Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Stockholders' Equity

Stockholders' Equity
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2017
Equity [Abstract]  
Stockholders' Equity

13. Stockholders’ Equity


Preferred Stock – The Company has no preferred stock issued. The Company’s amended and restated certificate of incorporation and amended and restated bylaws include provisions that allow the Company’s Board of Directors to issue, without further action by the stockholders, up to 1,000,000 shares of undesignated preferred stock.


Common Stock – The Company has one class of common stock outstanding with a total number of shares authorized of 45,000,000. As of December 31, 2017, the Company had 3,962,816 shares of common stock outstanding.


On January 13, 2017, the Company entered into a stock purchase agreement (the “Purchase Agreement”) with Cosmic Forward Ltd. (“CFL”), pursuant to which, the Company agreed to issue and sell to CFL (the “Second Share Issuance”), and CFL agreed to purchase, at a price of $9.60 per share (the “Per Share Price”), upon the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in the Purchase Agreement, 312,500 shares of the Company’s common stock.


On December 8, 2017, Professional Diversity Network, Inc. (the “Company”) sold 18,200 shares of common stock (each a “Share” and collectively the “Shares”) at a price of $3.49 per Share for gross proceeds of $63,518.00. The per Share purchase price reflected a ten percent (10%) discount from the closing price of the Company’s common stock on December 7, 2017.