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Basis of Presentation and Description of Business

Basis of Presentation and Description of Business
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2023
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Basis of Presentation and Description of Business

1. Basis of Presentation and Description of Business


The accompanying consolidated financial statements have been prepared in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America (“GAAP”) pursuant to the rules and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) for interim financial information. Accordingly, they do not include all of the information and notes required by GAAP for complete financial statements. The accompanying consolidated financial statements include all adjustments, which consist of normal recurring adjustments and transactions or events discretely impacting the interim periods, considered necessary by management to fairly state our results of operations, financial position and cash flows. The operating results for interim periods are not necessarily indicative of results that may be expected for any other interim period or for the full year. These consolidated financial statements should be read in conjunction with the audited consolidated financial statements and notes thereto included in our 2022 Form 10-K.


Professional Diversity Network, Inc. (“the Company”, “PDN, Inc.”, “we,” “our,” or “us,”) is both the operator of the Professional Diversity Network (the “PDN Network,” or the “Professional Diversity Network”) and a holding company for NAPW, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company and the operator of the National Association of Professional Women (the “NAPW Network” or “NAPW”). The PDN Network operates online professional networking communities with career resources specifically tailored to the needs of different diverse cultural groups including: Women, Hispanic-Americans, African-Americans, Asian-Americans, persons with disabilities, Military Professionals, Lesbians, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ+), and Students and Graduates seeking to transition from education to career. The networks’ purposes, among others, are to assist their registered users in their efforts to connect with like-minded individuals, identify career opportunities within the network and connect with prospective employers. The Company’s technology platform is integral to the operation of its business. In January 2023, the Company purchased the assets and operations of Expo Experts LLC. Expo Experts, LLC specializes in producing premier face-to-face and virtual recruiting events for Engineering, Technology and Security Clearance positions, designed to attract diverse candidates who may also have STEM-based background (see Note. 4 – Business Combinations).


The NAPW Network is a networking organization for professional women, whereby its members can develop their professional networks, further their education and skills, and promote their business and career accomplishments. NAPW provides its members with opportunities to network and develop valuable business relationships with other professionals through its website, as well as at virtual and in-person events hosted at its local chapters across the country.


RemoteMore USA is an innovative, global entity that provides remote-hiring marketplace services for developers and companies. RemoteMore connects companies with reliable, cost-efficient, vetted developers, and empowers software developers to find meaningful jobs regardless of their location. As of September 30, 2023, PDN, Inc. owned 72.62% of RemoteMore USA, Inc. (“RemoteMore USA” or “RemoteMore”). The Company consolidates RemoteMore USA’s operations into its consolidated financial statements.


In March 2020, our Board of Directors decided to suspend all China operations. The results of China operations are presented in the consolidated statements of operations and comprehensive loss as net loss from discontinued operations.