll out a marketplace where artists and creators of digital content can monetize their creations in late 2017. The Registrant announced that, in order to accelerate the development of this marketplace, on September 19, 2017, it acquired intellectual property assets from Freeform Development and retained several key members of Freeform’s team. The Registrant paid a total of $222,567 in cash and is issuing 126,679 shares of the Registrant’s Class B Common Stock to Freeform. The shares issued to Freeform will be restricted for two years after grant. In addition, the Registrant granted 192,953 shares of the Registrant’s Class B Common Stock to key members of Freeform’s management team whom the Registrant has hired. Such shares shall vest in equal tranches over four years based upon the recipient’s continued employment with the Registrant. A copy of the press release issued by the Registrant concerning the foregoing is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.


Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d) Exhibits.


Exhibit No.   Document  
99.1   Press Release of the Registrant dated September 25, 2017.




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.



/s/ Jonathan Reich

  Name: Jonathan Reich
  Title: Chief Financial Officer

Dated: September 25, 2017






Exhibit Number   Document  
99.1   Press Release of the Registrant, dated September 25, 2017.