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Washington, D.C. 20549





Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): February 8, 2023


Solid Power, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)


Delaware   001-40284   86-1888095
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
File Number)
  (I.R.S. Employer
Identification Number)


486 S. Pierce Avenue, Suite E

Louisville, Colorado

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip code)


(303) 219-0720

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


Not Applicable

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


Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the Registrant under any of the following provisions:


¨Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
¨Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
¨Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
¨Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))


Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class   Trading

Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common stock, par value $0.0001 per share   SLDP   The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
Warrants, each whole warrant exercisable for one share of common stock at an exercise price of $11.50   SLDPW   The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC


Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§ 230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§ 240.12b-2).


Emerging growth company ¨


If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ¨







Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.


On February 8, 2023, Solid Power, Inc. (the “Company”) and Jon Jacobs mutually agreed to the termination of Mr. Jacobs’ employment as Chief Marketing Officer of the Company, effective February 8, 2023.


In connection with Mr. Jacobs’ mutually-agreed termination of employment, on February 10, 2023, the Company entered into a separation agreement (the “Separation Agreement”) with Mr. Jacobs. Under the Separation Agreement, in exchange for restrictions against solicitation of customers and employees for 12 months following the date of Mr. Jacobs’ separation from employment as well as customary terms regarding communications and confidentiality, Mr. Jacobs will receive (i) separation benefits consisting of 12 months of salary continuation at his current base salary and (ii) a lump sum payment equal to six months of COBRA premiums. In addition, Mr. Jacobs waived all rights to any benefits to which he may be entitled, if any, under the Executive Change in Control and Severance Plan and any other agreements between Mr. Jacobs and the Company.


The foregoing description of the Separation Agreement is not complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Separation Agreement, which will be filed as an exhibit to the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2022.







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.


Dated: February 13, 2023


  By: /s/ James Liebscher
  Name: James Liebscher
  Title: Chief Legal Officer and Secretary




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