Administrative Services Agreement
VPCC entered into an agreement, commencing on March 4, 2021, to pay the Sponsor up to $10,000 per month for office space, utilities, secretarial and administrative support services. For the period from January 14, 2021 (inception) through December 31, 2021, the Company incurred $100,000 in fees for these services, respectively, of which $90,000 is included in accrued expenses in the accompanying consolidated balance sheet as of December 31, 2021. The agreement terminated upon the consummation of the Business Combination.
Pre-Business Combination Related Party Transactions of Legacy Dave
Promissory Notes and Loan, Pledge and Option Agreements
In connection with early exercises of two option grants, Kyle Beilman, Dave’s Chief Financial Officer and Secretary, executed two promissory notes for the exercise price in January 2018 and March 2020 in the principal amounts of $34,325 and $981,750, respectively. The notes bore interest at 2.0% and 1.53% and were to mature on March 12, 2023 and March 3, 2025 (or earlier upon certain specified events), respectively, and were secured by a pledge of certain shares held by Mr. Beilman. In connection with the Business Combination, these promissory notes were repaid.
In August 2019, Legacy Dave entered into loan, pledge, and option agreements with Jason Wilk, its Chief Executive Officer and Director, and Mr. Beilman in connection with loans by Legacy Dave to Mr. Wilk and Mr. Beilman related to the early exercise of stock options. Legacy Dave received Non-Recourse Promissory Notes in exchange for these loans and an option which allowed Legacy Dave to acquire shares held by these stockholders. The notes were collateralized by a pledge of certain shares held by Mr. Wilk and Mr. Beilman. The entire unpaid principal balance of these loans, together with all accrued but unpaid interest, was due and payable upon the earlier of (i) August 12, 2026; (ii) a liquidity event; or (iii) upon the exercise of the call option by Legacy Dave. These loans carried a stated interest rate of 1.87%, which was compounded annually. The outstanding balance of the loans, inclusive of interest, was approximately $9.9 million, $9.6 million and $9.4 million as of December 31, 2021, December 31, 2020 and December 31, 2019, respectively. On January 2, 2022, Legacy Dave exercised its option to repurchase the shares with respect to Mr. Wilk. On January 3, 2022, Legacy Dave exercised its option to repurchase the shares with respect to Mr. Beilman, and each such promissory note was cancelled in consideration for the Repurchase, and the pledged shares were released.
In December 2018, Legacy Dave and PCJW Properties LLC (“PCJW Properties”) entered into a sublease agreement (the “PCJW Sublease”), and in January 2019, Legacy Dave and PCJW Properties entered into a net lease (the “Net Lease”), in each case for commercial office space in Los Angeles, California. Jason Wilk, a Director and Chief Executive Officer of Dave, is a partner at PCJW Properties. Monthly rent under the PCJW Sublease is approximately $5,000, subject to an annual escalation of 4%. The monthly rent under the Net Lease is approximately $19,000, subject to an annual escalation of 5%. During the years ended December 31, 2021, 2020, and 2019, Legacy Dave paid approximately $320,000, $240,000 and $305,000, respectively, under these lease agreements. The Company assumed Legacy Dave’s obligations under the Net Lease and PCJW Sublease.
Right of First Refusal Agreement
In August 2019, Legacy Dave entered into a right of first refusal and co-sale agreement (the “ROFR and Co-Sale Agreement”) with certain Legacy Dave stockholders. including Jason Wilk. Pursuant to the ROFR and Co-Sale Agreement, certain parties thereto agreed to grant Legacy Dave a right of first refusal on certain transfers of Legacy Dave’s equity securities, with other investors party thereto entitled to a secondary right of first refusal and a right of co-sale on transfers by other applicable holders, subject to certain exceptions, each in accordance with the terms thereof. The ROFR and Co-Sale Agreement were terminated in connection with the closing of the Business Combination.
Legacy Dave was a party to the Founder Holder Agreement, dated as of June 3, 2021, pursuant to which certain Legacy Dave Stockholders, including entities affiliated with Victory Park Management, LLC, which is affiliated with Brendan Carroll, who serves as a director of Dave, agreed to vote their shares of Legacy Dave Capital Stock on certain matters, including with respect to the election of directors. This agreement was terminated as of the effective time of the Business Combination pursuant to the terms thereof.