MIAMI BEACH, Fla., July 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI) ("CarCharging"), the largest owner, operator, and provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging services, announced that it has closed an offering (the "Offering") and raised net proceeds of $830,000 with its largest institutional shareholder, Eventide Gilead Fund (NASDAQ: ETGLX, ETAGX, ETCGX, ETILX) ("Eventide"), a Boston-based Registered Investment Advisor.
The Offering consisted of convertible preferred securities with a conversion price of $0.70 and warrants exercisable at $1.00. The proceeds will be utilized to bring our financials current and to release the next generation of EV charging equipment.
"In 2015, we have focused our efforts on managing cash, enhancing operations, and investing in various technological initiatives to expand the features available on the Blink Network, the software that operates, monitors, and tracks the Blink stations and all of its charging data," said Michael D. Farkas, CarCharging's Founder and Chief Executive Officer. "Going forward, we will work diligently on bringing our financials up-to-date and to release our next generation of electric car charging hardware."
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy shares in CarCharging, nor shall there be any offer, solicitation or sale of securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation, or sale would be unlawful.
About Car Charging Group, Inc.
Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI) is a pioneer in nationwide public electric vehicle (EV) charging services, enabling EV drivers to easily recharge at locations throughout the United States. Headquartered in Miami Beach, FL with offices in San Jose, CA; New York, NY; and Phoenix, AZ; CarCharging's business model is designed to accelerate the adoption of public EV charging.
CarCharging has strategic partnerships across multiple business sectors including multi-family residential and commercial properties, parking garages, shopping malls, retail parking, and municipalities.
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