Alpine 4 Technologies Ltd. ("Alpine 4," the "Company," "we," or "our") was incorporated under the laws of the State of Delaware on April 22, 2014. The Company was formed to serve as a vehicle to effect an asset acquisition, merger, exchange of capital stock, or other business combination with a domestic or foreign business. As of the date this Report was filed, the Company was a holding company that owned five operating subsidiaries: ALTIA, LLC; Quality Circuit Assembly, Inc.; American Precision Fabricators, Inc.; Morris Sheet Metal, Corp; and JTD Spiral, Inc. (As discussed in more detail below, we previously had an additional subsidiary, Venture West Energy Services (formerly Horizon Well Testing, LLC). However, as of December 31, 2018, we discontinued operations on this company and in February 2019 filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy.
Alpine 4 is a publicly held enterprise with four principles at the core of its business: Synergy, Innovation, Drive, and Excellence (S.I.D.E.). At Alpine 4, we believe synergistic innovation drives excellence. By anchoring these words to our combined experience and capabilities, we are able to aggressively pursue opportunities within and across vertical markets. We deliver solutions that not only drive industry standards, but also increase value for our shareholders.
At the heart of our acquisition model is our focus on what we call DSF, which stands for Driver, Stabilizer, Facilitator.