Nasdaq Grants Extension to Knightscope Until October 4, 2024

June 5, 2024

Company Answers Question on Shorts

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 5, 2024-- Knightscope, Inc. [Nasdaq: KSCP] (“Knightscope” or the “Company”), an innovator in robotics and artificial intelligence (“AI”) technologies focused on public safety, today announces that the Nasdaq Hearings Panel has granted the Company an extension to regain compliance with The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC’s (“Nasdaq” or the “Exchange”) Listing Rule 5550(a)(2) (the “Bid Price Rule”) as detailed below.

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Nasdaq Grants Extension to Knightscope

Nasdaq Grants Extension to Knightscope

The Company is granted an exception until October 4, 2024, to effect the reverse stock split, if needed, and thereafter regain compliance with the Bid Price Rule, subject to the milestones outlined below.

  1. On or before August 16, 2024, the Company shall obtain shareholder approval for a reverse stock split at a ratio that satisfies the minimum requirement in the Bid Price Rule;

  2. On or before September 20, 2024, the Company shall effect a reverse stock split and, thereafter, maintain a $1 closing bid price for a minimum of ten consecutive business days;

  3. On or before October 4, 2024, the Company shall have demonstrated compliance with the Bid Price Rule, by evidencing a closing bid price of $1 or more per share for a minimum of ten consecutive trading sessions.

Latest Blog Addresses Shares Used to Short

Knightscope investors regularly express ongoing concerns regarding how one might prevent their shares from being loaned for a short interest position. To collectively address this frequently asked question, the Company published a blog that is now available to read here.

About Knightscope

Knightscope builds cutting-edge technologies to improve public safety, and our long-term ambition is to make the United States of America the safest country in the world. Learn more about us at www.knightscope.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of words such as “should,” “may,” “intends,” “anticipates,” “believes,” “estimates,” “projects,” “forecasts,” “expects,” “plans,” “proposes” and similar expressions. Forward-looking statements contained in this press release and other communications include, but are not limited to, statements about the Company’s goals, profitability, growth, prospects, reduction of expenses, and outlook. Although Knightscope believes that the expectations reflected in these forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, there are a number of risks, uncertainties and other important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from such forward-looking statements, including the factors discussed under the heading “Risk Factors” in Knightscope’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2023, as updated by its other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of the document in which they are contained, and Knightscope does not undertake any duty to update any forward-looking statements, except as may be required by law.

Public Relations:
Stacy Stephens
Knightscope, Inc.
(650) 924-1025

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