Filed Pursuant to Rule 424(b)(3)
Registration No. 333-222208
Prospectus Supplement No. 8 to Prospectus dated May 14, 2018
Up to $60,000,000 of Shares of Common Stock
This Prospectus Supplement No. 8 (“Prospectus Supplement No. 8”) relates to the Prospectus of Aerkomm Inc., dated May 14, 2018 (the “Prospectus”), relating to the offering (the “Offering”) up to $60,000,000 of shares of our common stock on a best efforts basis as described in the Prospectus, with a minimum offering amount of approximately $5,000,000, and a maximum offering amount of $60,000,000. The price to the public in this offering is $8.50 per share. Boustead Securities, LLC is the underwriter for this offering. This Prospectus Supplement No. 8 should be read in conjunction with the Prospectus and Prospectus Supplement No. 1 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 20, 2018, Prospectus Supplement No. 2 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 25, 2018, Prospectus Supplement No. 3 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on July 12, 2018, Prospectus Supplement No. 4 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on July 30, 2018, Prospectus Supplement No. 5 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on August 14, 2018, Prospectus Supplement No. 6 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on August 31, 2018 and Prospectus Supplement No. 7 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on September 5, 2018 (collectively, the “Prior Prospectus Supplements”) and is qualified by reference to the Prospectus and the Prior Prospectus Supplements, except to the extent that the information in this Prospectus Supplement No. 8 supersedes the information contained in the Prospectus and the Prior Prospectus Supplements, and may not be delivered without the Prospectus and the Prior Prospectus Supplements.
This Prospectus Supplement No. 8 is being filed to include the information set forth in our Current Report on Form 8-K which was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on September 18, 2018.
Our common stock is traded in the OTCQX marketplace under the symbol “AKOM.”
INVESTING IN OUR SECURITIES INVOLVES A HIGH DEGREE OF RISK. YOU SHOULD CAREFULLY READ AND CONSIDER THE “RISK FACTORS” BEGINNING ON PAGE 8 OF THE PROSPECTUS.
Neither the Securities and Exchange Commission nor any state securities commission has approved or disapproved of these securities or determined if this prospectus is truthful or complete. Any representation to the contrary is a criminal offense.
The date of this Prospectus Supplement No. 8 is September 19, 2018.
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Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 18, 2018 (September 16, 2018)
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|Item 5.02||Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.|
On September 16, 2018, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Aerkomm Inc. (the “Company”) at a special telephonic meeting of the Board increased the size of the Board from six members to seven members and appointed Mr. Richmond Akumiah as the Company’s seventh director, effective September 17, 2018, to serve until his successor is duly elected and qualified.
Mr. Akumiah is an engineering and financial management professional with years of experience in decision support, budgeting, forecasting, credit analysis, cost accounting, mergers and acquisitions, quantitative analysis, financial and operational analysis, strategic planning and corporate development. Since September 2018, Mr. Akumiah has been employed as a Senior Advisor, Investments and Operations by the State of New Jersey, Division of Investment. From 2014 to 2018, Mr. Akumiah was a research consultant for WorldQuant LLC, A Greenwich, Connecticut based investment management firm. Prior to that, from 2007 to 2014, Mr. Richmond was employed as a consultant for Wolters Kluwer. Prior to Walters Kluwer, Mr. Akumiah was employed in a number of positions in various financial management capacities. Mr Akumiah has also served as Chief Financial Officer of Hands On Network (Points of Light).
Mr. Akumiah is an associate member of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Mr. Akumiah obtained a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from New York University, in 1982, and a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Harvard University, in 1980.
Mr. Akumiah will receive an annual cash compensation fee of $20,000 to be paid in four quarterly installments. He will also receive an initial stock option grant under the Company’s 2017 Equity Incentive Plan to purchase 20,000 shares of the Company’s common stock. This option will have an exercise price equal to the closing price of the common stock Friday, September 14, 2018, on the OTCQX. Mr. Akumiah will be automatically granted an additional option to purchase 20,000 shares of the Company’s common stock on the date of each annual meeting.
There are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Akumiah and any other persons pursuant to which he was elected as a director. There is no family relationship that exists between Mr. Akumiah and any directors or executive officers of the Company. In addition, there has been no transaction, nor is there any currently proposed transaction between Mr. Akumiah and the Company, that would require disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Date: September 18, 2018||AERKOMM INC.|
|/s/ Jeffrey Wun|
|Name: Jeffrey Wun|
|Title: Chief Executive Officer|
In accordance with the requirements of the Exchange Act, the registrant caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
|Date: September 19, 2018||By:||/s/ Jeffrey Wun|
|Title:||Chief Executive Officer|
|Date: September 19, 2018||By:||/s/ Y. Tristan Kuo|
|Y. Tristan Kuo|
Chief Financial Officer