(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
120 Broadway, Floor 12
New York, NY
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Name of each exchange on
Common Stock, par value $0.0001
New York Stock Exchange
Warrants, each warrant exercisable for one share of Common Stock at an exercise price of $11.50 per share
New York Stock Exchange
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Item 8.01 Other Events
BARK, Inc. (the “Company”) has scheduled the Company’s annual meeting of stockholders (the “2023 Annual Meeting”) on Tuesday, August 15, 2023, commencing at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time. A proxy statement with information regarding the venue, business and voting procedures for the 2023 Annual Meeting will be distributed to stockholders prior to such meeting.
Deadline for Rule 14a-8 Stockholder Proposals
Under the Securities and Exchange Commission’s proxy rules, the Company has set the deadline for submission of proposals to be included in the proxy materials for the 2023 Annual Meeting as June 3, 2023. Accordingly, in order for a stockholder proposal to be considered for inclusion in the Company’s proxy materials for the 2023 Annual Meeting, the proposal must be received by the Company’s Secretary at BARK, Inc., 120 Broadway, 12th Floor, New York, NY 10271 on or before June 3, 2023, and comply with the procedures and requirements set forth in Rule 14a-8 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
Advance Notice Deadline for Director Nominations and Other Stockholder Proposals
In accordance with the Company’s bylaws, for director nominations or stockholder proposals to be brought before the upcoming annual meeting of stockholders, other than Rule 14a-8 proposals described above, written notice must be received by the Company’s Secretary at BARK, Inc., 120 Broadway, 12th Floor, New York, NY 10271 on or before June 3, 2023. Such notices must also comply with the requirements of the Company’s bylaws and other applicable law.
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.