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(EDGAR Online via COMTEX) -- ITEM 2. Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations

References in this report (this "Quarterly Report") to "we," "us" or the "Company" refer to Abri SPAC I, Inc. References to our "management" or our "management team" refer to our officers and directors, and references to the "Sponsor" refer to Abri Ventures I, LLC. The following discussion and analysis of the Company's financial condition and results of operations should be read in conjunction with the unaudited condensed financial statements and the notes thereto contained elsewhere in this Quarterly Report. Certain information contained in the discussion and analysis set forth below includes forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties.

Special Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This Quarterly Report includes "forward-looking statements" that are not historical facts and involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expected and projected. All statements, other than statements of historical fact included in this Quarterly Report including, without limitation, statements in this "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations" regarding the Company's financial position, business strategy and the plans and objectives of management for future operations, are forward-looking statements. Words such as "expect," "believe," "anticipate," "intend," "estimate," "seek" and variations and similar words and expressions are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements relate to future events or future performance, but reflect management's current beliefs, based on information currently available. A number of factors could cause actual events, performance or results to differ materially from the events, performance and results discussed in the forward-looking statements. For information identifying important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements, please refer to the Risk Factors section of the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K, as filed with the SEC on February 4, 2022. The Company's filings with the SEC can be accessed on the EDGAR section of the SEC's website at www.sec.gov . Except as expressly required by applicable securities law, the Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.


We are a blank check company incorporated on March 18, 2021 as a Delaware corporation and formed for the purpose of entering into a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, recapitalization, reorganization or similar Business Combination with one or more businesses or IPO and the sale of the Private Placement Units, our capital stock, debt or a combination of cash, stock and debt.

As of March 31, 2022, and the date of this filing, the Company had not commenced core operations. All activity for the period from March 18, 2021 (inception) through March 31, 2022 relates to the Company's formation and raising funds through its initial public offering ("Initial Public Offering"), which is described in Note 3 - Initial Public Offering in Item 1 of this Quarterly Report. The Company will not generate any operating revenues until after the completion of the Initial Business Combination, at the earliest. The Company will generate non-operating income in the form of interest income from the proceeds derived from the Initial Public Offering.

The outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus has resulted in a widespread health crisis that has adversely affected the economies and financial markets worldwide, and potential target companies may defer or end discussions for a potential business combination with us whether or not COVID-19 affects their business operations. The extent to which COVID-19 impacts our search for a business combination will depend on future developments, which are highly uncertain and cannot be predicted, including new information which may emerge concerning the severity of COVID-19 and the actions to contain COVID-19 or treat its impact, among others. We may be unable to complete a business combination if continued concerns relating to COVID-19 restrict travel, limiting our ability to conduct meetings to negotiate and consummate transactions in a timely manner with potential investors, target company's personnel, or vendors and services providers.

On August 12, 2021, simultaneously with the consummation of the IPO, we sold to our Sponsor in a Private Placement, 276,250 Private Units at a purchase price of $10.00 per Private Unit, generating gross proceeds to the Company of $2,762,500. The Private Units are identical to the Public Units.

On August 19, 2021, the underwriters notified the Company of their intent to exercise of the over-allotment option in part and, on August 23, 2021, the underwriters purchased 733,920 additional Units (the "Additional Units") at $10.00 per Additional Unit upon the closing of the over-allotment option, generating additional gross proceeds of $7,339,200. On August 23, 2021, simultaneously with the sale of the Additional Units, the Company consummated the sale of an additional 18,348 Private Units at $10.00 per additional Private Unit (the "Additional Private Units"), generating additional gross proceeds of $183,480. A total of $7,339,200 of the net proceeds from the sale of the Additional Units and the Additional Private Units was deposited in the Trust Account, bringing the aggregate proceeds held in the Trust Account on that date to $57,339,200.

On January 27, 2022, the Company, entered into a Merger Agreement (the "Merger Agreement") by and among Apifiny Group Inc., a Delaware corporation ("Apifiny"), the Company, Abri Merger Sub, Inc., a Delaware corporation and a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company ("Merger Sub"), Erez Simha, solely in his capacity as representative, agent and attorney-in-fact of the Apifiny security holders, and the Sponsor, solely in its capacity as representative, agent and attorney-in-fact of the Indemnified Party (as defined in the Merger Agreement). Pursuant to the terms of the Merger Agreement, a business combination between Abri and Apifiny will be effected through the merger of Merger Sub with and into Apifiny, with Apifiny surviving the merger as a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company (the "Merger"). The board of directors of the Company has (i) approved and declared advisable the Merger Agreement, the Additional Agreements (as defined in the Merger Agreement) and the transactions contemplated thereby and

The Merger is expected to be consummated after obtaining the required approval by the stockholders of the Company and Apifiny and the satisfaction of certain other customary closing conditions. For further details see Note 5 - Commitments and Contingencies.

Results of Operations

All activities for the three months ended March 31, 2022 were related to the Company' organizational activities and identifying a target company for a Business Combination. We do not expect to generate any operating revenues until after the completion of our Business Combination. We generate non-operating income in the form of interest income on marketable securities held in the Trust Account. We are incurring expenses as a result of being a public company (for legal, financial reporting, accounting and auditing compliance), as well as for due diligence expenses.

For the three months ended March 31, 2022, we had net loss of $1,322,607, which consisted of operating costs of $1,395,709, offset by interest income on marketable securities held in the Trust Account of $5,344 and a change in fair value of warrant liability of $67,758.

For the period from March 18, 2021 (Inception) through March 31, 2021, we had a net loss of $495, which consisted of formation costs.

Liquidity and Capital Resources

Our liquidity needs had been satisfied prior to the proposed initial business combination through a capital contribution of $25,000 by our sponsor for 1,437,500 shares of our common stock, or founder shares, and the principal amount of $300,000 received from our sponsor under a promissory note (see Note 4

As of March 31, 2022, we had marketable securities held in the Trust Account of $57,341,407 consisting of securities held in a money market fund and government bonds that invests in United States government treasury bills, bonds or notes with a maturity of 180 days or less. Interest income on the balance in the Trust Account may be used by us to pay taxes. Through March 31, 2022, we did not withdraw any interest earned on the Trust Account to pay our taxes. We intend to use substantially all of the funds held in the Trust Account, to acquire a target business and to pay our expenses relating thereto. To the extent that our capital stock is used in whole or in part as consideration to effect a Business Combination, the remaining funds held in the Trust Account will be used as working capital to finance the operations of the target business. Such working capital funds could be used in a variety of ways including continuing or expanding the target business' operations, for strategic acquisitions and for marketing, research and development of existing or new products. Such funds could also be used to repay any operating expenses or finders' fees which we had incurred prior to the completion of our Business Combination if the funds available to us outside of the Trust Account were insufficient to cover such expenses.

As of March 31, 2022, we had cash of $5,002 and a working capital deficit of $1,602,564. Our liquidity needs through the date of this filing had been satisfied through proceeds from notes payable and advances from related party and from the issuance of common stock. Our liquidity needs consist of paying existing accounts payable, identifying and evaluating prospective business combination candidates, performing due diligence on prospective target businesses, paying for travel expenditures, selecting the target business to merge with or acquire, and structuring, negotiating and consummating an initial business combination. Although certain of our initial stockholders, officers and directors or their affiliates have committed to loan us funds from time to time or at any time, in whatever amount they deem reasonable in their sole discretion, there is no guarantee that we will receive such funds.

On April 4, 2022, the Company entered a convertible promissory note with its Sponsor for principal amount received of $500,000 to be used for operating expenses. The note is non-interest bearing, unsecured and payable on the earlier of: (i) August 12, 2022 (or up to February 12, 2023, if the period of time to consummate a business combination is extended) or (ii) the date on which the Company consummated a business combination. At any time, up to a day prior to the closing of a business combination, the holder may convert the principal amount into private units of the Company at a conversion price of $10.00 per unit see Note 10 - Subsequent Events).

The accompanying financial statement has been prepared in conformity with U.S. GAAP, which contemplates continuation of the Company as a going concern and the realization of assets and the satisfaction of liabilities in the normal course of business. The financial statement does not include any adjustments that might result from the outcome of this uncertainty. Further, we have incurred and expect to continue to incur significant costs in pursuit of our financing and acquisition plans. Management plans to address this uncertainty during period leading up to the business combination. The Company cannot provide any assurance that its plans to raise capital or to consummate a business combination will be successful. Based on the foregoing, management believes that there is a risk that the Company may not have sufficient working capital and borrowing capacity to meet its needs through the earlier of the consummation of the business combination or one year from this filing. These factors, among others, raise substantial doubt about our ability to continue as a going concern.

Contractual Obligations

We do not have any long-term debt, capital lease obligations, operating lease obligations or long-term liabilities other than an agreement to pay our Sponsor a monthly fee of $10,000 for office space, utilities and secretarial and administrative support. We began incurring these fees on August 9, 2021 and will continue to incur these fees monthly until the earlier of the completion of the Business Combination and our liquidation.

In connection with our initial business combination, we are obligated to pay our expenses relating thereto, including the deferred underwriting commission payable to our underwriter in an amount equal to 3.0% of the total gross proceeds raised in the offering, or $1,500,000, upon consummation of our initial business combination.

Upon consummation of our Initial Public Offering, we sold to our underwriters, for $100, an option to purchase up to a total of 300,000 units (or up to 345,000 if the over-allotment is exercised in full) exercisable, in whole or in part, at $11.50 per unit, commencing on the consummation of our initial business combination. The purchase option may be exercised for cash or on a cashless basis, at the holder's option, and expires five years from the commencement of sales in our Initial Public Offering. The option and the 300,000 units, as well as the 300,000 shares of common stock, and the warrants to purchase 300,000 shares of common stock that may be issued upon exercise of the option have been deemed compensation by FINRA and are therefore subject to a lock-up for a period of 180 days immediately following the effective date of our registration statement, or August 9, 2021.

Critical Accounting Policies

The preparation of financial statements and related disclosures in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America requires management to make estimates and assumptions that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities, disclosure of contingent assets and liabilities at the date of the financial statements, and income and expenses during the periods reported. Actual results could materially differ from those estimates. We have identified the following critical accounting policies:

Derivative Warrant Liabilities

We will account for warrants for shares of the Company's common stock that are not indexed to our own stock as liabilities at fair value on the balance sheet in accordance with ASC 815-40. Such warrants are subject to remeasurement at each balance sheet date and any change in fair value is recognized as a component of other income (expense), net on the statement of operations. We will continue to adjust the liability for changes in fair value until the earlier of the exercise or expiration of any warrants.

Recent Accounting Standards

Management does not believe that any recently issued, but not yet effective, accounting standards, if currently adopted, would have a material effect on our financial statements.

May 16, 2022


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