VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Canada – November 4, 2022 - Grounded People Apparel Inc. (“Grounded” or the “Company”) (CSE: SHOE), a fair wage and sustainable vegan shoe company based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and dedicated to reducing the harmful impact of the global fashion industry on the environment, is pleased to announce that it has completed a non-brokered private placement (the “Financing”) of 347,222 units (the “Units”) at a price of $0.72 per Unit for gross proceeds of $250,000.00. Each Unit consists of one (1) share (each, a “Share”) and one (1) transferable Share purchase warrant (each, a “Warrant”). Each Warrant entitles the holder thereof to purchase one (1) additional Share of the Company for a period of two years from closing at a price of $0.90 per Share.
The net proceeds from the Financing will be used for working capital and general corporate purposes of the Company.
In connection with completion of the Financing, the Company issued 3,472 Shares of the Company to a third-party in consideration for administrative services rendered in connection with the Financing
Pursuant to applicable securities laws, all securities issued under the Financing are subject to a statutory hold period of four months and a day, expiring on March 5, 2023.
ABOUT GROUNDED PEOPLE APPAREL
Grounded People Apparel Inc. is a Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada based innovative apparel company focused on delivering high quality products to its customers that are 100% PeTA – APPROVED vegan. The Company is primarily engaged in the business of fair trade, sustainable and earth-conscious fashion. The Company’s initial products, which launched in the fourth quarter of 2021, are its high-top and low-cut canvas sneakers, which are made from sustainable, ethically-sourced and produced materials, and are manufactured by fair-trade workers, in a 100% vegan manufacturing facility which is located in Brazil.
In addition to its commitment to a fashion industry that reduces waste and environmental impacts, the Company aims to create a meaningful positive impact on the world through its L.A.C.E.S. campaign. The L.A.C.E.S. campaign provides consumers an option to select a specific set of shoelaces to accompany their footwear purchase the colour of which is associated with one of the charities the Company has committed to support, whereby all profits from the sale of shoelaces will be donated correspondingly.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Chief Executive Officer
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CAUTIONARY DISCLAIMER STATEMENT
This news release includes certain “forward-looking statements” under applicable Canadian securities legislation, including the anticipated use of the proceeds of the Financing and the social and financial objectives of the Company. Forward-looking statements are necessarily based upon several estimates and assumptions that, while considered reasonable, are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors which may cause the actual results and future events to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward looking statements. Such factors include, but are not limited to general business, economic, competitive, political, and social uncertainties, and uncertain capital markets. Readers are cautioned that actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.