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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, DC 20549

 

FORM 10-Q

 

(Mark One)

QUARTERLY REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

For the quarterly period ended March 31, 2022

 

or

 

TRANSITION REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

For the transition period from ________________ to ________________

 

Commission File Number: 001-38561

 

HyreCar Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware

 

47-2480487

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)

 

(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

 

 

 

915 Wilshire, Suite 1950 Los Angeles, CA

 

90017

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

(Zip Code)

 

(888) 688-6769

(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

 

N/A

(Former name, former address and former fiscal year, if changed since last report)

 

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

 

Title of each class

 

Trading Symbol(s)

 

Name of each exchange on which registered

Common Stock, par value $0.00001 per share

 

HYRE

 

The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant (1) has filed all reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such reports), and (2) has been subject to such filing requirements for the past 90 days. Yes ☒ No ☐

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant has submitted electronically every Interactive Data File required to be submitted pursuant to Rule 405 of Regulation S-T (§232.405 of this chapter) during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to submit such files). Yes ☒ No ☐

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, a non-accelerated filer, a smaller reporting company, or emerging growth company. See the definitions of “large accelerated filer,” “accelerated filer,” “smaller reporting company,” and “emerging growth company” in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act.

 

Large accelerated filer

☐ 

 

Accelerated filer

☐ 

Non-accelerated filer

☒ 

 

Smaller reporting company

 

 

 

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.

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a shell company (as defined in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act). Yes No ☒

 

As of May 13, 2022, the registrant had 21,800,913 shares of common stock, $0.00001 par value per share, issued and outstanding.

 



 

 

 

 

 

Table of Contents

 
     
   

Page No

     

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements and Industry Data

ii

PART I - FINANCIAL INFORMATION

1

Item 1.

Consolidated Financial Statements (Unaudited)

1

 

Consolidated Balance Sheets as of March 31, 2022 and December 31, 2021

1

 

Consolidated Statements of Operations for the Three months ended March 31, 2022 and 2021

2

 

Consolidated Statement of Stockholders' Equity (Deficit) for the Three months ended March 31, 2022 and 2021

3

 

Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows for the Three months ended March 31, 2022 and 2021

4

 

Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements

5

Item 2.

Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations

13

Item 3.

Quantitative and Qualitative Disclosures about Market Risk

20

Item 4.

Controls and Procedures

21

     

PART II - OTHER INFORMATION

22

Item 1.

Legal Proceedings

22

Item 1A.

Risk Factors

22

Item 2.

Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities and Use of Proceeds

22

Item 3.

Defaults Upon Senior Securities

23

Item 4.

Mine Safety Disclosures

23

Item 5.

Other Information

23

Item 6.

Exhibits

23

Signatures

24

 

 

 

NOTE ABOUT FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

 

This Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q contains forward-looking statements which are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”). These statements may be identified by such forward-looking terminology as “may,” “should,” “expects,” “intends,” “plans,” “anticipates,” “believes,” “estimates,” “predicts,” “potential,” “continue” or the negative of these terms or other comparable terminology. Our forward-looking statements are based on a series of expectations, assumptions, estimates and projections about our company, are not guarantees of future results or performance and involve substantial risks and uncertainty. We may not actually achieve the plans, intentions or expectations disclosed in these forward-looking statements. Actual results or events could differ materially from the plans, intentions and expectations disclosed in these forward-looking statements. Our business and our forward-looking statements involve substantial known and unknown risks and uncertainties, including the risks and uncertainties inherent in our statements regarding:

 

 

the impacts of COVID-19, or other future pandemics on our business, results of operations, financial position and cash flows;

 

 

our ability to effectively manage our growth and maintain and improve our corporate culture;

 

 

the potential benefits of and our ability to maintain, our relationships with ridesharing companies, and to establish or maintain future collaborations or strategic relationships, and from time to time to obtain additional funding;

 

 

our marketing capabilities and strategy;

 

 

our ability to maintain a cost-effective insurance program;

 

 

our industry being in the early stages of growth;

 

 

our history of operating losses, and the accuracy of our estimates regarding expenses, future revenue, capital requirements and needs for additional financing;

 

 

our investments in new and enhanced products and offerings, and the effect of these investments on our results of operations;

 

 

our ability to retain the continued service of our key professionals and to identify, hire and retain additional qualified professionals;

 

 

our competitive position, and developments and projections relating to our competitors and our industry;

 

 

our ability to manage risks related to technology systems and security breaches;

 

 

the outcome of pending, threatened or future litigation;

 

 

our ability to comply with existing, modified, or new laws and regulations applying to our business;

 

 

those factors discussed in “Part II, Item IA. Risk Factors” in this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q.

 

All of our forward-looking statements are as of the date of this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q only. In each case, actual results may differ materially from such forward-looking information. We can give no assurance that such expectations or forward-looking statements will prove to be correct. The outcome of the events described in these forward-looking statements is subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors, including those described in the section titled “Risk Factors” and elsewhere in this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q. An occurrence of, or any material adverse change in, one or more of the risk factors or risks and uncertainties referred to in this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q or included in our other public disclosures or our other periodic reports or other documents or filings filed with or furnished to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") could materially and adversely affect our business, prospects, financial condition and results of operations. Moreover, we operate in a very competitive and rapidly changing environment. New risks and uncertainties emerge from time to time and it is not possible for us to predict all risks and uncertainties that could have an impact on the forward-looking statements contained in this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q. Except as required by law, we do not undertake or plan to update or revise any such forward-looking statements to reflect actual results, changes in plans, assumptions, estimates or projections or other circumstances affecting such forward-looking statements occurring after the date of this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q, even if such results, changes or circumstances make it clear that any forward-looking information will not be realized. Any public statements or disclosures by us following this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q that modify or impact any of the forward-looking statements contained in this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q will be deemed to modify or supersede such statements in this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q.

 

This Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q may include market data and certain industry data and forecasts, which we may obtain from internal company surveys, market research, consultant surveys, publicly available information, reports of governmental agencies and industry publications, articles and surveys. Industry surveys, publications, consultant surveys and forecasts generally state that the information contained therein has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, but the accuracy and completeness of such information is not guaranteed. While we believe that such studies and publications are reliable, we have not independently verified market and industry data from third-party sources.

 

References to HyreCar

 

Throughout this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q, the “Company,” “HyreCar,” “we,” “us,” and “our” refers to HyreCar Inc. and “our Board of Directors” refers to the Board of Directors of HyreCar Inc.

 

 

 

PART I - FINANCIAL INFORMATION

 

Item 1. Consolidated Financial Statements

HYRECAR INC.

CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS

(Unaudited)

 

  

March 31,

  

December 31,

 
  

2022

  

2021

 

Assets

        

Current assets:

        

Cash and cash equivalents

 $7,977,260  $11,499,136 

Restricted cash

  2,994,542   3,248,271 

Accounts receivable

  405,893   162,586 

Insurance and security deposits

  140,564   95,000 

Other current assets

  870,959   1,061,520 

Total current assets

  12,389,218   16,066,513 
         

Property and equipment, net

  4,654   5,265 

Intangible assets, net

  574,898   372,592 

Right of use assets

  939,706    

Total assets

 $13,908,476  $16,444,370 
         

Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity

        

Current liabilities:

        

Accounts payable

 $7,044,065  $5,567,233 

Accrued liabilities

  2,252,427   2,877,438 

Insurance reserve

  2,105,773   2,330,190 

Right of use liabilities (current)

  329,625    

Deferred revenue

  50,846   52,192 

Total current liabilities

  11,782,736   10,827,053 
         

Right of use liabilities

  656,618    

Total liabilities

  12,439,354   10,827,053 
         

Commitments and contingencies

      
         

Stockholders' equity:

        

Preferred stock, 15,000,000 shares authorized, par value $0.00001, 0 shares issued and outstanding as of March 31, 2022 and December 31, 2021, respectively

      

Common stock, 50,000,000 shares authorized, par value $0.00001, 21,761,283 and 21,609,409 issued and outstanding as of March 31, 2022 and December 31, 2021, respectively

  218   216 

Additional paid-in capital

  76,986,139   75,806,853 

Accumulated deficit

  (75,517,235)  (70,189,752)

Total stockholders' equity

  1,469,122   5,617,317 

Total liabilities and stockholders' equity

 $13,908,476  $16,444,370 

 

See accompanying notes to the unaudited consolidated financial statements

 

 

 

 

HYRECAR INC.

CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS

(Unaudited)

 

  

Three Months Ended

  

Three Months Ended

 
  

March 31,

  

March 31,

 
  

2022

  

2021

 
         

Net Revenue

 $9,550,592  $7,448,400 
         

Cost of revenue

  6,603,621   4,716,150 
         

Gross profit

  2,946,971   2,732,250 
         

Operating Expenses:

        

General and administrative

  4,546,350   5,704,453 

Sales and marketing

  2,227,456   2,707,191 

Research and development

  1,503,810   1,526,718 

Total operating expenses

  8,277,616   9,938,362 
         

Operating loss

  (5,330,645)  (7,206,112)
         

Other (income) expense

        

Interest expense

  288   1,906 

Other income

  (3,450)  (1,483)

Total other (income) expense

  (3,162)  423 
         

Loss before provision for income taxes

  (5,327,483)  (7,206,535)
         

Provision for income taxes

      
         

Net loss

 $(5,327,483) $(7,206,535)
         

Weighted average shares outstanding - basic and diluted

  21,747,675   19,234,382 

Weighted average net loss per share - basic and diluted

 $(0.24) $(0.37)

 

See accompanying notes to the unaudited consolidated financial statements

 

 

 

HYRECAR INC.

CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY (DEFICIT)

(Unaudited)

 

                      

Subscription

         
                  

Additional

  

Receivable -

      

Total

 
  

Preferred Stock

  

Common Stock

  

Paid-in

  

Related

  

Accumulated

  

Stockholders'

 
  

Shares

  

Amount

  

Shares

  

Amount

  

Capital

  

Party

  

Deficit

  

Equity (Deficit)

 

December 31, 2020

    $   17,741,713  $177  $39,725,445  $  $(44,236,035) $(4,510,413)

Stock option compensation

              6,647         6,647 

Restricted stock unit compensation

              3,761,027         3,761,027 

Warrants exercised for cash

        20,232   1   64,539         64,540 

Warrants exercised - cashless

        61,484                

Common stock issued for cash

        2,530,000   25   29,727,475         29,727,500 

Offering costs

              (2,126,305)        (2,126,305)

Net loss

                    (7,206,535)  (7,206,535)

March 31, 2021 (unaudited)

    $   20,353,429  $203  $71,158,828  $  $(51,442,570) $19,716,461 
                                 

December 31, 2021

    $   21,609,409  $216  $75,806,853  $  $(70,189,752) $5,617,317 

Restricted stock unit compensation

              1,179,288         1,179,288 

Shares issued for vested restricted stock units

        151,874   2   (2)         

Net loss

                    (5,327,483)  (5,327,483)

March 31, 2022 (unaudited)

    $   21,761,283  $218  $76,986,139  $  $(75,517,235) $1,469,122 

 

See accompanying notes to the unaudited consolidated financial statements

 

 

 

HYRECAR INC.

CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS

(Unaudited)

 

  

Three Months Ended

  

Three Months Ended

 
  

March 31,

  

March 31,

 
  

2022

  

2021

 

CASH FLOWS FROM OPERATING ACTIVITIES:

        

Net loss

 $(5,327,483) $(7,206,535)

Adjustments to reconcile net loss to net cash used in operating activities:

        

Depreciation and amortization

  6,767   19,270 

Stock-based compensation

  1,179,288   3,767,674 

Changes in operating assets and liabilities:

        

Accounts receivable

  (243,307)  (23,461)

Insurance and Security deposits

  (45,564)  (1,000,000)

Other current assets

  190,561   (235,287)

Right of use assets

  (939,706)   

Accounts payable

  1,476,832   1,808,861 

Accrued liabilities

  (625,011)  (3,532,625)

Insurance reserve

  (224,417)  (365,905)

Right of use liabilities (current)

  329,625    

Deferred revenue

  (1,346)  (16,003)

Right of use liabilities

  656,618    

Net cash used in operating activities

  (3,567,143)  (6,784,011)
         

CASH FLOWS FROM INVESTING ACTIVITIES:

        

Purchase of intangible assets

  (208,462)   

Net cash used in investing activities

  (208,462)   
         

CASH FLOWS FROM FINANCING ACTIVITIES:

        

Proceeds from sale of common stock

     29,727,500 

Offering costs associated with public offering

     (1,680,284)

Proceeds from exercise of warrants

     64,540 

Net cash provided by financing activities

     28,111,756 
         

Increase (decrease) in cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash

  (3,775,605)  21,327,745 

Cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash

        

Cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash - beginning of period

  14,747,407   4,923,515 

Cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash - end of period

 $10,971,802  $26,251,260 
         

Reconciliation of cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash to the consolidated balance sheets

        

Cash and cash equivalents

 $7,977,260  $25,499,635 

Restricted cash

  2,994,542   751,625 

Total cash, and cash equivalents and restricted cash to the consolidated balance sheets

 $10,971,802  $26,251,260 
         

Supplemental disclosures of cash flow information:

        

Cash paid for:

        

Interest expense

 $  $ 

Income taxes

 $800  $ 

Non-cash investing and financing activities:

        

Offering costs within accounts payable

 $  $446,021 

Reclass of prior year offering costs

 $  $33,164 

Right of use asset and liability

 $997,109  $ 

 

See accompanying notes to the unaudited consolidated financial statements

 

 

HYRECAR INC.

NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

(Unaudited)

 

 

NOTE 1 DESCRIPTION OF BUSINESS AND BASIS OF PRESENTATION

 

Organization and Description of Business

 

HyreCar Inc. (which may be referred to herein as “HyreCar,” the “Company,” “we,” “us” or “our”) was incorporated on November 24, 2014 (“Inception”) in the State of Delaware. The Company's headquarters are located in Los Angeles, California. The Company operates a web-based marketplace that allows car and fleet owners to rent their cars to Uber, Lyft and other gig economy service drivers safely, securely and reliably. The consolidated financial statements of HyreCar Inc. are prepared in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America (“ U.S. GAAP”).

 

Strategic Partnership, Automobile Liability Insurance Program, Uber Agreement and At-The-Market Offering

 

On January 28, 2021, the Company announced a new and expanded strategic partnership with AmeriDrive Holdings (“AmeriDrive”) intended to create a national network of vehicle supply and fleet maintenance operations. In connection therewith, the Company entered into a Collateral Pledge Agreement (“Agreement”) with Cogent Bank assigning all right, title and interest in a Company deposit account of $750,000 plus 5% fees to secure a revolving line of credit made by the bank to AmeriDrive. The restricted deposit account was gradually expanded to a $1,500,000 pledge during the quarter ended September 30, 2021 resulting from a greater revolving line of credit for AmeriDrive under the same terms. Further on November 4, 2021, the Company expanded its partnership with Cogent and AmeriDrive in an effort to help drive additional car supply to the Company’s platform. As part of the agreement, the Company agreed to increase the collateral held by Cogent bank by $1,500,000 (now $3,000,000 in total) in exchange for a credit line increase to expand AmeriDrive's vehicle fleet contributed exclusively to the Company platform.

 

On May 20, 2021, the Company renewed its Automobile Liability Insurance Program with Apollo 1969 of Lloyd’s until 2023 at our current rates, providing stable predictable insurance pricing for the next two years. Further, the Company has completed integration with Sedgwick, a leading insurance claim processing partner for many companies in rideshare transportation and food delivery.

 

On July 26, 2021, the Company entered into a certain Vehicle Rental Strategic Relationship Agreement with Uber Technologies, Inc. to become an official vehicle solution provider on the Uber platform for both electric vehicles and internal combustion engine vehicles. We are currently piloting the vehicle solutions program with Uber and refining the terms of the program as we gather additional performance data.

 

On November 9, 2021, the Company entered into an Equity Offering Sales Agreement (the “ATM Agreement”), with D.A. Davidson & Co. and Northland Securities, Inc. (collectively, the “Agents"), pursuant to which each Agent acts as the Company’s sales agents with respect to the offer and sale from time to time of common stock having an aggregate gross sales price of up to $50.0 million in “at-the market-offerings”, as defined in Rule 415(a)(4) under the Securities Act, and pursuant to a registration statement on Form S-3 that was previously declared effective by the SEC.

 

Basis of Presentation

 

The accompanying unaudited consolidated financial statements have been prepared in accordance with “U.S. GAAP” and include the accounts of the Company. All significant intercompany balances and transactions have been eliminated.

 

The consolidated balance sheet as of December 31, 2021 included herein was derived from the audited financial statements as of that date. The accompanying unaudited interim consolidated financial statements have been prepared on the same basis as the annual consolidated financial statements and, in the opinion of management, reflect all adjustments, which include only normal recurring adjustments, necessary to state fairly the Company’s financial position, results of operations, stockholders’ equity, and cash flows for the periods presented, but are not necessarily indicative of the results of operations to be anticipated for any future annual or interim period. These unaudited interim consolidated financial statements should be read in conjunction with the consolidated financial statements of the Company for the year ended December 31, 2021 and notes thereto that are included in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K.

 

NOTE 2 SUMMARY OF SIGNIFICANT ACCOUNTING POLICIES

 

Management's Plans

 

We have incurred operating losses since inception and historically relied on equity financing for working capital. Throughout the next 12 months, the Company intends to fund its operations through revenue from operations, current cash reserves and through equity/debt financial instruments including the available ATM Agreement. The estimated cash flows combined with opportunities to access capital lead us to believe the Company will have sufficient resources to operate its business.

 

Based on the tight current car supply environment reflected by used car prices up 14% YoY as of  April 2022 and up about 60% higher than April 2019, according to Barron's, our main concern remains the supply of vehicles to the platform to satisfy latent driver demand and our strategic direction reflects that need. In addition to pursuing traditional organic car listings, we have been exploring partnerships and investments to continue expanding exclusive commercial car supply to the platform from strategic partners, such as our agreement with AmeriDrive and Cogent Bank. Management is focused on driving scale through those partnerships to accelerate cash flow break even for HyreCar. Most recently however, based on Cox Automotive's Manheim used car price index, early 2022 trends seem to indicate some relief with used vehicle prices gradually decreasing by ~7% from January to April 2022. 

 

Use of Estimates

 

The preparation of consolidated financial statements and accompanying notes in conformity with U.S. GAAP requires management to make certain estimates and assumptions that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities, and the reported amount of revenue and expenses during the reporting period. Actual results could materially differ from these estimates. It is reasonably possible that changes in estimates will occur in the near term. All significant intercompany accounts and transactions are eliminated upon consolidation.

 

 

HYRECAR INC.

NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

(Unaudited)

 

The Company’s most significant estimates and judgments involve recognition of revenue and estimates for insurance reserves, and the measurement of the Company’s stock-based compensation.

 

Fair Value of Financial Instruments

 

Fair value is defined as the exchange price that would be received for an asset or paid to transfer a liability (an exit price) in the principal or most advantageous market for the asset or liability in an orderly transaction between market participants as of the measurement date. Applicable accounting guidance provides an established hierarchy for inputs used in measuring fair value that maximizes the use of observable inputs and minimizes the use of unobservable inputs by requiring that the most observable inputs be used when available. Observable inputs are inputs that market participants would use in valuing the asset or liability and are developed based on market data obtained from sources independent of the Company. Unobservable inputs are inputs that reflect the Company's assumptions about the factors that market participants would use in valuing the asset or liability. There are three levels of inputs that may be used to measure fair value:

 

Level 1 - Observable inputs that reflect quoted prices (unadjusted) for identical assets or liabilities in active markets.

 

Level 2 - Include other inputs that are directly or indirectly observable in the marketplace.

 

Level 3 - Unobservable inputs which are supported by little or no market activity.

 

The fair value hierarchy also requires an entity to maximize the use of observable inputs and minimize the use of unobservable inputs when measuring fair value.

 

Fair-value estimates discussed herein are based upon certain market assumptions and pertinent information available to management as of March 31, 2022 and December 31, 2021. The respective carrying value of certain on-balance-sheet financial instruments approximated their fair values. These financial instruments include cash and cash equivalents, accounts payable, and accrued liabilities. Fair values for these items were assumed to approximate carrying values because of their short-term nature or they are payable on demand.

 

Cash and Cash Equivalents

 

For purpose of the consolidated statement of cash flows, the Company considers institutional money market funds and all highly liquid debt instruments purchased with an original maturity of three months or less to be cash equivalents.

 

Restricted Cash

 

Restricted cash consist primarily of amounts held in a restricted bank account at Cogent Bank as collateral for the amount pledged by the Company to secure a revolving line of credit made by Cogent Bank to AmeriDrive, as well as escrow accounts held for our insurance claims processing partner to pay out claims in a timely fashion.

 

Accounts Receivable

 

Accounts receivable are reported net of allowance for expected losses. It represents the amount management expects to collect from outstanding balances. Differences between the amount due and the amount management expects to collect are charged to operations in the year in which those differences are determined, with an offsetting entry to a valuation allowance. As of March 31, 2022 and  December 31, 2021, the Company has a reserve allowance of $50,833 and $50,079, respectively.

 

 

HYRECAR INC.

NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

(Unaudited)

 

Insurance Reserve and Insurance Deposits

 

The Company records a loss reserve for physical damage and other liability coverage caused to owner vehicles up to the Company's insurance deductibles or relevant limits. This reserve represents an estimate for both reported accidents, claims not yet paid, and claims incurred but not yet reported and are recorded on a non-discounted basis. The lag time in reported claims for physical damage is minimal and as such represents a low risk of unreported claims being excluded from the loss reserve assessment. The adequacy of the reserve is monitored quarterly and is subject to adjustment in the future based upon changes in claims experience, including the number of incidents for which the Company is ultimately responsible and changes in the cost per claim, or changes to the Company’s insurance policy which dictates what amounts of a claim will be paid by the Company. Effective March 1, 2021, the Company entered into a two-year claim adjusting agreement with Sedgwick which included an escrow account requirement of $1,750,000 to be held by Sedgwick for claim payments. This escrow account is replenished by the Company on a quarterly basis or more frequently dependent on the actual claims paid during that quarter. Separate from the escrow account, as of March 31, 2022 and December 31, 2021, $2,105,773 and $2,330,190, respectively, were included in the accompanying consolidated balance sheets, related to the estimated loss reserve, where the expense is included in costs of revenue.

 

Effective May 15, 2021, the Company entered into a new policy term for its automobile liability insurance program. As part of this program the Company has paid deposit premiums of $1,500,000 and $250,000 for the primary and excess, respectively which will be available to offset premiums due during the final quarter or offset past due premiums during the policy period. In addition, effective June 15, 2021, a separate primary automobile liability policy was placed related only to California operations, which required a $300,000 deposit premium that will be used to pay for and offset premiums due during the policy period.

 

While certain liability claims may take several years to completely settle, the Company's liability exposure limit is generally met in the near term. Due to our limited operational history, the Company makes certain assumptions based on both currently available information to estimate the insurance reserves as well as third party claims adjuster data provided on existing claims. A number of factors can affect the actual cost of a claim, including the length of time the claim remains open, economic and healthcare cost trends, venue, and the results of similar litigation. Furthermore, claims may emerge in future periods for events that occurred in a prior period that differs from expectations. Accordingly, actual losses may vary significantly from the estimated amounts reported in the consolidated financial statements. Reserves are reviewed quarterly and adjusted as necessary as experience develops or new information becomes known. However, ultimate results may differ from the Company’s estimates, which could result in losses over the Company’s reserved amounts. Such adjustments are recorded in costs of revenue.

 

The Company has analyzed, reviewed and made adjustments to the claims settlement process and related processing guidelines during the quarters ended  September 30, 2021 and December 31, 2021 which reduced insurance claims costs going forward. We will continue to monitor the claims process and claims portfolio to make future adjustments, to our processes that will further improve our claims adjusting performance.

 

Revenue Recognition

 

The Company generates the majority of its revenue from its car sharing marketplace platform that connects vehicle owners and drivers and the related insurance issued for each rental. Vehicle owners and drivers agree to terms of service with the Company in order to use the HyreCar platform and enter into a rental contract that governs each rental. In entering into a rental agreement, the driver is charged in a single transaction: the base rental fee as agreed upon between the driver and vehicle owner, a 10%-20% HyreCar fee on the base rental fee, and a daily insurance charge (“Insurance and administrative fees”), all based on the number of days the vehicle is to be rented within the contract. HyreCar retains 15%-30% of the base rental fee by offering physical damage protection plans and remits the remaining portion to the vehicle owner. The 10%-20% fee collected from the driver and 15-30% retained from the owner are considered “Transaction Fees” and recorded on a net basis as described below. The Company recognizes revenue daily during the rental periods as the Company is required to maintain insurance underlying the transaction and as a customary business practice, a driver can return a vehicle early for a refund of the unused rental period. Drivers currently do not have an option to decline insurance at any point during the transaction.

 

The Company also recognizes revenue from other sources such as referrals, motor vehicle record fees (application fees), late rental fees, and other fees charged to drivers in specific situations.

 

In applying the guidance of Accounting Standards Codification (“ ASC” ) 606, the Company (i) identifies the contract with the customer, (ii) identifies the performance obligations in the contract, (iii) determines the transaction price, (iv) determines if an allocation of that transaction price is required to the performance obligations in the contract, and (v) recognizes revenue when or as the Company satisfies a performance obligation.

 

Refunds may occur when the driver returns the owner vehicle early based on the terms of the original contract or cancels the rental prior to completing the exchange. In limited circumstances, the Company provides contingent consideration in the form of a rebate that is redeemable only if the customer completes a specific level of transaction over a specific time period. In such cases, the rebate or refund obligation is recognized as a reduction of revenue. The Company defers revenue in all instances when the earnings process is not yet complete.

 

The following is a breakout of revenue components by subcategory for the three months ended March 31, 2022 and 2021

 

  

Three Months Ended

  

Three Months Ended

 
  

March 31,

  

March 31,

 
  

2022

  

2021

 

Insurance and administration fees

 $5,145,271  $3,748,199 

Transaction fees

  4,044,139   3,416,721 

Other fees

  472,276   331,327 

Incentives and rebates

  (111,094)  (47,847)

Net revenue

 $9,550,592  $7,448,400 

 

 

HYRECAR INC.

NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

(Unaudited)

 

Principal Agent Considerations

 

The Company evaluates our service offerings to determine if we are acting as the principal or as an agent, which we consider in determining if revenue should be reported gross or net. One of our primary revenue sources is a transaction fee made from a confirmed booking of a vehicle on our platform. Key indicators that we evaluate to reach this determination include:

 

 

● 

the terms and conditions of our contracts;

 

 

● 

whether we are paid a fixed percentage of the arrangement's consideration or a fixed fee for each transaction;

 

 

● 

the party which sets the pricing with the end-user, has the credit risk and provides customer support; and

 

 

● 

the party responsible for delivery/fulfillment of the product or service to the end consumer.

 

We have determined we act as the agent in the transaction for vehicle bookings (Transaction Fees), as we are not the primary obligor of the arrangement and receive a fixed percentage of the transaction. Therefore, revenue is recognized on a net basis.

 

For other fees such as insurance, referrals, and motor vehicle records (application fees) we have determined revenue should be recorded on a gross basis. In such arrangements, the Company sets pricing, has risk of economic loss, has certain credit risk, provides support services related to these transactions, and has decision making ability about service providers used.

 

Cost of Revenue

 

Cost of revenue primarily include direct fees paid for insurance to cover the vehicle driver and owner, insurance claim payments and estimated liabilities based on the policy in effect at the time of loss, merchant processing fees, technology and hosting costs, and motor vehicle record fees incurred for paid driver applications. General liability insurance that covers corporate risk from activity on our platform is included in general and administrative costs.

 

Advertising

 

The Company expenses the cost of advertising and marketing as incurred. Advertising and marketing expenses were $710,562 and $582,244 for the three months ended March 31, 2022 and 2021, respectively.

 

Research and Development

 

We incur research and development costs during the process of researching and developing our technologies and future offerings. Our research and development costs consist primarily of non-capitalized development and maintenance costs. We expense these costs as incurred unless such costs qualify for capitalization under applicable guidance.

 

Stock-Based Compensation

 

The Company accounts for stock awards issued under ASC 718, Compensation – Stock Compensation. Under ASC 718, stock-based compensation cost is measured at the grant date, based on the estimated fair value of the award. Stock-based compensation is recognized as expense over the employee’s requisite vesting period and over the nonemployee’s period of providing goods or services. The fair value of each stock option or warrant award is estimated on the date of grant using the Black-Scholes option valuation model. Restricted shares are measured based on the fair market value of the underlying stock on the grant date.

 

 

HYRECAR INC.

NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

(Unaudited)

 

Stock-based compensation is included in the consolidated statements of operations as follows:

 

  

Three Months Ended

  

Three Months Ended

 
  

March 31,

  

March 31,

 
  

2022

  

2021

 

General and administrative

 $645,906  $2,405,436 

Sales and marketing

  400,194   664,463 

Research and development

  133,188   697,775 
  $1,179,288  $3,767,674 

 

Loss per Common Share

 

The Company presents basic loss per share (“EPS”) and diluted EPS on the face of the consolidated statements of operations. Basic loss per share is computed as net loss divided by the weighted average number of common shares outstanding for the period. For periods in which we incur a net loss, the effects of potentially dilutive securities would be antidilutive and would be excluded from diluted EPS calculations. For the three months ended March 31, 2022 and 2021, there were 680,255 and 251,846 options and warrants excluded, and 780,602 and 789,289 restricted stock units excluded, respectively.

 

Concentration of Credit Risk

 

The Company maintains its cash with a major financial institution located in the United States of America which it believes to be credit worthy. Balances are insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation up to $250,000. At times, the Company maintains balances in excess of the federally insured limits.

 

Other Concentrations

 

The Company has historically relied on a single insurance broker and one to two underwriters at any given time to provide all automobile insurance on vehicles rentals on the HyreCar platform. There are multiple brokers and carriers who issue this type of insurance coverage, and the Company is regularly reviewing leading insurers in the transportation and mobility sectors as this is an important part of our operations. The Company does not believe the loss of our current broker or underwriters would have a material effect on our operations.

 

New Accounting Standards

 

In February 2016, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (“FASB”) issued Accounting Standards Update (“ASU”) No. 2016-02, Leases (Topic 842), specifying the accounting for leases, which supersedes the leases requirements in Topic 840, Leases. The objective of Topic 842 is to establish the principles that lessees and lessors shall apply to report useful information to users of consolidated financial statements about the amount, timing, and uncertainty of cash flows arising from a lease. Lessees are permitted to make an accounting policy election to not recognize the asset and liability for leases with a term of twelve months or less. Lessors' accounting is largely unchanged from the previous accounting standard. In addition, Topic 842 expands the disclosure requirements of lease arrangements. Lessees and lessors will use a modified retrospective transition approach, which includes several practical expedients. This guidance is effective for fiscal years, and interim periods within those fiscal years, beginning after December 15, 2021 for emerging growth companies, with early adoption permitted. The Company has reviewed and adopted the provisions of the new standard starting January 1, 2022. The standard will require all lease to be reported on a company's balance sheets as assets and liabilities. See Other section of Note 3 - Commitments and Contingencies for breakdown of lease Liability for the term of the lease.

 

In December 2019, the FASB issued guidance that simplifies the accounting for income taxes by removing certain exceptions in existing guidance and improves consistency in application by clarifying and amending existing guidance. This guidance is effective for annual periods beginning after December 15, 2021, and interim periods within those annual periods, where the transition method varies depending upon the specific amendment. Early adoption is permitted, including adoption in any interim period. An entity that elects to early adopt the amendments in an interim period should reflect any adjustments as of the beginning of the annual period that includes that interim period, and all amendments must be adopted in the same period. The Company has reviewed the provisions of the new standard, but it is not expected to have a significant impact on the Company.

 

 

HYRECAR INC.

NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

(Unaudited)

 

The FASB issues ASUs to amend the authoritative literature in ASC. There have been several ASUs to date, including those above, that amend the original text of ASC. Management believes that those issued to date either (i) provide supplemental guidance, (ii) are technical corrections, (iii) are not applicable to us or (iv) are not expected to have a significant impact our consolidated financial statements.

 

 

NOTE 3 COMMITMENTS AND CONTINGENCIES

 

Settlement and Legal

 

On August 27, 2021, a putative securities class action complaint captioned Baron v. Hyrecar Inc. et al., Case No. 21-cv-06918, was filed in the United States District Court for the Central District of California against the Company; its Chief Executive Officer, Joseph Furnari; and its former Chief Financial Officer, Robert Scott Brogi. This action asserts claims and seeks damages for alleged violations of sections 10(b) and 20(a) of securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Rule 10b-5 promulgated thereunder. The alleged class period is May 14, 2021 to August 10, 2021, inclusive. Pursuant to the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act, on November 19, 2021, the Court appointed Turton Inc. to serve as Lead Plaintiff. Lead Plaintiff then filed an amended complaint (the “First Amended Complaint”). The First Amended Complaint alleged that defendants made material misrepresentations or failed to disclose material facts that, among other things, the Company had materially understated its expenses and insurance reserves in coordination with a third-party adjuster which Lead Plaintiff alleged was conflicted. On December 27, 2021, the Company and the individual defendants moved to dismiss the First Amended Complaint, arguing that Lead Plaintiff failed to adequately plead that any of the Company’s public statements were materially false or misleading, or that defendants acted with scienter– meaning defendants either knew those statements were false or were deliberately reckless to their truth or falsity at the time they were made. On February 16, 2022, the Court (Hon. Percy Anderson) granted defendants’ motion to dismiss on the basis that Lead Plaintiff failed to adequately plead any of defendants’ statements were materially false or misleading. Because the Court ruled that Lead Plaintiff did not sufficiently plead falsity, the Court did not address the additional arguments regarding scienter at the time. The Court permitted Lead Plaintiff leave to amend its complaint. Plaintiff filed its Second Amended Complaint on March 21, 2022. The Second Amended Complaint asserts the same violations of the Exchange Act and Rule 10b-5, again alleging, among other things, HyreCar made materially false or misleading statements related to its first quarter 2021 reserves, and by extension misstated expenses and revenues. On April 4, 2022, the Company and individual defendants moved to dismiss the Second Amended Complaint on the basis that Plaintiff failed to plead sufficient facts that would cure the deficiencies identified in the Court’s order on the first motion to dismiss—i.e., that Plaintiff again failed to plead that any statements were materially false or misleading when made—and Plaintiff failed to plead that defendants acted with scienter. On April 21, 2022, the case was transferred to a new judge, and on April 27, 2022, the Court issued a Reassignment Order that, among other things, vacated all hearing dates. The Company will re-notice the hearing for its motion to dismiss the Second Amended Complaint and expects it will be heard on August 25, 2022. The Company believes that the allegations in this lawsuit are without merit and will continue to vigorously defend against them. The Company’s chances of success on the merits are still uncertain and any possible loss or range of loss cannot be reasonably estimated.

 

 

Other

 

In November 2021, the Company entered into a lease in Los Angeles, California commencing January 1, 2022, with the ability to occupy the facility in January 2022. The lease term is 48 months from the commencement date. The lease required a deposit of $25,563. Per the lease agreement, the monthly rate will range from $23,394 to $25,563 a month prior to discounts and abatements that may apply. The Company also rents office furniture and incurs ancillary fees for building services and shared expenses. In accordance with ASC 842 mentioned above, the Company will record a Right to Use asset account and Lease Liability account for $997,109 as of January 1, 2022 (the present value of the lease payments) and those accounts will be amortized over the 48 month period of the lease agreement. Rent expense for the three months ended March 31, 2022 and 2021 was $53,219 and $69,931, respectively.

 

We connect drivers and vehicle owners in many tax jurisdictions throughout the United States. After the Supreme Court of the United States decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair Inc. (Wayfair) in June 2018, states commenced enacting laws that would require certain online sellers to collect sales and use tax despite not having a physical presence in the buyer’s state. In response to Wayfair, or otherwise, states or local governments may adopt, or begin to enforce, laws requiring us to calculate, collect, and remit taxes on sales in their jurisdictions. A successful assertion by one or more states requiring us to collect taxes could result in tax liabilities, including taxes on past sales, as well as penalties and interest. Based on our analysis of certain state regulations on peer-to-peer activities, we do not believe risk of loss is probable on historical revenue activities. We continuously monitor state regulations as it relates to peer-to-peer vehicle rental activities and will implement required collection and remittance procedures if and when we believe we would become subject to such regulations.

 

 

HYRECAR INC.

NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

(Unaudited)

 

 

NOTE 4 DEBT AND LIABILITIES

 

Accrued Liabilities

 

A summary of accrued liabilities as of  March 31, 2022 and December 31, 2021 is as follows: 

 

  

March 31,

  

December 31,

 
  

2022

  

2021

 

Accrued payables

 $1,129,393  $1,737,473 

Insurance premiums

  401,360   333,493 

Driver deposit

  369,326   336,787 

Payroll tax liabilities

  301,502   417,493 

Other accrued liabilities

  50,846   52,192 

Accrued liabilities

 $2,252,427  $2,877,438 

 

As of March 31, 2022, the accrued payables amounted to $ 1,129,393, which consists of incurred but not invoiced business expenditures including legal fees, professional services and other operational expenditures. As of March 31, 2022, the payroll tax liabilities amounted to $301,502, which consists of the employer and employees share of the payroll tax liabilities related to stock options exercised and vested restricted stock units.

 

 

NOTE 5 STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY (DEFICIT)

 

Common Stock

 

The Company is authorized to issue 50,000,000 shares of common stock, $0.00001 par value per share.

 

Stock Options

 

In 2016, the Board of Directors adopted the HyreCar Inc. 2016 Incentive Plan (the “2016 Plan”). The 2016 Plan provides for the grant of equity awards to qualified personnel, including stock options, restricted stock, stock appreciation rights, and restricted stock units to purchase shares of common stock. The 2016 Plan is administered by the Board of Directors, and expires ten years after adoption, unless terminated earlier by the Board of Directors. The Company does not currently utilize the 2016 Plan for equity award grants.

 

In 2018, the Board of Directors adopted the HyreCar Inc. 2018 Incentive Plan (the “2018 Plan”). The 2018 Plan provides for the grant of equity awards to acquire shares of common stock. Three million shares of common stock were initially reserved for issuance under the 2018 Plan, with the share reserve number subject to increases that occur starting in 2021. The 2018 Plan is administered by the Board of Directors, and expires ten years after adoption, unless terminated earlier by the Board.

 

In 2021, the Board of Directors adopted the HyreCar Inc. 2021 Incentive Plan (the “2021 Plan”). The 2021 Plan provides for the grant of equity awards to acquire shares of common stock. Three million shares of common stock were initially reserved for issuance under the 2021 Plan, with the share reserve number subject to increases that occur starting in 2024. The 2021 Plan is administered by the Board of Directors, and expires ten years after adoption, unless terminated earlier by the Board. As of March 31, 2022, the Company has not utilized the 2021 Plan for any equity award grants.

 

No stock options were granted during the three months ended March 31, 2022 and 2021. Stock-based compensation expense for the vesting of stock options for the three months ended March 31, 2022 and 2021 was immaterial. As of March 31, 2022, there is no remaining stock-based compensation expense as all options are fully vested.

 

 

HYRECAR INC.

NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

(Unaudited)

 

Restricted Stock Units and Shares Issued for Services 

 

A summary of activity with our restricted stock units (“RSUs”) for the three months ended March 31, 2022 is as follows:

 

  

Number of shares

  

Weighted average grant date fair value per share

 

Unvested as of December 31, 2021

  769,486  $10.46 

Granted

  221,500   3.30 

Vested

  (159,134)  9.33 

Forfeited

  (51,250)  7.90 

Unvested as of March 31, 2022

  780,602  $8.79 

 

During the  three months ended March 31, 2022, the Company granted 221,500 RSUs to employees, which will vest over four years.

 

Stock-based compensation related to restricted stock units for the three months ended March 31, 2022 and 2021 was $1,135,088 and $3,761,027, respectively. As of March 31, 2022, unrecognized compensation expense related to the unvested restricted stock units is $6,317,637 and is expected to be recognized over approximately 2.9 years.

 

During the three months ended March 31, 2022, the Company granted 13,000 shares of common stock as part of an employee severance agreement. The Company recognized stock-based compensation of $44,200 based on the closing price of the Company’s common stock on the date of grant.

 

 

NOTE 6 RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS 

 

Insurance

 

The president of the Company’s former primary insurance broker through June 2020 is also a minority Company stockholder and holder of warrants. As of March 31, 2022 and December 31, 2021, the Company had no outstanding balances to the broker included in accounts payable or accrued liabilities, respectively. During the three months ended March 31, 2022 and 2021, the Company paid the broker approximately $0 and $0, respectively. On June 15, 2020, the Company completed moving its primary and excess automobile insurance liability programs over to a new insurance broker and is no longer using the related party broker.

 

 

NOTE 7 SUBSEQUENT EVENTS

 

No material subsequent events have been identified as of the date of this filing.

 

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Item 2. Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations

 

The following discussion and analysis of our financial condition and results of operations should be read together with our unaudited financial statements and related notes appearing elsewhere in this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q and our audited financial statements and related notes for the year ended December 31, 2021 included in our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K. In addition to historical information, this discussion and analysis contains forward-looking statements that involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Our actual results may differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements as a result of certain factors. We discuss certain factors that we believe could cause or contribute to these differences below and elsewhere in this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q, particularly in the sections entitled Risk Factors and Note About Forward-Looking Statements.

 

Our Company

 

We operate in the car sharing marketplace for ride sharing through our proprietary marketplace platform. The Company has established a leading presence in Transportation-as-a-Service (“TaaS”) through vehicle owners and institutions, such as franchise car dealerships, independent car dealerships and rental car companies, who have been disrupted by automotive asset sharing. We are based in Los Angeles, California and car owners and drivers currently use the platform nationwide. Our unique revenue opportunity for both owners and drivers are providing a safe, secure, and reliable marketplace. We categorize our operations into one reportable business segment: Rental, consisting primarily of our vehicle rental operations in the United States.

 

Business and Trends

 

We generate revenue by taking a fee out of each rental processed on our platform. Each rental transaction represents a ride-sharing service driver (each, a “Driver”) renting a car from a participating car owner (each, an “Owner”). Drivers pay a daily rental rate set by the Owner, plus a 10%-20% HyreCar Driver fee and direct daily insurance costs. Owners receive their daily rental rate minus a 15%-30% HyreCar Owner fee. For example, as of March 31, 2022, the average daily rental rate of a HyreCar vehicle nationally is approximately $38 (“Daily Rental Rate”), plus a 10%-20% HyreCar Driver fee ($6) and daily direct insurance fee of $15 on average, totaling $59 in total daily gross billings paid by the Driver via a payment card transaction. On average approximately 77% of the daily rental is transferred to the Owner via our merchant processing partner. HyreCar earns revenue from the revenue share fees and insurance totaling approximately $30 per day. Accordingly, the GAAP reportable revenue recognized by HyreCar is $30 in this example transaction as detailed in the following table:

 

Daily Gross Revenue Example

 

Daily Net (GAAP) Revenue Example

 
                   

National Average Daily Rental Rate

  $ 38  

HyreCar Owner Fee (~23% Average)

  $ 9  
                   

Driver Fee

  $ 6  

HyreCar Driver Fee (~15% Average)

  $ 6  
                   

Daily Insurance Fee

  $ 15  

Insurance Fee (100% of fee)

  $ 15  
                   

Daily Gross Billing Paid by Driver

  $ 59  

Daily Average Net Revenue

  $ 30  

 

During the quarter ended March 31, 2022, the Company monitored the market's competitive prices to maintain good performance levels. The dynamic pricing of the daily gross and net rental rates were adjusted depending on the variations in demand and competition. The daily average gross rental rate for the three months ended March 31, 2022 was $59, an increase of $6 or 12% from the $53 daily average gross rental rate recognized during the three months ended March 31, 2021.

 

Gross billings is an important measure by which we evaluate and manage our business. We define gross billings as the amount billed to Drivers, without any adjustments for amounts paid to Owners or refunds. It is important to note that gross billing is a non-GAAP measure and as such, is not recorded in our consolidated financial statements as revenue. However, we use gross billings to assess our business growth, scale of operations and our ability to generate gross billings is strongly correlated to our ability to generate revenue. Gross billings may also be used to calculate net revenue margin, defined as the company's GAAP reportable revenue over gross billings. Using the definition of net revenue margin and the example above, HyreCar's net revenue margin is equal to approximately 51% ($9,550,592 HyreCar's GAAP revenue over $18,835,166 Total Gross Billings) for the three months ended March 31, 2022. A breakout of revenue components is provided in the section of this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q titled “Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations” and the notes to the consolidated financial statements.

 

 

Non-GAAP Financial Measures

 

Gross Billings

 

We define gross billings as the amount billed to Drivers, without any adjustments for amounts paid to Owners or refunds. Gross billings include transactions from both our revenues recorded on a net and a gross basis. It is important to note that gross billing is a non-GAAP measure and as such, is not recorded in our consolidated financial statements as revenue. Management believes gross billings provides useful information to investors and others in understanding our ability to generate revenue since our ability to generate gross billings is correlated to our ability to generate revenue. In addition, management uses gross billings to assess our business growth and ability to scale operations. Gross billings may also be used to calculate net revenue margin, defined as the Company's GAAP reportable revenue over gross billings. The presentation of the non-GAAP financial measures is not intended to be considered in isolation, or as a substitute for, or superior to, the financial information prepared and presented in accordance with GAAP.

 

Adjusted EBITDA

 

Adjusted EBITDA is a key performance measure that our management uses to assess our operating performance and the operating leverage in our business, including the preparation of our annual operating budget and quarterly forecasts, to evaluate the effectiveness of our business strategies, and to communicate with our Board of Directors concerning our financial performance.We believe that Adjusted EBITDA provides useful information to investors and others in understanding and evaluating our operating results in the same manner as our management team. Because Adjusted EBITDA facilitate internal comparisons of our historical operating performance on a more consistent basis, we use these measures for business planning purposes. We expect Adjusted EBITDA will increase over the long term as we continue to scale our business and achieve greater efficiencies in our operating expenses.

 

We calculate Adjusted EBITDA as net loss, adjusted to exclude:

 

 

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other income (expense), net;

 

 

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provision for income taxes;

 

 

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depreciation and amortization;

 

 

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stock-based compensation expense; and

 

 

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prior expenses expected to be settled in stock included in liabilities.

 

Our definitions may differ from the definitions used by other companies and therefore comparability may be limited. In addition, other companies may not publish these or similar metrics. Furthermore, these measures have certain limitations in that they do not include the impact of certain expenses that are reflected in our consolidated statements of operations that are necessary to run our business. Thus, our Adjusted EBITDA should be considered in addition to, not as substitutes for, or in isolation from, measures prepared in accordance with GAAP.

 

We compensate for these limitations by providing a reconciliation of Adjusted EBITDA to the related GAAP financial measures, net loss. We encourage investors and others to review our financial information in its entirety, not to rely on any single financial measure and to view Adjusted EBITDA in conjunction with their respective related GAAP financial measures.

 

Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Financial Measures

 

The following table provides a reconciliation of our GAAP reported revenue to gross billings for the three months ended March 31, 2022 and 2021: 

 

   

Three Months Ended

   

Three Months Ended

 
   

March 31,

   

March 31,

 
   

2022

   

2021

 

Revenue (U.S. GAAP reported revenue)

  $ 9,550,592     $ 7,448,400  

Add: Refunds, rebates and deferred revenue

    708,987       529,324  

Add: Owner payments (not recorded in financial statements)

    8,575,587       8,081,050  

Gross billings (non-U.S. GAAP measure not recorded in financial statements)

  $ 18,835,166     $ 16,058,774  

 

 

 

 

The following table provides a reconciliation of net loss to Adjusted EBITDA for the three months ended March 31, 2022 and 2021:

 

   

Three Months Ended

   

Three Months Ended

 
   

March 31,

   

March 31,

 
   

2022

   

2021

 

Net loss

  $ (5,327,483 )   $ (7,206,535 )

Adjusted to exclude the following:

               

Other expense (income), net

    (3,162 )     423  

Provision for income taxes

           

Depreciation and amortization

    6,767       19,270  

Stock-based compensation expense

    1,179,288       3,767,674  

Adjusted EBITDA

  $ (4,144,590 )   $ (3,419,168 )

 

Our operating results are subject to variability due to seasonality, macroeconomic conditions such as the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and other factors. Car rental volumes tend to be associated with travel and driving holidays, where there is an influx of Uber and Lyft demand. Thus far in 2022, we have continued to operate in an uncertain and uneven economic environment marked by heightened economic and geopolitical risks due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Our objective is to focus on strategically accelerating our growth, strengthening our position as a leading provider of vehicle rental services to ridesharing (Lyft and Uber) and delivery (Door Dash, Instacart, Postmates) drivers, continuing to enhance our customers' rental experience, and controlling costs and driving efficiency throughout the organization. We operate in a high growth industry and we expect to continue to face challenges and risks. We seek to mitigate our exposure to risks in numerous ways, including delivering upon our core strategic initiatives, continued growth of fleet levels to match changes in demand for vehicle rentals, and appropriate investments in technology.

 

Significant changes in our results of operations for the three months ended March 31, 2022 include:

 

 

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Net rental days totaled approximately 314,000 rental days for the three months ended March 31, 2022, an increase of approximately 14,000 rental days or 4.7% over the 300,000 rental days recognized during the three months ended March 31, 2021, as the Company continued to expand its presence in key markets including Georgia, California, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas and Maryland, despite tight vehicle market supply conditions.

 

 

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Revenue totaled $9.6 million for the three months ended March 31, 2022, an increase of $2.2 million or 28.2% from $7.4 million recognized during the three months ended March 31, 2021 primarily as a result of price enhancements in addition to the 4.7% increase in rental days. The daily average net rental rate for the three months ended March 31, 2022 was $30, an increase of approximately $6 or 24% from the $24 daily average net rental rate recognized during the three months ended March 31, 2021. Price enhancements were derived leveraging our dynamic pricing model and higher rental rates due to the tight car market supply. 

 

 

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Cost of revenue totaled $6.6 million for the three months ended March 31, 2022, an increase of $1.9 million or 40.0% from $4.7 million recognized during the three months ended March 31, 2021. The increase was primarily attributed to a increase in claims and insurance premium costs as well as from increased rental days during the period. 

 

 

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Gross profit totaled $2.9 million for the three months ended March 31, 2022, an increase of $0.2 million or 7% over the $2.7 million recognized during the three months ended March 31, 2021. The increase in gross profit was primarily attributed to favorable pricing and higher rental days partially offset by higher insurance and claims-related costs described above.

 

 

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Operating expenses, consisting of general and administrative, sales and marketing, and research and development expenses, totaled $8.3 million for the three months ended March 31, 2022, a decrease of $1.7 million or 17% over $9.9 million recognized during the three months ended March 31, 2021. These savings were derived through a focus on reducing non-growth related expense, automating sales efforts and processes, lower stock-based compensation, as well as targeted headcount/payroll reductions.

 

 

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Net loss totaled $(5.3) million for the three months ended March 31, 2022, an decrease of $1.9 million or approximately 26% over the $(7.2) million net loss recognized during the three months ended March 31, 2021. The decrease in net loss was primarily driven by the operating expense savings described above. 

 

 

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Adjusted EBITDA (which is a non-GAAP financial measure as described above) totaled $(4.1) million for the three months ended March 31, 2022, an increase of $(0.7) million or 21% from $(3.4) million recognized for the prior year quarter ended March 31, 2021.

 

 

Management's Plan 

 

We have incurred operating losses since Inception and historically relied on debt and equity financing for working capital. Going forward, the Company intends to fund its operations through increased revenue from operations and the funds raised through sales of its securities. We completed an underwritten public equity offering on February 9, 2021, consisting of an aggregate of 2,530,000 million shares of our common stock at a public offering price of $11.75 per share, which included the exercise in full of the underwriters’ option. This provided approximately $29.7 million in gross proceeds to the Company, before underwriting expenses and other costs.

 

With approximately 314,000 quarterly rental days in the first quarter of 2022, our annualized rental day run rate is close to 1.3M per year. Our business model and platform allow us to potentially leverage new opportunities and create a larger market with ridesharing, food and package delivery services. Two thirds of the Drivers on our platform are now predominantly delivery oriented and the opportunity is accelerating in the local delivery as a service environment. We continue to expect revenue growth during the remainder of 2022 and beyond as we continue to focus on increasing our car supply to meet the driver demand and other promotional efforts related to our car sharing marketplace platform.

 

As part of our focus to increase car supply, the Company's strategic partnership with AmeriDrive Holdings is intended to create a national network of vehicle supply and fleet maintenance operations and is expanding our operations in the Southeast United States. On February 10, 2021, TrueCar announced a partnership with HyreCar to provide its car sharing marketplace with a modern digital car buying and trade-in solution. The TrueCar partnership offers a potential way to address the automobile trade-in market in a relevant and effective manner for dealers and customers. TrueCar helps create awareness that vehicle dealers can benefit from serving the TaaS industry via the Company's platform. We believe both the AmeriDrive and TrueCar relationships enhance our ability to increase revenue.

 

Throughout the next 12 months, the Company intends to fund its operations through revenue from operations, current cash reserves and through equity/debt financial instruments including the available ATM Agreement. The estimated cash flows combined with opportunities to access capital lead us to believe the Company will have sufficient resources to operate its business. The current top 10 U.S. state markets in our geographic footprint, and our volumes of quarterly rental days and net revenue from the quarters ended March 31, 2020 through March 31, 2022, is detailed below.

 

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Components of Our Results of Operations 

 

The following describes the various components that make up our results of operations, discussed below: 

 

Revenue is earned from fees associated with matching Owners of cars that meet the strict requirements imposed by ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft with Drivers. A Driver will typically rent a car through one transaction via our on-line marketplace. We recognize GAAP reportable revenue primarily from a transaction fee and an insurance fee when a car is rented on our platform when the Company, 1) identifies the contract with the customer, 2) identifies the performance obligations in the contract, 3) determines the transaction price, 4) determines if an allocation of that transaction price is required to the performance obligations in the contract, and 5) recognizes revenue when or as the Company satisfies a performance obligation. 

 

Cost of revenue primarily include direct fees paid for driver insurance, insurance claim payments based on the policy in effect at the time of loss, merchant processing fees, technology and hosting costs, and motor vehicle record fees incurred for paid driver applications. 

 

General and administrative costs include all corporate and administrative functions that support our business. These costs also include payroll for officers and operational staff, stock-based compensation expense, consulting costs, professional fees, and other costs that are not included in cost of revenue. Research and development costs are related to activities such as user experience and user interface development, database development and maintenance, and technology related expenses to research, improve, implement, or maintain technology and systems utilized throughout our enterprise. Research and development costs are expensed as incurred. Sales and marketing expenses primarily consist of personnel-related compensation costs, commissions expenses, advertising expenses, and marketing partnerships with third parties. Sales and marketing costs are expensed as incurred.

 

Other income/expense includes non-operating income and expenses including interest income and expense. 

 

 

Results of Operations

 

Three Months Ended March 31, 2022 compared to Three Months Ended March 31, 2021

 

Revenue and Gross Profit. Revenue totaled $9.6 million for the three months ended March 31, 2022, an increase of $2.2 million or 28.2% over the $7.4 million of revenue recognized during the three months ended March 31, 2021. Rental days totaled approximately 314,000, an increase of 14,000 rental days or 4.7% compared to the prior year period. The daily average net rental rate for the three months ended March 31, 2022 was $30, an increase of $6 or 24% from $24 daily average net rental rate recognized during the three months ended March 31, 2021. Gross profit totaled $2.9 million for three months ended March 31, 2022, a modest increase of $0.2 million or 7% over the $2.7 million gross profit recognized during the three months ended March 31, 2021. The increase in gross profit was primarily attributed to favorable pricing and higher rental days partially offset by higher insurance and claims-related costs. Gross profit margin was seasonally slightly lower at 31% for the three months ended March 31, 2022 compared to 34% in Q4 of 2021 up from a normalized 24% in Q2 of 2021. This decrease was attributed to due to more frequent losses during winter months

 

Operating Expenses. Operating expenses, consisting of general and administrative, sales and marketing, and research and development expenses totaled $8.3 million for the three months ended March 31, 2022, an decrease of $1.7 million or 17% over $9.9 million in such expenses recognized during the three months ended March 31, 2021. General and administrative expenses totaled $4.5 million for the three months ended March 31, 2022, an decrease of $1.2 million or 20% over $5.7 million recognized during the three months ended March 31, 2021, achieved through a focused reduction of non-growth related expenses and decreased stock-based compensation. Sales and marketing expenses totaled $2.2 million for the three months ended March 31, 2022, an decrease of $0.5 million or 18% over $2.7 million of sales and marketing expenses recognized during the three months ended March 31, 2021, thanks to efficiency gains in both sales headcount as well as more targeted marketing spend. Research and development expenses totaled $1.5 million for the three months ended March 31, 2022, compared to $1.5 million of research and development expenses recognized during the three months ended March 31, 2021, a stable result highlighting: increased efficiency in automation of recurring spend and decrease in stock-based compensation, offset with re-invested spend into platform optimization, new features and scaling.

 

Loss from Operations. Loss from operations totaled $(5.3) million for the three months ended March 31, 2022, an decrease of $1.9 million or 26% over a $(7.2) million loss from operations for the three months ended March 31, 2021. The decrease in loss from operations was primarily driven by the operating expense savings described above.

 

Other (Income) Expense. Other (Income) Expense totaled ($3,162) for the three months ended March 31, 2022, an increase of $3,585 in income or 848% compared to $423 of net expense for the three months ended March 31, 2021

 

Net Loss. Net loss totaled $(5.3) million for the three months ended March 31, 2022, an decrease of $1.9 million or 26% over a $(7.2) million net loss recognized during the three months ended March 31, 2021.

 

 

Liquidity and Capital Resources

 

As of March 31, 2022, our principal sources of liquidity were cash and cash equivalents of 7,977,260 compared to 11,499,136 as of December 31, 2021. Cash and cash equivalents include money market deposit accounts denominated in U.S. dollars. We also had additional Restricted Cash balances of $2,994,542 as March 31, 2022 which relates to amounts held in a restricted bank account at Cogent Bank as collateral for the amount pledged by the Company to secure a revolving line of credit made by Cogent Bank to AmeriDrive, as well as escrow accounts held for our insurance claims processing partner to pay out claims. Cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash altogether totaled $ 10,971,802 as of March 31, 2022.

 

On November 9, 2021, the Company entered into an Equity Offering Sales Agreement (the “ATM Agreement”), with D.A. Davidson & Co. and Northland Securities, Inc. (collectively, the “Agents"), pursuant to which the Agents act as the Company’s sales agent with respect to the offer and sale from time to time of common stock having an aggregate gross sales price of up to $50 million in “at-the market-offerings.” We did not effect any sales of shares under the ATM program in 2021 nor by the date of this report in 2022, however, can utilize the program if the need arises.

 

We believe our existing cash and cash equivalent assets, together with proceeds from revenue generating activities and access to liquidity through our ATM program and other equity/debt offerings will be sufficient to meet our working capital and capital expenditures needs over the next 12 months more fully described in “Management's Plan” above.

 

Our future capital requirements will depend on many factors, including, but not limited to our growth, our ability to attract and retain drivers and car owners on our platform, the continuing market acceptance of our offerings, the timing and extent of spending to support our efforts to improve our customer experience, actual insurance payments for which we have made reserves, the timing and extent of investment we are making in policy, government relations, and the expansion of sales and marketing activities. Further, we may in the future enter into arrangements to acquire or invest in businesses, products, services and technologies. We may decide to, or be required to, seek additional equity or debt financing for any of these reasons, or others that may arise. If we are unable to raise additional capital in the future, we may need to curtail expenditures by scaling back certain sales, marketing and development expenses.

 

 

Cash Flows

 

Net cash used in operating activities was $3,567,143 for the three months ended March 31, 2022. This consisted primarily of a net loss of $ (5,327,483) offset by non-cash stock-based compensation expense of $1,179,288 largely driven by the recognition of costs related to restricted stock unit grants. Additionally, there were material increases in accounts payable of $1,476,832, partially offset by decreased accrued liabilities of $625,011 for the three months ended March 31, 2022

 

Net cash used in operating activities was $6,784,011 for the three months ended March 31, 2021. This consisted primarily of a net loss of $7,206,535 offset by non-cash stock-based compensation expense of $3,767,674 largely driven by the recognition of costs related to restricted stock units annual equity grants. Additionally, there was an increase in accounts payable of $1,808,861 and offset by decrease insurance reserves of $365,905 and accrued liabilities $3,532,625.

 

Net cash used in investing activities was $208,462 for the three months ended March 31, 2022. This reflects the investment in software capitalized as intangible asset during the quarter. 

 

Net cash used in investing activities was $0 for the three months ended March 31, 2021.

 

Net cash provided by financing activities was $0 for the three months ended March 31, 2022.

 

Net cash provided by financing activities was $28,111,756 for the three months ended March 31, 2021, which primarily consists of gross proceeds from the sale of common stock in our February 2021 public offering of $29,727,500, proceeds from the exercise of warrants of $64,540, partially offset by offering costs of $1,680,284.

 

Capital Management

 

We aim to manage capital so that we will maintain optimal returns to shareholders and benefits for other stakeholders. We also aim to maintain a capital structure that ensures the lowest cost of capital available to the Company. We regularly review the Company’s capital structure and seek to take advantage of available opportunities including financial equity financing and debt leverage to accelerate growth opportunities.

 

For the three months ended March 31, 2022 and 2021, there were no dividends paid and we have no plans to commence the payment of dividends. We have no current plans to raise capital through the sale of shares of our common stock, but we continue to assess market conditions and the Company’s cash flow requirements to ensure the Company is appropriately funded.

 

There is no significant external borrowing as of March 31, 2022. Neither the Company nor any of the subsidiaries are subject to externally imposed capital requirement.

 

Critical Accounting Policies, Judgments, and Estimates

 

Our consolidated financial statements and the related notes thereto are prepared in accordance with GAAP. The preparation of condensed consolidated financial statements also requires us to make estimates and assumptions that affect the reported amounts of assets, liabilities, revenue, costs and expenses and related disclosures. We base our estimates on historical experience and on various other assumptions that we believe to be reasonable under the circumstances. Actual results could differ significantly from our estimates. To the extent that there are differences between our estimates and actual results, our future financial statement presentation, financial condition, results of operations and cash flows will be affected. There have been no material changes to our critical accounting policies and estimates as of March 31, 2022.

 

 

Recently Issued Accounting Pronouncements

 

A description of recently issued accounting pronouncements that may potentially impact our financial position and results of operations is disclosed in Note 2 to our financial statements appearing in this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q.

 

Emerging Growth Company Status

 

Section 107 of the JOBS Act provides that an emerging growth company can take advantage of the extended transition period provided in Section 7(a)(2)(B) of the Securities Act for complying with new or revised accounting standards. In other words, an emerging growth company can delay the adoption of certain accounting standards until those standards would otherwise apply to private companies. We have elected to take advantage of the benefits of this extended transition period. Our financial statements may, therefore, not be comparable to those of companies that comply with such new or revised accounting standards.

 

Item 3. Quantitative and Qualitative Disclosures about Market Risk

 

The Company is not required to provide the information required by this Item as it is a “smaller reporting company,” as defined in Rule 229.10(f)(1).

 

 

Item 4. Controls and Procedures

 

Limitations on Effectiveness of Controls and Procedures

 

The term “disclosure controls and procedures,“ as defined in Rules 13a-15(e) and 15d-15(e) under the Exchange Act, refers to controls and procedures that are designed to ensure that information required to be disclosed by a company in the reports that it files or submits under the Exchange Act is recorded, processed, summarized and reported, within the time periods specified in the SEC's rules and forms. Disclosure controls and procedures include, without limitation, controls and procedures designed to ensure that information required to be disclosed by a company in the reports that it files or submits under the Exchange Act is accumulated and communicated to the Company's management, including its principal executive and principal financial officers, or persons performing similar functions, as appropriate to allow timely decisions regarding required disclosure.

 

In designing and evaluating our disclosure controls and procedures, management recognizes that any controls and procedures, no matter how well designed and operated, can provide only reasonable assurance of achieving the desired control objectives. In addition, the design of disclosure controls and procedures must reflect the fact there are resource constraints and management are required to apply judgment in evaluating the benefits of possible controls and procedures relative to their costs.

 

Evaluation of Disclosure Controls and Procedures

 

Our management, with the participation of our Principal Executive Officer and Principal Financial Officer, evaluated, as of the end of the period covered by this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q, the effectiveness of our disclosure controls and procedures (as defined in Rules 13a-15(e) and 15d-15(e) under the Exchange Act of 1934). Based on that evaluation, our Principal Executive Officer and Principal Financial Officer concluded our disclosure controls and procedures were effective as of March 31, 2022.

 

Changes in Internal Control Over Financial Reporting

 

There was no change in our internal control over financial reporting identified in management's evaluation pursuant to Rules 13a-15(f) and 15d-15(f) under the Exchange Act) has occurred during the three months ended March 31, 2022 that has materially affected, or is reasonably likely to materially affect, our internal control over financial reporting.

 

 

PART II - OTHER INFORMATION

 

Item 1. Legal Proceedings

 

On August 27, 2021, a putative securities class action complaint captioned Baron v. Hyrecar Inc. et al., Case No. 21-cv-06918, was filed in the United States District Court for the Central District of California against the Company; its Chief Executive Officer, Joseph Furnari; and its former Chief Financial Officer, Robert Scott Brogi. This action asserts claims and seeks damages for alleged violations of sections 10(b) and 20(a) of securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Rule 10b-5 promulgated thereunder. The alleged class period is May 14, 2021 to August 10, 2021, inclusive. Pursuant to the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act, on November 19, 2021, the Court appointed Turton Inc. to serve as Lead Plaintiff. Lead Plaintiff then filed an amended complaint (the “First Amended Complaint”). The First Amended Complaint alleged that defendants made material misrepresentations or failed to disclose material facts that, among other things, the Company had materially understated its expenses and insurance reserves in coordination with a third-party adjuster which Lead Plaintiff alleged was conflicted. On December 27, 2021, the Company and the individual defendants moved to dismiss the First Amended Complaint, arguing that Lead Plaintiff failed to adequately plead that any of the Company’s public statements were materially false or misleading, or that defendants acted with scienter– meaning defendants either knew those statements were false or were deliberately reckless to their truth or falsity at the time they were made. On February 16, 2022, the Court (Hon. Percy Anderson) granted defendants’ motion to dismiss on the basis that Lead Plaintiff failed to adequately plead any of defendants’ statements were materially false or misleading. Because the Court ruled that Lead Plaintiff did not sufficiently plead falsity, the Court did not address the additional arguments regarding scienter at the time. The Court permitted Lead Plaintiff leave to amend its complaint. Plaintiff filed its Second Amended Complaint on March 21, 2022. The Second Amended Complaint asserts the same violations of the Exchange Act and Rule 10b-5, again alleging, among other things, HyreCar made materially false or misleading statements related to its first quarter 2021 reserves, and by extension misstated expenses and revenues. On April 4, 2022, the Company and individual defendants moved to dismiss the Second Amended Complaint on the basis that Plaintiff failed to plead sufficient facts that would cure the deficiencies identified in the Court’s order on the first motion to dismiss—i.e., that Plaintiff again failed to plead that any statements were materially false or misleading when made—and Plaintiff failed to plead that defendants acted with scienter. On April 21, 2022, the case was transferred to a new judge, and on April 27, 2022, the Court issued a Reassignment Order that, among other things, vacated all hearing dates. The Company will re-notice the hearing for its motion to dismiss the Second Amended Complaint and expects it will be heard on August 25, 2022. The Company believes that the allegations in this lawsuit are without merit and will continue to vigorously defend against them. The Company’s chances of success on the merits are still uncertain and any possible loss or range of loss cannot be reasonably estimated.

 

Item 1A. Risk Factors

 

Our business, financial condition, results of operations, and cash flows may be impacted by a number of factors, many of which are beyond our control, including those set forth in our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2021, the occurrence of any one of which could have a material adverse effect on our actual results.

 

There have been no material changes to the Risk Factors previously disclosed in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2021.

 

Item 2. Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities and Use of Proceeds

 

None.

 

 

Item 3. Defaults Upon Senior Securities

 

None.

 

Item 4. Mine Safety Disclosures

 

Not applicable.

 

Item 5. Other Information

 

None.

 

Item 6. Exhibits

 

Exhibit

     

Incorporated by Reference

 

Filed

Number

 

Exhibit Description

 

Form

 

File No.

 

Exhibit

 

Filing Date

 

Herewith

                         

3.1

 

Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation of the Registrant.

 

S-1

 

333-225157

 

3.5

 

May 23, 2018

   
                         

3.2

 

Amended and Restated Bylaws of the Registrant

 

S-1

 

333-225157

 

3.7

 

May 23, 2018

   
                         

31.1

 

Certification of Principal Executive Officer pursuant to Rules 13a-14(a) and 15d-14(a) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as adopted pursuant to Section 302 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.

                 

X

                         

31.2*

 

Certification of Principal Executive Officer Pursuant to 18 U.S.C. Section 1350, as Adopted Pursuant to Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.

                 

X

                         

32.1

 

Certification of Principal Financial Officer pursuant to Rules 13a-14(a) and 15d-14(a) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as adopted pursuant to Section 302 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.

                 

X

                         

32.2*

 

Certification of Principal Financial Officer Pursuant to 18 U.S.C. Section 1350, as Adopted Pursuant to Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.

                 

X

                         

101.INS

 

Inline XBRL Instance Document

                 

X

                         

101.SCH

 

Inline XBRL Taxonomy Extension Schema Document

                 

X

                         

101.CAL

 

Inline XBRL Taxonomy Extension Calculation Linkbase Document

                 

X

                         

101.DEF

 

Inline XBRL Taxonomy Extension Definition Linkbase Document

                 

X

                         

101.LAB

 

Inline XBRL Taxonomy Extension Label Linkbase Document

                 

X

                         
101.PRE   Inline XBRL Taxonomy Extension Presentation Linkbase Document                   X
                         

104

 

Cover Page Interactive Data File (formatted as Inline XBRL and contained in Exhibit 101)

                 

X

 

 

*

This certification is deemed not filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (Exchange Act), or otherwise subject to the liability of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act.

 

 

SIGNATURES

 

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, thereunto duly authorized.

 

 

HyreCar Inc.

     

Date: May 16, 2022

By:

/s/ Joseph Furnari

   

Joseph Furnari

   

Chief Executive Officer

(Principal Executive Officer)

     
 

HyreCar Inc.

     

Date: May 16, 2022

By:

/s/ Serge De Bock

   

Serge De Bock

   

Chief Financial Officer
(Principal Financial and Accounting Officer)

 

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EXHIBIT 31.1

 

Certification Pursuant to Section 302 of the Sarbanes - Oxley Act of 2002

 

I, Joseph Furnari, certify that:

 

1.

I have reviewed this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q of HyreCar Inc.;

 

2.

Based on my knowledge, this report does not contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state a material fact necessary to make the statements made, in light of the circumstances under which such statements were made, not misleading with respect to the period covered by this report;

 

3.

Based on my knowledge, the financial statements, and other financial information included in this report, fairly present in all material respects the financial condition, results of operations and cash flows of the registrant as of, and for, the periods presented in this report;

 

4.

The registrant’s other certifying officer(s) and I are responsible for establishing and maintaining disclosure controls and procedures (as defined in Exchange Act Rules 13a-15(e) and 15d-15(e)) and internal control over financial reporting (as defined in Exchange Act Rules 13a-15(f) and 15d-15(f)) for the registrant and have:

 

 

(a)

Designed such disclosure controls and procedures, or caused such disclosure controls and procedures to be designed under our supervision, to ensure that material information relating to the registrant, including its consolidated subsidiaries, is made known to us by others within those entities, particularly during the period in which this report is being prepared;

 

 

(b)

Designed such internal control over financial reporting, or caused such internal control over financial reporting to be designed under our supervision, to provide reasonable assurance regarding the reliability of financial reporting and the preparation of financial statements for external purposes in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles;

 

 

(c)

Evaluated the effectiveness of the registrant’s disclosure controls and procedures and presented in this report our conclusions about the effectiveness of the disclosure controls and procedures, as of the end of the period covered by this report based on such evaluation; and

 

 

(d)

Disclosed in this report any change in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting that occurred during the registrant’s most recent fiscal quarter (the registrant’s fourth fiscal quarter in the case of an annual report) that has materially affected, or is reasonably likely to materially affect, the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting; and

 

5.

The registrant’s other certifying officer(s) and I have disclosed, based on our most recent evaluation of internal control over financial reporting, to the registrant’s auditors and the audit committee of the registrant’s Board of Directors (or persons performing the equivalent functions):

 

 

(a)

All significant deficiencies and material weaknesses in the design or operation of internal control over financial reporting which are reasonably likely to adversely affect the registrant’s ability to record, process, summarize and report financial information; and

 

 

(b)

Any fraud, whether or not material, that involves management or other employees who have a significant role in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting.

 

Date: May 16, 2022

By:

/s/ Joseph Furnari

 

Name: 

Joseph Furnari

 

Title:

Chief Executive Officer

    (Principal Executive Officer)

 

 
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EXHIBIT 31.2

 

Certification Pursuant to Section 302 of the Sarbanes - Oxley Act of 2002

 

I, Serge De Bock, certify that:

 

1.

I have reviewed this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q of HyreCar Inc.;

 

2.

Based on my knowledge, this report does not contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state a material fact necessary to make the statements made, in light of the circumstances under which such statements were made, not misleading with respect to the period covered by this report;

 

3.

Based on my knowledge, the financial statements, and other financial information included in this report, fairly present in all material respects the financial condition, results of operations and cash flows of the registrant as of, and for, the periods presented in this report;

 

4.

The registrant’s other certifying officer(s) and I are responsible for establishing and maintaining disclosure controls and procedures (as defined in Exchange Act Rules 13a-15(e) and 15d-15(e)) and internal control over financial reporting (as defined in Exchange Act Rules 13a-15(f) and 15d-15(f)) for the registrant and have:

 

 

(a)

Designed such disclosure controls and procedures, or caused such disclosure controls and procedures to be designed under our supervision, to ensure that material information relating to the registrant, including its consolidated subsidiaries, is made known to us by others within those entities, particularly during the period in which this report is being prepared;

 

 

(b)

Designed such internal control over financial reporting, or caused such internal control over financial reporting to be designed under our supervision, to provide reasonable assurance regarding the reliability of financial reporting and the preparation of financial statements for external purposes in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles;

 

 

(c)

Evaluated the effectiveness of the registrant’s disclosure controls and procedures and presented in this report our conclusions about the effectiveness of the disclosure controls and procedures, as of the end of the period covered by this report based on such evaluation; and

 

 

(d)

Disclosed in this report any change in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting that occurred during the registrant’s most recent fiscal quarter (the registrant’s fourth fiscal quarter in the case of an annual report) that has materially affected, or is reasonably likely to materially affect, the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting; and

 

5.

The registrant’s other certifying officer(s) and I have disclosed, based on our most recent evaluation of internal control over financial reporting, to the registrant’s auditors and the audit committee of the registrant’s Board of Directors (or persons performing the equivalent functions):

 

 

(a)

All significant deficiencies and material weaknesses in the design or operation of internal control over financial reporting which are reasonably likely to adversely affect the registrant’s ability to record, process, summarize and report financial information; and

 

 

(b)

Any fraud, whether or not material, that involves management or other employees who have a significant role in the registrant’s internal control over financial reporting.

 

Date: May 16, 2022

By:

/s/ Serge De Bock

 

Name: 

Serge De Bock

 

Title:

Chief Financial Officer

    (Principal Financial and Accounting Officer)

 

 
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EXHIBIT 32.1

 

CERTIFICATIONS

Pursuant to Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002

(Subsections (A) and (B) of Section 1350, Chapter 63 of Title 18, United States Code)

 

Pursuant to section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (subsections (a) and (b) of section 1350, chapter 63 of title 18, United States Code), I, Joseph Furnari, Chief Executive Officer of HyreCar Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), hereby certify, to my knowledge, that:

 

The Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2022 (the “Form 10-Q”) of the Company fully complies with the requirements of section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and information contained in the Form 10-Q fairly presents, in all material respects, the financial condition and results of operations of the Company.

 

Date: May 16, 2022

By:

/s/ Joseph Furnari

 

Name: 

Joseph Furnari

 

Title:

Chief Executive Officer

    (Principal Executive Officer)

 

 
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EXHIBIT 32.2

 

CERTIFICATIONS

Pursuant to Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002

(Subsections (A) and (B) of Section 1350, Chapter 63 of Title 18, United States Code)

 

Pursuant to section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (subsections (a) and (b) of section 1350, chapter 63 of title 18, United States Code), I, Serge De Bock, Chief Financial Officer of HyreCar Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), hereby certify, to my knowledge, that:

 

The Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2022 (the “Form 10-Q”) of the Company fully complies with the requirements of section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and information contained in the Form 10-Q fairly presents, in all material respects, the financial condition and results of operations of the Company.

 

Date: May 16, 2022

By:

/s/ Serge De Bock

 

Name: 

Serge De Bock

 

Title:

Chief Financial Officer

    (Principal Financial and Accounting Officer)