Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Stockholders' equity

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Stockholders' equity
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2017
Equity [Abstract]  
Stockholders' equity
Note 6. Stockholders' equity:

Restricted common stock award: 
During the three months ended March 31, 2017, the Company approved the award of 165,000 restricted shares to members of its Board of Directors, of which 6,042 common shares were vested as of March 31, 2017 (see Note 7).
Private placement offerings: 
In March 2017, the Company completed private placements totaling $7,000,000. Included was a common stock unit financing for $2,250,000 with certain accredited investors. The common stock unit offering totalled 900,000 units, consisted of 400,000 units for $1,000,000 less $294,026 of offering expenses, has been released to the respective parties, with the balance of 500,000 units for $1,250,000 held in escrow pending completion of release conditions.  The common stock offering sold units (the "Units") at a purchase price of $2.50 per Unit. Each Unit consists of one share of the Company's common stock and a three-year warrant to purchase one share of the Company's common stock at an exercise price of $3.50 per share. The Company also closed on a convertible note financing with certain accredited investors with gross proceeds totaling $4,750,000. The convertible note financing proceeds are in escrow pending successful completion of release conditions.  Following release from escrow the notes shall be convertible into shares of common stock at an initial conversion price of $2.50 per share. Warrants to purchase 1,900,000 shares of the Company's common stock at an initial exercise price of $3.56 per share were also issued with the convertible note financing. Pursuant to the terms of the convertible note purchase agreements, the Company has agreed to file a proxy to hold a special meeting of its shareholders to among other provisions, approve the terms of the offering and authorize preferred stock, all as specified in the agreements.
The portion of the common stock unit financing held in escrow and the convertible note financing, held in escrow, have been reflected in the consolidated balance sheet at the face amount of the securities issued and held in escrow less the cash received for those securities, which is also held in escrow.   When the release conditions have been met, the cash, common stock units and convertible notes will be reflected gross at their carrying amounts, net of any discounts.
In addition, since the warrants given with the common stock unit and convertible note financings are also held in escrow pending the release conditions, their issuance is contingent upon satisfaction of release conditions, as defined in the agreements.  Accordingly, they will be valued and financing proceeds will be allocated to them at the time the contingency is resolved.  Any beneficial conversion feature resulting from the allocation of proceeds among the convertible notes and warrants will also be recorded at that time.
The convertible notes accrue interest at 2% per annum commencing with their execution and as a result, the Company has recorded approximately $3,900 in interest expense during the three months ended March 31, 2017 and accrued interest of approximately $3,900 is included in the consolidated balance sheet as of March 31, 2017.
The Company has evaluated the guidance ASC 480-10 Distinguishing Liabilities from Equity and ASC 815-40 Contracts in an Entity's Own Equity to determine the appropriate classification of the instruments.
In connection with the private placements, the Company also entered into a Registration Rights Agreement, with the investors pursuant to which the Company agreed to file a registration statement covering the resale of the shares of common stock issuable upon exercise or conversion of the securities and to maintain its effectiveness until all such securities have been sold or may be sold without restriction. In the event a registration statement covering such shares of common stock is not effective, the Company is required to pay to the investors on a monthly basis an amount equal to 1% of the investors' investment, subject to conditions as defined in the agreement.