Settlement Agreement, dated April 30, 2019, between Auctus Fund, LLC and Corp

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This Settlement Agreement (the “Agreement”), dated as of April 30, 2019, is entered into by and between NESTBUILDER.COM CORP., a Nevada corporation (the “Company”), and AUCTUS FUND, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“the “Lender”; and the Lender together with the Company collectively referred to herein as the “Parties” or singularly a “Party”).


WHEREAS, RealBiz Media Group, Inc. (“RBIZ”) issued to the Lender a convertible promissory note in the principal amount of $130,000 dated May 17, 2017 (as attached hereto as Exhibit A, the “Note”);


WHEREAS, RBIZ engaged in a transaction whereby the shares of common stock of its subsidiary, the Company, owned by RBIZ, were spun off to the shareholders of RBIZ (the “Spin Off”) at a ratio of one

(1) share of common stock of the Company for each 900 shares of common stock of RBIZ owned by such shareholder of RBIZ;


WHEREAS, Lender claims that pursuant to the Spin Off and the terms of the Note, the Lender is entitled to receive 201,157 unrestricted shares of common stock of the Company (the “Shares”) in connection with the Spin Off;


WHEREAS, as of the date hereof, the Company has not issued any shares of common stock of the Company to the Lender;


WHEREAS, the Parties desire to settle the matters related directly and indirectly to the Spin Off and the Note pursuant to the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement; and


NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the foregoing recitals and of the conditions, covenants and agreements set forth below, the amount and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, the Parties agree as follows:


1. Incorporation of Recitals. The recitals set forth above are incorporated into and made part of this Agreement, by this reference
2. Covenants of the Company:


  a. Issuance of Shares of common stock of the Company to Lender. On or before May 9, 2019 (the “Deadline”), the Company shall issue and deliver or cause to be issued and delivered to the Lender the Shares in the name of Lender pursuant to the Spin-Off; the Shares shall be issued un-restricted and without a restrictive legend via electronic transmission to the account of the Lender through the Deposit Withdrawal Agent Commission system or DTC Direct Registration System (collectively, the “Issuance”) as follows:


Name of DTC Prime Broker: XXXXXXXXX


Account Name: XXXXXXXXXX





  b. Assurances. The Company shall do and perform, or cause to be done and performed, all such further acts and things, and shall execute and deliver all such other agreements, certificates, instruments and documents, as the Lender may reasonably request in order to carry out the intent and accomplish the purposes of this Agreement and the consummation of the transactions contemplated hereby.


3. Representations and Covenants of Lender.


  a. The Lender hereby represents and warrants to the Company that as of the date hereof, neither the Lender nor any of its affiliates is party to or has rights in any promissory notes, agreements, instruments or documents (other than the Note and this Agreement) giving rise to a right to acquire or receive common stock of the Company in connection with the Spin-Off.
  b. The Shares represent the total number of shares of common stock of the Company that the Lender is entitled to pursuant to the Spin Off and the terms of the Note with respect to the Note.
  c. If the Shares are received by Lender on or prior to the Deadline, the Lender shall release, and hereby releases, the Company from any obligations to issue any additional shares of common stock of the Company in connection with the Spin Off, including without limitation with respect to the Note, and pursuant to Section 4 hereof, release the Company from any and all claims with respect to the Note. In addition, the Lender shall provide a legal opinion from its counsel to the Company’s transfer agent opining that the Shares, upon issuance, may be immediately sold, assigned or transferred by the Lender pursuant to the Spin Off.


4. Mutual Releases.


  a. If the Shares are received by Lender on or prior to the Deadline , each of the Parties hereby irrevocably releases the other Party, on behalf of themselves, and all persons or entities claiming by, through or under them, and their respective officers (including but not limited to Alex Aliksanyan with respect to the Company), directors, heirs, successors and assigns, hereby fully, completely and finally waive, release, remise, acquit, and forever discharge and covenant not to sue the other Parties, as well as the other Parties’ respective officers, directors, shareholders, trustees, parent companies, sister companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, employers, attorneys, accountants, predecessors, successors, insurers, representatives, and agents (except with respect to Verus International, Inc. and its affiliates) with respect to any and all claims, demands, suits, manner of obligation, debt, liability, tort, covenant, contract, or causes of action of any kind whatsoever, at law or in equity, solely with respect to all claims and causes of action arising out of the Note and the issuance of equity of the Company in connection with the Spin Off and the Note.
  b. The Parties warrant and represent that they have not assigned or otherwise transferred any claim or cause of action released by this Agreement.
  c. The Parties specifically do not, however, waive or release any claim that may arise for breach of this Agreement or a Party’s failure to perform its obligations pursuant to this Agreement or gross negligence in performing such obligations.




5. Non-Disparagement. Each of the Parties and its affiliates, officers and directors agree not to make any critical, negative or disparaging remarks about the other Party, or its affiliates, officers, directors and majority shareholders.
6. Authority. The Parties represent and warrant that they possess full authority to enter into this Agreement and to lawfully and effectively release the opposing Party as set forth herein, free of any rights of settlement, approval, subrogation, or other condition or impediment. This undertaking includes specifically, without limitation, the representation and warranty that no third party has now acquired or will acquire rights to present or pursue any claims arising from or based upon the claims that have been released herein.
7. Governing Law and Jurisdiction. The laws of the State of Nevada shall apply to and control any interpretation, construction, performance or enforcement of this Agreement. Any action brought by either party against the other concerning the transactions contemplated by this Agreement shall be brought only in the state courts or federal courts located in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The parties to this Agreement hereby irrevocably waive any objection to jurisdiction and venue of any action instituted hereunder and shall not assert any defense based on lack of jurisdiction or venue or based upon forum non conveniens. The Parties hereby waive trial by jury.
8. Attorneys’ Fees and Costs for Breach. The prevailing Party in any action to enforce or interpret this Agreement is entitled to recover from the other Party its reasonable attorneys’ fees.
9. Modification. No oral agreement, statement, promise, undertaking, understanding, arrangement, act or omission of any Party, occurring subsequent to the date hereof may be deemed an amendment or modification of this Agreement unless reduced to writing and signed by the Parties hereto or their respective successors or assigns.
10. Severability. The Parties agree that if, for any reason, a provision of this Agreement is held unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction, this Agreement shall be automatically conformed to the law, and otherwise this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect.
11. Counterparts. This Agreement may be executed in several counterparts and all counterparts so executed shall constitute one agreement binding on all Parties hereto, notwithstanding that all the Parties are not signatories to the original or the same counterpart. Facsimile copies or PDF copies sent by email and any signatures thereon shall be accepted the same as an original signature. A photocopy of this Agreement may be used in any action brought to enforce or construe this Agreement.
12. No Waiver. No failure to exercise and no delay in exercising any right, power or remedy under this Agreement shall impair any right, power or remedy which any Party may have, nor shall any such delay be construed to be a waiver of any such rights, powers or remedies or an acquiescence in any breach or default under this Agreement, nor shall any waiver of any breach or default of any Party be deemed a waiver of any default or breach subsequently arising.
13. Entire Agreement; Amendments. This Agreement and the instruments referenced herein contain the entire understanding of the Parties with respect to the matters covered herein and therein and, except as specifically set forth herein or therein, neither the Company nor the Lender makes any representation, warranty, covenant or undertaking with respect to such matters. No provision of this Agreement may be waived or amended other than by an instrument in writing signed by the Lender.
14. Expenses and Fees. The Parties shall pay all of their own fees and expenses incurred in connection with the negotiation and execution of this Agreement, including all legal, accounting, financial advisory, consulting and all other fees and expenses of third parties incurred by a party in connection with the negotiation and effectuation of the terms and conditions of this Agreement and the transactions contemplated hereby (“Third-Party Expenses”).


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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned Parties have caused this Agreement to be duly executed as of the date first above written.


  Name: Alex Aliksanyan
  Title: CEO
  Name: Lou Posner
  Title: Managing Director






Exhibit A



(see attached)