Washington, D.C. 20549


Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
  Kraemer Ruth Ann
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Akerna Corp. [KERN]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
Chief Financial Officer
5. If Amendment, Date Original Filed(Month/Day/Year)

DENVER, CO 80202
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing(Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned
(Instr. 4)
3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Common Stock, $.0001 par value per share 26,716 (1) (2)

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Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Kraemer Ruth Ann
DENVER, CO 80202
      Chief Financial Officer  


/s/ Ruth Ann Kraemer 06/27/2019
**Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 5(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) Received in exchange for 100,000 units of MJ Freeway LLC in connection with the transactions contemplated by that certain Agreement and Plan of Merger (the "Merger Agreement"), by and among MTech Acquisition Corp. ("MTech"), MTech Acquisition Holdings Inc. (which subsequently filed an Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation to change the company's name to Akerna Corp.), MTech Purchaser Merger Sub Inc., MTech Company Merger Sub LLC, MTech Sponsor LLC, MJ Freeway LLC ("MJF") and Jessica Billingsley (as successor to Harold Handelsman), dated as of October 10, 2018, as amended by that certain First Amendment to Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of April 17, 2019. The Merger Agreement placed a value on the issuer's common stock of $10.16 per share, which was the approximate redemption price of the share of common stock of MTech at the execution of the Merger Agreement.
(2) Of the 26,716 shares issued to the reporting persons in the merger: (i) all are subject to the terms of a restricted stock agreement and vest as follows: 6,679 shares shall vest on October 1, 2019, 6,679 shares shall vest on October 1, 2020, 6,679 shares shall vest on October 1, 2021 and 6,679 shares shall vest on October 1, 2022; (ii) all are subject to the terms of a lock-up agreement; and (iii) 2,672 are being held in escrow and are subject to forfeiture until 90 days after the issuer files its annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2019 to satisfy claims arising as a result of MJF's breach of any of its representations and warranties or covenants in the Merger Agreement. The acquisition of these securities by the reporting person was approved pursuant to Rule 16b-3(d)(1).

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