CLRO ClearOne

Filed: 9 Jul 21, 2:12pm




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): July 9, 2021 (July 2, 2021)


ClearOne, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)







(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)


(Commission File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)


5225 Wiley Post Way, Suite 500, Salt Lake City, Utah



(Address of principal executive offices)


(Zip Code)


+1 (801) 975-7200

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


Not applicable

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


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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).    Emerging growth company


If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.


Securities Registered Pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:  


Title of each class

Trading Symbol(s)

Name of each exchange on which registered

Common Stock, $0.001


The NASDAQ Capital Market


Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

On July 2, 2021, ClearOne, Inc. (the “Company”) obtained a bridge loan in the principal amount of $2,000,000 from Edward D. Bagley (the “Bridge Loan”). Mr. Bagley is an affiliate of the Company and is the beneficial owner of approximately 46.7% of the Company’s issued and outstanding shares of common stock. The Bridge Loan is evidenced by a promissory note dated July 2, 2021 (the “Note”) issued by the Company to Mr. Bagley.  The Note bears interests at a rate of 8.0% per annum, matures on the earlier to occur of (i) October 1, 2021 or (ii) within two business days of the Company’s receipt of its expected U.S. federal income tax refund, and contains other customary covenants and events of default.  This description of the Note is qualified entirely by reference to the Note, a copy of which is filed as Exhibit 10.1 hereto and is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 2.03 Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.

The description of the Bridge Loan and Note is incorporated herein by reference from Item 1.01 above.


Item 9.01             Financial Statements and Exhibits


(d) Exhibits


Exhibit Number


Exhibit Title






Promissory Note dated July 2, 2021.




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.







Date: July 9, 2021


/s/ Zeynep Hakimoglu



Zeynep Hakimoglu



Chief Executive Officer (Principal Executive Officer)