Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

GENERAL ORGANIZATION AND BUSINESS

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GENERAL ORGANIZATION AND BUSINESS
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2018
Organization, Consolidation and Presentation of Financial Statements [Abstract]  
GENERAL ORGANIZATION AND BUSINESS
1. GENERAL ORGANIZATION AND BUSINESS

 

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. On February 12, 2018, the Company acquired CureDM Group Holdings LLC (“CureDM”), for 47,741,140 shares of common stock of which 25,000,000 were delivered at closing and 22,741,140 shall be delivered in four equal tranches of 5,685,285 each upon the achievement of specific milestones. See Notes 3 and 15.

 

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.

 

Going Concern

 

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 $23.4 million as of December 31, 2018 and used cash in operations of $883,841 during the year ended December 31, 2018. 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 $12,500 cash on hand at December 31, 2018. 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 as well as collaboration activities in order to fund our operations. The Company raised $275,000 in gross proceeds from private placements of our Series A Preferred Stock during the first quarter of 2018. See Note 9. During the second quarter of 2018, the Company issued a note payable to a related party for $100,000. See Note 11. At the end of the third quarter of 2018, the Company approved a Private Placement Memorandum in an effort to raise additional funds. Also, at the end of the third quarter, the Company issued a Note Payable to CJY Holdings, Ltd, a related party, for $305,937. Also, in the fourth quarter of 2018, the Company has increased the amount of the note payable to the related party noted above to $174,500. An additional $339,144 was advanced to the Company during April 2019, from these related parties. Management anticipates that cash resources will be sufficient to fund our planned operations into the second quarter of 2019. The future of the Company is dependent upon its ability to obtain continued financing and upon future profitable operations from the partnering, development and clarity 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.