UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549



SCHEDULE 13G


Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934



SPINDLE, INC.

(Name of Issuer)

 

Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share

(Title of Class of Securities)

 

848543 104

(CUSIP Number)

 

Michael Schwartz, 8700 E. Vista Bonita Drive, Ste 260, Scottsdale, AZ  85255  (800) 560-9198

(Name, Address and Telephone Number of Person

Authorized to Receive Notices and Communications)

 

9/13/16

(Date of Event which Requires Filing of this Statement)



Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:


[  ] Rule 13d-1(b)


[X] Rule 13d-1(c)


[  ] Rule 13d-1(d)


*The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person’s initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter the disclosures provided in a prior cover page.  


The information required on the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be "filed" for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 ("Act") or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes).














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1.

NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS.


Tony VanBrackle

 

2.

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP

(see instructions)

 

 

(a) [  ]

 

 

(b) [  ]

 

3.

SEC USE ONLY

 

4.

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION


U.S.A

NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON WITH

 

5.

SOLE VOTING POWER


8,940,885 (1)(2)

 

6.

SHARED VOTING POWER


0

 

7.

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER


8,940,885 (1)(2)

 

8.

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER


0

 

 

9.

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON


8,940,885

 

10.

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES

(see instructions)  [  ]

 

11.

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)


12.8%

 

12.

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (see instructions)


IN


(1)

Amount includes 462,963 shares issuable upon exercise of a warrant.


(2)

Amount includes 7,888,890 shares owned by Payment Ventures LLC and 67,500 shares owned by MPP Holdings, Inc, both of which Mr. VanBrackle has control.





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Item 1.  


(a)

Name of Issuer

 

 

 

Spindle, Inc.

 

 

(b)

Address of Issuer’s Principal Executive Offices

 

 

 

8700 East Vista Bonita Drive, Suite 260, Scottsdale, AZ 85255.


Item 2.


(a)

Name of Person Filing

 

 

 

Tony VanBrackle

 

 

(b)

Address of Principal Business Office, or, if None, Residence

 

 

 

9200 Burning Tree Road, Bethesda, MD  20817.

 

 

(c)

Citizenship

 

 

 

U.S.A.

 

 

(d)

Title of Class of Securities

 

 

 

Common stock, par value $0.001 per share.

 

 

(e)

CUSIP No.

 

 

 

848543 104


Item 3.  If this statement is filed pursuant to §§240.13d-1(b) or 240.13d-2(b) or (c), check whether the person filing is a:


 

(a)

[  ]

Broker or dealer registered under section 15 of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78o).

 

 

 

 

 

(b)

[  ]

Bank as defined in section 3(a)(6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).

 

 

 

 

 

(c)

[  ]

Insurance company as defined in section 3(a)(19) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).

 

 

 

 

 

(d)

[  ]

Investment company registered under section 8 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-8).

 

 

 

 

 

(e)

[  ]

An investment adviser in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(E);

 

 

 

 

 

(f)

[  ]

An employee benefit plan or endowment fund in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F);

 

 

 

 

 

(g)

[  ]

A parent holding company or control person in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G);

 

 

 

 

 

(h)

[  ]

A savings associations as defined in Section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813);

 

 

 

 

 

(i)

[  ]

A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-3);

 

 

 

 

 

(j)

[  ]

Group, in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J).






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Item 4. Ownership


Provide the following information regarding the aggregate number and percentage of the class of securities of the issuer identified in Item 1.


(a)

Amount beneficially owned:  8,940,885

 

 

 

(b)

Percent of class:  12.8%

 

 

 

(c)

Number of shares as to which the person has:

 

 

 

 

(i)

Sole power to vote or to direct the vote  8,477,922.

 

 

 

 

(ii)

Shared power to vote or to direct the vote  0.

 

 

 

 

(iii)

Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of  8,477,922.

 

 

 

 

(iv)

Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of  0.


Instruction. For computations regarding securities which represent a right to acquire an underlying security see §240.13d-3(d)(1).


Item 5.  Ownership of Five Percent or less of a Class


If this statement is being filed to report the fact that as of the date hereof the reporting person has ceased to be the beneficial owner of more than five percent of the class of securities, check the following  [  ].


Instruction. Dissolution of a group requires a response to this item.


Item 6.  Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person



Item 7.  Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired the Security Being Reported on By the Parent Holding Company  



Item 8. Identification and Classification of Members of the Group


Not applicable.


Item 9.  Notice of Dissolution of Group


Not applicable.


Item 10.  Certification


(a)

The following certification shall be included if the statement is filed pursuant to §240.13d-1(b):

 

 

 

 

By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were acquired and are held in the ordinary course of business and were not acquired and are not held for the purpose of or with the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of the securities and were not acquired and are not held in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose or effect.

 

 

 

 

(b)

The following certification shall be included if the statement is filed pursuant to §240.13d-1(c):

 

 

 

 

By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were not acquired and are not held for the purpose of or with the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of the securities and were not acquired and are not held in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose or effect.

 




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After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.


9/26/2016

Date

 

/s/ Tony VanBrackle

Signature

 

Tony VanBrackle, Managing Member

Name/Title



































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