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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): January 5, 2023

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)(Commission File Number)(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

41 Discovery
Irvine, California
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)
(844) 933-3627
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

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

Title of each classTrading symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Class A Common Stock, $0.0001 par value per share
The Nasdaq Global Select Market
Warrants, each whole warrant exercisable for one share of Class A Common Stock at an exercise price of $11.50 per share
The Nasdaq Global Select Market

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 of this chapter) or Rule 12b–2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b–2 of this chapter).

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 January 5, 2023, the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of WM Technology, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), granted Douglas Francis, Executive Chair of the Board, an award of 481,927 restricted stock units with an approximate value of $800,000, based on the average closing price of the Company’s Class A common stock for the 90-day period prior to the grant date (the “RSU Grant”), in recognition of his leadership of the Company’s executive team since August 2022. The shares subject to the RSU Grant will vest in two equal quarterly increments on May 15, 2023 and August 15, 2023, subject to Mr. Francis's Continuous Service (as defined in the Company's 2021 Equity Incentive Plan or award agreement) on each such vesting date. Mr. Francis has not received any cash compensation or other compensation to date.


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: January 11, 2023
By:/s/ Arden Lee
Arden Lee
Chief Financial Officer