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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 23, 2021


Veritone, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)












(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)



575 Anton Boulevard, Suite 100

Costa Mesa, California



(Address of Principal Executive Offices)


(Zip Code)

Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code: (888) 507-1737


Not Applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)


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


Title of each class





Name of each exchange on which registered

Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share




The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC

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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.


On February 23, 2021, Veritone, Inc. (the “Company”) entered into an Office Sublease (the “Sublease”) with California Pizza Kitchen, Inc. (the “Subtenant”), pursuant to which the Company will sublease its office space located at 575 Anton Boulevard, Costa Mesa, California, consisting of approximately 37,875 square feet, which the Company leases pursuant to the Lease Agreement dated July 14, 2017, between the Company and PR II/MCC South Coast Property Owner, LLC (the “Landlord”), as amended (the “Lease”), subject to the written consent of the Landlord to the Sublease.  The term of the Sublease is expected to commence in March 2021 and will continue through December 31, 2024, coterminous with the Lease.  Pursuant to the Sublease, the Subtenant will pay to the Company base rent in an initial amount of $94,687.50 per month, which is subject to annual rent escalations, as well as a portion of the operating expenses and taxes payable by the Company under the Lease.


The foregoing description of the Sublease does not purport to be complete and is subject to, and qualified in its entirety by reference to, the Sublease, which is filed herewith as Exhibit 10.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.


In connection with the Company’s sublease of this office space, in approximately March 2021, the Company will relocate its corporate headquarters to its existing office space located at 1515 Arapahoe Street, Tower 3, Suite 400, Denver, Colorado 90202, which office space is currently leased by the Company under a lease expiring in August 2021.



Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d) Exhibits.




Exhibit No.







Office Sublease between the Company and California Pizza Kitchen, Inc. dated effective as of February 23, 2021.






Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).





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: March 1, 2021




Veritone, Inc.











/s/ Jeffrey B. Coyne







Jeffrey B. Coyne







Executive Vice President, General Counsel

and Secretary