Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)


12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2015
Notes to Financial Statements  

Boston Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) was formed as a Delaware corporation on August 24, 2009 under the name Avanyx Therapeutics, Inc.  On November 10, 2010, the Company entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger (the “Merger Agreement”) with Boston Therapeutics, Inc., a New Hampshire corporation (“BTI”) providing for the merger of BTI into the Company with the Company being the surviving entity (the “Merger”),  the issuance by the Company of 4,000,000 shares of common stock to the stockholders of BTI in exchange for 100% of the outstanding common stock of BTI, and the change of the Company’s name to Boston Therapeutics, Inc.  David Platt, the Company’s former Chief Executive Officer, is a founder of BTI and was a director and minority stockholder of BTI at the time of the Merger.  Dr. Platt received 400,000 shares of the Company’s common stock in connection with the Merger.  Kenneth A. Tassey, Jr., the Company’s former President, was the Chief Executive Officer, President and principal stockholder of BTI at the time of the Merger. Mr. Tassey received 3,200,000 shares of our common stock in connection with the Merger.


The Company’s primary business is the development, manufacture and commercialization of therapeutic drugs with a focus on complex carbohydrate chemistry to address unmet medical needs in diabetes and inflammatory diseases. We have brought one product, SUGARDOWN®, to market and have begun to make initial sales. We are currently focused on the development of two additional drug products: BTI-320, a non-systemic, non-toxic, tablet for reduction of post-meal blood glucose in people living with diabetes that is fully developed, and IPOXYN, an injectable anti-necrosis, anti-hypoxia drug that we are currently developing. Due to the lack of adequate funding, the Company has not done any work with respect to IPOXYN to date.


The accompanying financial statements have been prepared assuming the Company will continue as a going concern.  The Company has limited cash resources, recurring cash used in operations and operating losses history.  As shown in the accompanying financial statements, the Company has an accumulated deficit of approximately $14.5 million as of December 31, 2015 and used cash in operations of approximately $1.3 million during the year ended December 31, 2015. These factors among others, raise substantial doubt about the Company’s ability to continue as a going concern.


The Company has incurred recurring operating losses since inception as it has worked to bring its SUGARDOWN® product to market and develop BTI-320 and IPOXYN.  Management expects such operating losses will continue until such time that substantial revenues are received from SUGARDOWN® or the regulatory and clinical development of BTI-320 or IPOXYN is completed. The Company has approximately $41,000 cash on hand at December 31, 2015.  Management is currently seeking additional capital through private placements and public offerings of its common stock.  In addition, the Company may seek to raise additional capital through public or private debt or equity financings in order to fund our operations.  The Company has received ongoing funding through a fixed price convertible note from a related party and significant shareholder. Management anticipates that cash resources will be sufficient to fund our planned operations into the second quarter of 2016 as a result of this funding and cash management. The Company has entered into an advisory agreement with an investment banking firm whereby the Company is hopeful to receive funding for its operations. The future of the Company is dependent upon its ability to obtain financing and upon future profitable operations from the development of its new business opportunities.


There can be no assurance that we will be successful in accomplishing our objectives. Without such additional capital, we may be required to cease operations. The accompanying financial statements do not include any adjustments that might result should the Company be unable to continue as a going concern.