|3 Months Ended|
Mar. 31, 2017
|Debt Disclosure [Abstract]|
9. DEBT OBLIGATIONS
Between January 27, 2017 and February 27, 2017, the Company sold convertible promissory notes to accredited investors for total gross proceeds to the Company of $1,260,000. The notes had a 90-day maturity, paid 8% annual interest and were convertible into the Company’s Series B convertible preferred stock (the “Series B Preferred Stock”) at a conversion price of $10 per share, beginning fifteen days after being notified of the Series B Preferred Stock offering. On March 31, 2017, the $1,260,000 of principal plus $7,324 of accrued interest owed on the convertible promissory notes was converted into 126,700 shares of Series B Preferred Stock (See Note 12 -Stockholders’ Equity).
The Company’s outstanding debt obligations consist of principal remaining related to 8% convertible notes (the IPG Notes) that were issued during 2010. The conversion option on the IPG Notes expired in 2012, and the IPG Notes are no longer convertible into the Company’s stock. The balance on the IPG Notes is as follows:
 Accrued interest is included as a component of accrued expenses on the condensed consolidated balance sheets.
During the three months ended March 31, 2017, the Company repaid $15,000 of principal related to the IPG Notes.
During the three months ended March 31, 2017 and 2016, the Company accrued interest expense of $8,849 and $7,868, respectively, in connection with the IPG Notes.
The entire disclosure for information about short-term and long-term debt arrangements, which includes amounts of borrowings under each line of credit, note payable, commercial paper issue, bonds indenture, debenture issue, own-share lending arrangements and any other contractual agreement to repay funds, and about the underlying arrangements, rationale for a classification as long-term, including repayment terms, interest rates, collateral provided, restrictions on use of assets and activities, whether or not in compliance with debt covenants, and other matters important to users of the financial statements, such as the effects of refinancing and noncompliance with debt covenants.
Reference 1: http://www.xbrl.org/2003/role/presentationRef