Energous Corp false 0001575793 0001575793 2022-06-15 2022-06-15





Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 15, 2022




(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)




Delaware   001-36379   46-1318953

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)


3590 North First Street, Suite 210
San Jose, California 95134
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)(Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (408) 963-0200

Not Applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)



Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:


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Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class




Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, $0.00001 par value   WATT   The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company  

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  ☐




Item 5.07.

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

At the annual meeting of the stockholders of Energous Corporation (the “Company”) held on June 15, 2022, the matters described below were voted on and the numbers of votes cast with respect to each matter were as indicated.

(1) Holders of the Company’s common stock voted to elect four members of the Board of Directors to serve until the next annual meeting of stockholders and until their successors are duly elected and qualified, as follows:


Name    For      Withheld      Broker Non-Votes  

Reynette Au

     11,837,138        1,350,996        26,496,477  

Rahul Patel

     11,648,833        1,539,301        26,496,477  

Sheryl Wilkerson

     11,697,247        1,490,887        26,496,477  

Kathleen Bayless

     12,213,944        974,190        26,496,477  

(2) Holders of the Company’s common stock voted to ratify the appointment of Marcum LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2022, as follows:

Shares voted in favor: 39,049,527

Shares voted against: 495,922

Shares abstaining: 139,162

Broker non-votes: 0


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.


Date: June 21, 2022     By:  

/s/ William Mannina

      William Mannina
      Acting Chief Financial Officer