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Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): June 16, 2021





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Delaware   001-36216   14-1999058

(State or other jurisdiction of

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5508 Highway 290 West, Suite 120

Austin, Texas, 78735

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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 June 16, 2021, Ideal Power Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) as a virtual meeting online via live audio webcast at which the Company’s stockholders approved the Amended & Restated Ideal Power Inc. 2013 Equity Incentive Plan (the “2013 Plan”). The 2013 Plan was amended primarily to (1) increase the number of authorized shares under the 2013 Plan by 500,000 shares and (2) extend the term of the 2013 Plan to June 16, 2031. The 2013 Plan became effective immediately upon stockholder approval at the Annual Meeting.


A summary of the material terms of the 2013 Plan are set forth in the Company’s definitive proxy statement for the Annual Meeting filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 29, 2021 (the “Proxy Statement”). The summaries of the 2013 Plan set forth above and in the Proxy Statement are qualified in their entirety by reference to the full text of the 2013 Plan, a copy of which is filed as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K, and incorporated herein by reference.


Item 5.07.Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.


On June 16, 2021, the Company held the Annual Meeting as a virtual meeting online via live audio webcast. The Company’s stockholders voted on, and approved, the following proposals at the Annual Meeting:


Proposal 1 — Election of four directors to serve until the 2022 annual meeting of stockholders and until their respective successors are elected and qualified.


Nominee:  For   Withheld   Broker Non-
R. Daniel Brdar   1,269,239    118,815    1,952,672 
David B. Eisenhaure   975,346    412,708    1,952,672 
Ted Lesster   939,768    448,286    1,952,672 
Michael C. Turmelle   982,141    405,913    1,952,672 


Proposal 2 — Ratification of the appointment of Gumbiner Savett Inc. as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021.


For   Against   Abstain 
3,318,701    18,224    3,801 


Proposal 3 — Approval, on a non-binding, advisory basis, of the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers.


 For   Against   Abstain   Broker Non-Votes 
1,231,159    148,900    7,995    1,952,672 


Proposal 4 — Approval of the amended and restated Ideal Power Inc. 2013 Equity Incentive Plan.


 For   Against   Abstain   Broker Non-Votes 
726,379    420,789    240,886    1,952,672 


item 9.01.Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d)  Exhibits.


10.1   Amended & Restated Ideal Power Inc. 2013 Equity Incentive Plan.






Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this Current Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.



Dated: June 21, 2021 IDEAL POWER INC.
  By:   /s/ Timothy Burns
    Timothy Burns
    Chief Financial Officer