Washington, D.C. 20549





Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


May 30, 2018

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)



(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)







(State or Other


(Commission File Number)


(IRS Employer

Jurisdiction of Incorporation)




Identification No.)


One Kendall Square, Suite B14402

Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139

(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)


(617) 863-5500

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


(Former name or former address, if  changed since last report)


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Item 5.03. Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.


On May 30, 2018, InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp. (the “Company”) held its 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). At the Annual Meeting, the Company’s stockholders approved an amendment to the Company’s Articles of Incorporation to increase the number of shares of authorized common stock from 4,000,000 to 25,000,000 shares (the “Amendment”). Following stockholder approval of the Amendment, a Certificate of Amendment to the Company’s Article of Incorporation was filed with the Secretary of State of Nevada on June 1, 2018, at which time the Amendment became effective.


The Amendment is summarized in the Company’s Proxy Statement. A copy of the Certificate of Amendment containing the Amendment is filed as Exhibit 3.1 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.


Set forth below are the matters submitted to the stockholders at the Annual Meeting, all of which were approved:



the election of two (2) Class I directors, each to serve on the Company’s Board of Directors for a three-year term expiring at the Company’s annual meeting of stockholders in 2021 or until his or her successor is duly elected and qualified;



the approval of the Amendment;



the approval of the issuance and sale by the Company to Lincoln Park Capital Fund, LLC, or Lincoln Park (including the Company’s prior issuances and sales of shares of common stock to Lincoln Park since January 2018), of up to 1,200,000 shares of common stock pursuant to the Marketplace Rules of the Nasdaq Stock Market; and



the ratification of the appointment of RSM US, LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018.


The number of votes for, withheld or against and the number of abstentions and non-votes with respect to each matter are set forth below.


Election of Directors


Class I Nominees





Broker Non-Votes

Richard Roberts




C. Ann Merrifield








Approval of Amendment








Approval of Issuance and Sale of Common Stock to Lincoln Park








Broker Non-Votes:



Ratification of the Appointment of RSM US, LLP as the Company’s Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm for the Fiscal Year Ending December 31, 2018









Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d)           Exhibits











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: June 1, 2018

By:   /s/ Richard Toselli


Name: Richard Toselli 

Title: President and Chief Executive Officer







'll&ll ll!' *090204* BARBARA K. CEGAVSKE Secretary of State 202 North Carson Street Carson City, Nevada 89701-4201 (775) 684-5708 Website: www.nvsos.gov USE BLACK INK ONLY - DO NOT HIGHLIGHT ABOVE SPACE IS FOR OFFICE USE Certificate of Amendment to Articles of Incorporation For Nevada Profit Corporations (Pursuant to NRS 78.385 and 78.390 - After Issuance of Stock) 1. Name of corporation: 2. The articles have been amended as follows: (provide article numbers, if available) 3. The vote by which the stockholders holding shares in the corporation entitling them to exercise at least a majority of the voting power, or such greater proportion of the voting power as may be required in the case of a vote by classes or series, or as may be required by the provisions of the articles of incorporation* have voted in favor of the amendment is: Date: 06/01/2018 Time: 4. Effective date and time of filing: (optional) (must not be later than 90 days after the certificate is filed) 5. Signature: (required) X Signature of Officer *If any proposed amendment would alter or change any preference or any relative or other right given to any class or series of outstanding shares, then the amendment must be approved by the vote, in addition to the affirmative vote otherwise required, of the holders of shares representing a majority of the voting power of each class or series affected by the amendment regardless to limitations or restrictions on the voting power thereof. IMPORTANT: Failure to include any of the above information and submit with the proper fees may cause this filing to be rejected. Nevada Secretary of State Amend Profit-After Revised: 1-5-15 This form must be accompanied by appropriate fees. 2:00 pm 866,668 RESOLVED, that Article IV of the Corporation’s Articles of Incorporation, as amended, be and hereby is amended by replacing Article IV, in its entirety, with the following: "The total number of shares that this corporation is authorized to issue is Twenty-Five Million (25,000,000) shares of Common Stock having a par value of $0.00001 per share." InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp. (the "Corporation") Certificate of Amendment (PURSUANT TO NRS 78.385 AND 78.390) Filed in the office of Barbara K. Cegavske Secretary of State State of Nevada Document Number 20180250272-69 Filing Date and Time 06/01/2018 9:50AM Entitiy Number C7829-2003 Richard Toselli