Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Commitments and Contingencies

Commitments and Contingencies
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2021
Commitments and Contingencies  
Commitments and Contingencies

17. Commitments and Contingencies

Operating Leases

The Company entered into a new lease agreement for additional office space starting May 1, 2021 through October 31, 2024, with the option to extend through October 31, 2027 with written notice. In May 2021, the Company leased the space. The Company is required to maintain a minimum cash balance of $0.7 million as a security deposit on the space which is classified as restricted cash, current and restricted cash, non-current on the consolidated balance sheet as of September 30, 2021. The Company is generally obligated for the cost of property taxes, insurance, and maintenance relating to this lease.

Total future minimum lease payments under this noncancelable operating lease amount to $3.4 million. Rent expense for the three months ended September 30, 2021 and 2020 was approximately $0.3 million and $0.1 million, respectively. Rent expense for the nine months ended September 30, 2021 and 2020 was approximately $0.7 million and $0.3 million, respectively.

Future minimum rental commitments to be paid by the Company at September 30, 2021 for this lease is as follows (in thousands):

Year Ending December 31:


2021 (remaining three months)











Total future minimum lease payments



Indemnification Agreements

In the ordinary course of business, the Company may provide indemnification of varying scope and terms to vendors, lessors, business partners and other parties with respect to certain matters including, but not limited to, losses arising out of breach of such agreements or from intellectual property infringement claims made by third parties. In addition, the Company has entered into indemnification agreements with members of its Board of Directors and certain of its executive officers and employees that will require the Company, among other things, to indemnify them against certain liabilities that may arise by reason of their role, status or service as directors or officers. The maximum potential amount of future payments the Company could be required to make under these indemnification agreements is, in many cases, unlimited. To date, the Company has not incurred any material costs as a result of such indemnifications. The Company is not currently aware of any indemnification claims and has not accrued any liabilities related to such obligations in its consolidated financial statements as of September 30, 2021 or December 31, 2020.

Legal Proceedings

The Company is not a party to any litigation and does not have contingency reserves established for any litigation liabilities. At each reporting date, the Company evaluates whether or not a potential loss amount or a potential range of loss is probable and reasonably estimable under the provisions of the authoritative guidance that addresses accounting for contingencies. The Company expenses as incurred the costs related to such legal proceedings.