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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.

IMPORTANT: Please note that most company news releases, filings and other announcements typically contain "safe harbor" statements (aka. "forward-looking statements") which predict, project, or use future events as expectations or possibilities. These statements can often be misleading (especially when read by inexperienced investors), as they can be mistaken for factual statements, while they are actually speculation. According to United States Code 15 Section 78u-5, a forward-looking statement may include future economic performance such as revenues or income, plans for future operations, or use of a report written by an outside reviewer.
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.  http://ih.advfn.com/p.php?pid=nmona&article=64131372


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SWRF News: Notification That Quarterly Report Will Be Submitted Late (nt 10-q) 05/15/2015 11:41:10 AM
SWRF News: Annual Report (10-k) 04/15/2015 04:08:56 PM
SWRF News: Notification That Annual Report Will Be Submitted Late (nt 10-k) 03/27/2015 12:39:32 PM
SWRF News: CapRock Research Initiates Analyst Coverage on Livedeal with $7.15 Price Target Issued By Small Cap Traders and 4 Brief Reports 02/19/2015 12:20:00 PM
SWRF News: SoOum Corp/Swordfish Financial (SWRF) Awarded U.S. Federal Contract; Hires Commodity Specialist 02/12/2015 09:15:00 AM
#51009  Sticky Note I understand and agree to a point, but SooS416 07/01/15 03:30:28 PM
#41738  Sticky Note >>>>>>>Booom Proof: Part 2 to Earlier Post <<<<<<<< Ronin_Trader 02/14/15 04:25:02 PM
#41675  Sticky Note >>>>>MUST READ - Understanding the Government Contract PR<<<<< Ronin_Trader 02/14/15 10:56:11 AM
#40387  Sticky Note HUGE NEWS...$SWRF - SoOum Corp/Swordfish Financial (SWRF) Awarded ChannelTrader 02/12/15 09:37:03 AM
#51048   Hahaha right! chonrm 07/03/15 08:05:14 PM
#51047   I'm hoping to get some filings here and Mihevcl 07/03/15 03:45:43 PM
#51046   Me too. But not sure what holiday. Lol Mihevcl 07/03/15 03:43:39 PM
#51045   I'm thinking a post holiday PR is in chonrm 07/03/15 12:16:15 PM
#51044   $swrf no idea what to think here. A JohnnyRockville 07/03/15 06:35:10 AM
#51043   Hey Phil, where is the q? Cmon already.. pinthetail 07/03/15 12:14:09 AM
#51042   FYI I've been storing messages of yours since Johnny Tsunami 07/02/15 10:49:54 PM
#51041   You have said that patient investors would be Johnny Tsunami 07/02/15 10:20:11 PM
#51040   No shares traded again. See you all in doingfine 07/02/15 03:29:50 PM
#51039   No bids and no news ... Typical swrf doingfine 07/02/15 02:26:35 PM
#51038   SoO um, where's this dang filing they were promising..... Techguy26 07/02/15 02:04:50 PM
#51037   You might want to stop posting here and Regiment 07/02/15 12:41:13 PM
#51036   Yes but then you go pumping Sierra equity abazaba375 07/02/15 11:36:24 AM
#51035   Who is Smyth? WhiteFish 07/02/15 10:46:49 AM
#51034   No bid here. Wonder when Smyth's scam will taubytaub 07/02/15 10:45:09 AM
#51033   Hey Phil, why did Sjo leave and what WhiteFish 07/02/15 10:43:59 AM
#51032   Where are the SEC financial filings? It appears elkonig 07/02/15 10:31:40 AM
#51031   Hey Phil, so was the only revenue from WhiteFish 07/02/15 10:31:08 AM
#51030   WHOOOOOO. NEWS is on its WAY. rick flair 07/02/15 10:28:36 AM
#51029   Glad to see you're still alive. Any word FlipAtrip 07/02/15 10:05:07 AM
#51028   Phil came in here to check in and DMeeusen 07/02/15 09:52:46 AM
#51027   Not sure how, pretty clear cut in his SooS416 07/02/15 09:28:44 AM
#51025   I will continue to do my duty to Phil Storm 07/02/15 07:53:19 AM
#51024   I've been known to do that before iSmellCrickets 07/02/15 07:08:25 AM
#51023   Your missing the point abazaba375 07/02/15 01:46:22 AM
#51022   The salesman from Europe is pumping Sierra equity abazaba375 07/02/15 01:45:43 AM
#51021   8 months holding and down huge with no Johnny Tsunami 07/01/15 10:54:01 PM
#51020   Amazing Hgh 07/01/15 10:48:56 PM
#51018   Lol, thanks Ron active too WhiteFish 07/01/15 09:30:37 PM
#51017   You suck and so does SoOum...beware no one Johnny Tsunami 07/01/15 09:20:53 PM
#51016   AGAIN! If this is a scam, what was the iSmellCrickets 07/01/15 07:39:33 PM
#51015   Really, so what iSmellCrickets 07/01/15 07:36:31 PM
#51014   there might be no bid but 2's are iSmellCrickets 07/01/15 07:32:17 PM
#51013   Nice memory. I feel better now. lol..Thanks doingfine 07/01/15 04:04:54 PM
#51012   Nice volume here Wheres Karmen Consultants? taubytaub 07/01/15 03:45:06 PM
#51011   Like I just said, not material. Thanks for agreeing WhiteFish 07/01/15 03:32:42 PM
#51010   Signing a contract is not a material event, SooS416 07/01/15 03:32:13 PM
#51009   I understand and agree to a point, but SooS416 07/01/15 03:30:28 PM
#51008   Material events would be first reported on an WhiteFish 07/01/15 03:26:52 PM
#51007   Not selling a share. However, the entire act doingfine 07/01/15 03:26:39 PM
#51006   Let me ask you, would these updates do SooS416 07/01/15 03:23:16 PM
#51005   That is more or less what was stated, SooS416 07/01/15 03:21:18 PM
#51004   And you can't show that its not happening, SooS416 07/01/15 03:19:05 PM
#51003   Updates that prove nothing. Elaborate on Pakistan and doingfine 07/01/15 03:18:05 PM
#51002   That is not what the said though WhiteFish 07/01/15 03:16:44 PM
#51001   I have seen comment letters that addressed prior SooS416 07/01/15 03:16:14 PM
#51000   The sooum twitter feed has been providing updates, SooS416 07/01/15 03:15:09 PM
#50999   Always a reason nothing EVER gets done here doingfine 07/01/15 03:14:40 PM
#50998   Have you ever heard of the SEC inquiring WhiteFish 07/01/15 03:13:43 PM
#50997   You assume that it is up to the SooS416 07/01/15 03:12:13 PM