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International Marketing & Promotion (IMAP)

For $350/Hr we optimally develop international marketing and promotion (IMAP) of your product to frontier and emerging marketplaces. We offer a combined IMAP optimization plan, which is motivated by a practical pricing and risk analysis for introducing your commodity to new, potentially lucrative, environments.

Sourcing & Delivery (S&D)

For $350/Hr we optimally develop integrated sourcing and delivery (S&D) planning, and optimally offer vertically differentiated products and bundles. We offer combined sourcing and delivery planning optimization, which is motivated by practical problem-facing strategies.

Trade Brokerage

For $250/Hr we develop your trades, stepping out of the ownership position and allowing your importing or exporting organization direct access to the counter partner.

Trade Finance

For $250/Hr we utilize our government and international banking experience and connections to aide your liquidity needs having to do with international trade and developments/projects.

Payment GuaRantee

For $250/Hr we exercise our knowledge base and connections to help you find strategies and final solutions to the many risks of getting paid inherent to international trade.

Customs Clearance

For $250/Hr we exercise our knowledge base and understanding of international trade rules, to help you find strategies and final solutions for meeting the compliance and regulatory demands of import and export within specific countries.

Swordfish Financial (OTC: SWRF) is a fully reporting company listed as OTC Pink.

SoOum Corporation completed a "reverse merger" with Swordfish Financial on 11-12-14. SoOum's
Philosophy, Management, Location and Contact info can be viewed on the corporate website

SoOum Management:
William Westbrook

In 2009, Mr. Westbrook completed the first global trade transactions, causing him to form a company directly suited for this type of business, which was given the name of Estmar Global, Inc.
Global trade transactions continued through Estmar Global, Inc. until the end of 2011, when it became apparent that to attain a steady state and higher rate of closings, Estmar Global, Inc. would need enhance its business model.  SoOum Corp was born February 2, 2013.

A. Hakeem Wahed
Vice President

Mr. Wahed is a Cultured Afghan/American who is knowledgeable in Afghan national history (last 30 years). He also is very well connected in MENA and Macedonia. He has a broad experience in all phases of computer hardware/software, sales, and marketing cycle: From concept to development and marketing.
He effectively finalizes business transaction outside traditional channels. Mr. Wahed is a dedicated team worker with ability to build rapport with staff, and improve morale.

Steve Messina

Steve Messina began his 23 year career on Wall Street as a Fixed Income execution trader for Oppenheimer & Company.  Responsible for the Trading and marketing of Federal Agency bonds and US Treasuries to Oppenheimer’s sales force. After several successful years generating revenue, and sales commission for the firm, he was promoted to Executive Director and moved to the Inter-dealer
and Institutional sales-trading desk. 

Luis J. Vega
21 years serving US Army Spec Ops., covering nearly every major conflict since 1984 including Bosnia, Iraq & Afghanistan. As a soldier and DOD civilian (Cubic Defense, American Federal) he worked with governments and the UN sourcing commodities and delivering to war torn countries and frontier markets. 
He is a proven leader who has managed a broad range of personnel, from small teams to large corporate departments (Royal Bank of Scotland, SMI GMS, BP). He has created and carried out strategic plans within executive environments and at the high-performing team levels to meet organizational goals.

Ronald A. Vega
Ronald A. Vega has over 17 years in a wide range of leadership and advisory positions, achieving business goals through the strategic design and unification of global trade programs.
Highly proficient in the interpretation and application of International Trade and Tax laws across multiple jurisdictions, his extensive work in operational improvement, risk management, and internal controls creates an adaptive global network with the business intelligence to actively deliver significant economic and operational growth. 

Phillip M. Micallef
Director Business Development

Phillip Martin Micallef is based in the Mediterranean island of Malta being very well connected and a unique ability to interact with people from all walks of life and cultures by gaining trust and confidence. He specializes in implementing creative and innovative growth strategies through social media and marketing.
He has many years of experience in Real Estate with a proven record of closing deals using professionalism, integrity and an attitude of building relationships.

Alexander H. Becz
VP Business Development

Alexander has 15+ years of experience in business development, trade, training and consulting. Prior to joining SoOum, Alexander spent nine years as an executive director for a major procurement enterprise based in South Korea.
He has been actively involved with: Small Business Chamber of EU in Korea, KAFSB – Korea, IAFP Seoul, Sejong Group, FERN Group.
Mr. Becz speaks seven languages and has visited more than 50 countries in which he actively engaged in business.

Eric Malmstrom
Deal Architect

                                    Eric has more than 20 years of experience in banking vertical, trade, and consulting.Prior to joining SoOum, Eric spent eight years as a Senior portfolio analyst for a Multi-Asset and Finance Consultancy  Enterprise with rich history in trading with major banks such as UBS and Bank of Tokyo

Susan Sjo
Ms. Sjo founded the consultancy, St. Esprit Research and Trading, LLC and STACK Capital, LLC, as well as serving as a Managing Director of the Hedge Fund firm, Geneva Fund Partners, LLC. Prior to this she founded Sjo, Inc, a Hedge Fund Manager and CTA with over $350 million under management. She started her career as a Junior Economist with the Federal Reserve Bank before working at several prominent trading firms specializing in fixed income arbitrage and hedging.  During this time, she developed a quantitative trading program that resulted in the development of Sjo, Inc, a Global Macro Fund Manager which specialized in International Fixed Income.  Sjo, Inc. was ranked by assets in the top 100 Commodity Trading Advisors (CTA’s) and during her tenure as CEO over 11 years, often ranked in the top 10 Trading Firms in the world, for performance. Her successes resulted in being named to Crain’s Annual Young Leaders List, 40 Under 40. Also, Sjo, Inc, was honored as Best Commodity Fund Manager in 1991 by Business Week. Susan has served on the Board of Directors of the New York Board of Trade, the New York Cotton Exchange, the FINEX Exchange, the Managed Funds Association (MFA), Barat College, VisaNow and the environmental charity, Sustain.

SoOum Tradebook
SoOum has previewed a portion of their trade book which indicates they are working towards completing multiple contracts. It is expected management will issue official, public updates to investors regarding material developments involving business activities. Examples:

Oct. 20, 2014: SoOum Corp Reveals Deal Pipeline After Signing Merger Agreement With Swordfish Financial (SWRF) 

Oct. 21, 2014: Swordfish Financial (SWRF) Announces its Pending Merger Partner, SoOum Corp, Recently Executed Two Trade Contracts in Excess of $6 Million US Dollars

Feb. 7, 2015 
" The first contract is an 18 month international Sugar export/import deal (buy - Malasysia / sell - Kyrgyz Republic) with monthly renenues ranging from $158,760 to $650,000 based upon volumes of 252 metric ton to 1,000 metric ton. This agreement may rollover for furtherance at the end or it's term.

Sugar shipment 

Feb. 9, 2015

SoOum Corp/Swordfish Financial (SWRF) Awarded U.S. Federal Contract; Hires Commodity Specialist
SoOum Press Releases

Merger with Swordfish Financial, Inc. (SWRF)  COMPLETED
New York, NY / ACCESSWIRE / November 12, 2014 / Swordfish Financial, Inc. (SWRF) today announces that the merger with SoOum Corp is closed.

Mr. Westbrook, CEO of SoOum states, "This is an exciting day for everyone involved. I would like to thank Susan Sjo and the interim team who has worked tirelessly and comprehensively, including the outgoing Swordfish BoardI cannot thank them enough for a remarkable job. They stuck to the timeframe from start to finish." Further announcements regarding appointments to key management will be forthcoming. SWRF has now positioned itself as a publicly traded international arbitrage enterprise, equipped and prepared to meet the opportunities of a changing global economy.

Completion of Acquisition or Disposition of Assets

On October 6, 2016, SOOUM Corp., a Minnesota Corporation [“SOOUM”] closed on an exchange transaction in which it acquired all the outstanding ownership interests of Western Grade, LLC, an Arizona limited liability company.  In accordance with the terms of the Exchange Agreement between the parties, the Western Grade members transferred all their outstanding ownership interests to SOOUM in consideration for 420,000,000 shares of the common stock of SOOUM.  The common stock received by the Western Grade members represent an ownership interest in SOOUM of approximately 42%.  Western Grade is now a wholly owned subsidiary of SOOUM.  


WESTERN GRADE, LLC was founded in 2001 by two cousins, Troy & Trent Gillespie in Show Low, AZ. These two men had a vision of creating a company unique to the White Mountains, the place where they were raised. The goals they set were simple, do honest, quality work while forming a network of friends through clients and associates. This network would provide service to the community with unsurpassed quality. This network would also provide a better way of life for their employees than available elsewhere in the White Mountains.


Western Grade started small, on a shoestring budget with rental equipment and 5 people. Our hard work, dedication and commitment to success were and remain the keys to our growth. Today we have 4.5 million dollars in equipment and stand 45 strong. We are thankful for the success of our past and excited for the opportunity to excel in our future.

SoOum Contact Information
PO Box 214 Summit, NJ 07902
Media Inquiries: (757) 306-6090
Arbitrage Transaction & Professional Services: (646) 801-3772

Investor Inquiries


Management asserts that

"The current and former CEO's of Swordfish Financial --Susan Sjo and William Westbrook-- jointly announced that they have no recapitalization plans for the foreseeable future, and are concentrating on their goal to achieve and maintain consistently healthy operating revenues and improving the firms operations with key hires and infrastructure improvements.


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#62333  Sticky Note SOUM CHARTS & DD REPORT The Prophetic One 02/07/17 10:40:05 AM
#59638  Sticky Note ***TWEETS FROM THE DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS AT SoOum BullishGuru 01/26/17 09:27:48 PM
#57765  Sticky Note This message was posted by the company on Dutchdaan 01/20/17 04:17:53 AM
#56379  Sticky Note $SOUM SoOum Corp (SOUM) Signs Exchange Agreement to $Pistol Pete$ 11/20/16 06:05:39 PM
#64244   Yep! $SOUM $$$ :-D Quik18holes 02/19/17 06:51:22 PM
#64243   Im not in teaching mood on that. You fingers 02/19/17 04:45:03 PM
#64242   I'm always buying ;) Sunnyland 02/19/17 04:30:37 PM
#64241   How much? Lol Sunnyland 02/19/17 04:28:59 PM
#64240   what do you mean by the distance the 2231663 02/19/17 04:20:45 PM
#64239   I am. i knew EXACTLY when fnhi dilutors fingers 02/19/17 04:17:08 PM
#64238   It's easy it's a combination of the frequency fingers 02/19/17 04:16:04 PM
#64237   Hey, likely this dilution going on here lately mrbking281 02/19/17 04:10:15 PM
#64236   i understand ur frustration and i am too JusDePomme 02/19/17 04:01:31 PM
#64235   Hope your correct. 169db 02/19/17 04:00:20 PM
#64234   how can you tell using level 2 that 2231663 02/19/17 04:00:02 PM
#64233   This dilution is ALMOST over as i can fingers 02/19/17 03:44:35 PM
#64232   I AGREE and on the last low was fingers 02/19/17 03:41:17 PM
#64231   $SOUM Chart - Double bottom bounce coming? PennyMaster 02/19/17 03:23:28 PM
#64230   If SoOum could keep its shares in its Johnny Tsunami 02/19/17 02:52:53 PM
#64229   ok now on top of that add more 2231663 02/19/17 02:39:28 PM
#64228   3 -5 bagger at least...if management doesn't dilute VEGASREAL8TOR 02/19/17 02:30:06 PM
#64227   here is the question that i wonder. what 2231663 02/19/17 02:26:01 PM
#64226   CEO seams to be out of touch with VEGASREAL8TOR 02/19/17 02:17:29 PM
#64225   They lost patience with CEO! That is JusDePomme 02/19/17 02:09:21 PM
#64224   Really surprised a Lotta people bailed on this VEGASREAL8TOR 02/19/17 01:38:17 PM
#64223   Triple bottom hit on chart.... Gonna have nice JusDePomme 02/19/17 01:15:25 PM
#64222   I take advantage of sellers on Friday.... I JusDePomme 02/19/17 01:13:57 PM
#64221   I know amount too... I can tell on JusDePomme 02/19/17 01:11:09 PM
#64220   SOUM. On the way to Malta of course!!!! bucks2pennies 02/19/17 01:04:50 PM
#64218   SOUM. Not until the company provides that bucks2pennies 02/19/17 12:23:45 PM
#64217   11 Sunnyland 02/19/17 12:22:29 PM
#64216   You can bet bro bonoinvest 02/19/17 11:43:31 AM
#64215   well it certainly wont be BEFORE lol fingers 02/19/17 10:56:26 AM
#64214   after presidents day Soum gonna bounce back VEGASREAL8TOR 02/19/17 10:44:30 AM
#64213   short report for SOUM from las friday VEGASREAL8TOR 02/19/17 10:17:57 AM
#64212   agreed fingers 02/19/17 08:45:27 AM
#64211   SOUM back in loading territory Axel 02/19/17 07:42:35 AM
#64210   We’ve been a regular attendee at SIAL and RookieStockPicker 02/18/17 10:34:38 PM
#64209   Really? I'm the enemy and not SoOum who Johnny Tsunami 02/18/17 10:29:32 PM
#64208   Facts are GOOD OLE USA Export Beef market RookieStockPicker 02/18/17 10:25:42 PM
#64207   Value of total U.S. beef exports (including variety RookieStockPicker 02/18/17 10:22:04 PM
#64205   pull up the 30 min 5 day and 2231663 02/18/17 09:43:09 PM
#64204   $SOUM Updated Chart>>Dip shortly below .001 not to RookieStockPicker 02/18/17 09:35:00 PM
#64203   A lot of people losing faith in SOUM. Dr_Q 02/18/17 09:28:45 PM
#64202   I even know the price u ex... T JusDePomme 02/18/17 07:48:30 PM
#64201   I can tell latley JusDePomme 02/18/17 07:46:58 PM
#64200   what about the yamana gold situation. looking bad 2231663 02/18/17 07:41:36 PM
#64199   thanks for your reply. what about the yamana 2231663 02/18/17 07:39:15 PM
#64198   It is to me, it may still pop Sunnyland 02/18/17 07:37:25 PM
#64197   I completely agree. This board is a place Johnny Tsunami 02/18/17 02:44:42 PM
#64196   Yeah but people have to read between the mrbking281 02/18/17 01:33:18 PM
#64195   i agree with you to a degree as 2231663 02/18/17 01:08:50 PM
#64193   Simple...lots and lots of dilution Johnny Tsunami 02/18/17 12:40:23 PM