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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.


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SWRF News: Quarterly Report (10-q) 08/18/2015 10:25:47 AM
SWRF News: Notification That Quarterly Report Will Be Submitted Late (nt 10-q) 08/14/2015 12:04:32 PM
SWRF News: Information Statement - All Other (definitive) (def 14c) 08/12/2015 01:47:19 PM
SWRF News: Quarterly Report (10-q) 08/10/2015 01:19:47 PM
SWRF News: Amended Current Report Filing (8-k/a) 07/27/2015 08:08:19 AM
#51009  Sticky Note I understand and agree to a point, but SooS416 07/01/15 03:30:28 PM
#40387  Sticky Note HUGE NEWS...$SWRF - SoOum Corp/Swordfish Financial (SWRF) Awarded ChannelTrader 02/12/15 09:37:03 AM
#52052   Many coming back from the dead... Cant wait doingfine 09/04/15 06:10:48 PM
#52051   no you cant urban_prospector 09/04/15 05:25:42 PM
#52050   MYEC scam dilution Ed Starrs criminal. Westbrook Scam. Highlander2 09/04/15 02:43:06 PM
#52049   womp womp, weak week Westcrook! sweet dreams. Fishmonger 09/04/15 12:40:08 PM
#52048 would have news of it being canceled Johnny Tsunami 09/03/15 08:07:17 PM
#52047   $SWRF how can news help with an RS JohnnyRockville 09/03/15 04:50:20 PM
#52046   Summers over and penny season is upon us Mihevcl 09/03/15 02:10:12 PM
#52045   Do something even if its wrong iSmellCrickets 09/03/15 01:43:09 PM
#52044   How about a nice big side of an RS money6870 09/03/15 01:40:11 PM
#52043   Me lika swrf sammich w/ a side of iSmellCrickets 09/03/15 01:20:23 PM
#52042   Who play sitting at the bottom waiting Johnny Tsunami 09/03/15 01:00:24 PM
#52041   Lol money6870 09/03/15 11:53:25 AM
#52040   Straight down the toilet money6870 09/03/15 11:53:10 AM
#52039   This thing is going beyond the moon and Mihevcl 09/03/15 10:44:54 AM
#52038   SWRF, ScamFish/DeadFish/ClownFish 158 million on the ASK. No BID Clint Morewood 09/03/15 10:35:01 AM
#52037   Penny Land coming soon iSmellCrickets 09/03/15 10:03:31 AM
#52036   So the plot thickens iSmellCrickets 09/03/15 07:01:10 AM
#52035   $swrf we gonna run here? JohnnyRockville 09/03/15 05:27:20 AM
#52034   $swrf time of the year? JohnnyRockville 09/02/15 09:50:26 PM
#52033   9/2/2015...what you getting at? Johnny Tsunami 09/02/15 12:49:51 PM
#52032   9/1/2014 FlushReply4U 09/02/15 12:45:53 PM
#52031   Just for info, maybe a reason to go up. rikske 09/02/15 12:44:32 PM
#52030   Agreed Mihevcl 09/02/15 12:31:41 PM
#52029   What about it? Nothing special there? Johnny Tsunami 09/02/15 12:29:27 PM
#52028   Someone bought 10 million yesterday and its been Johnny Tsunami 09/02/15 12:28:18 PM
#52027   Look at post 52021. I've posted a link rikske 09/02/15 11:28:34 AM
#52026   Ask is falling ???? Mihevcl 09/02/15 11:23:49 AM
#52025   lol! Count Iblis 09/02/15 11:04:56 AM
#52024   Will ditch 3k today in this bastard!! Pstats 09/02/15 08:05:39 AM
#52023   News today? You're the SWRF news rain maker...I Johnny Tsunami 09/02/15 04:17:01 AM
#52022   Ummmmm Utah beef... Johnny Tsunami 09/02/15 04:10:51 AM
#52021 rikske 09/01/15 06:05:29 PM
#52020   Agree. Time of the year is getting close. doingfine 09/01/15 05:15:59 PM
#52019   I dont think any of us play down doingfine 09/01/15 05:05:28 PM
#52018   I did 500 on a similar ticker a GoBison 09/01/15 05:01:22 PM
#52017   We shall see, but I highly doubt it. GoBison 09/01/15 04:58:46 PM
#52016   Someone wants to gamble...10 million let it ride baby!!! Johnny Tsunami 09/01/15 04:58:41 PM
#52015   10 million block...odd. doingfine 09/01/15 04:56:28 PM
#52014   Either beans or steak here...I think we will doingfine 09/01/15 04:55:46 PM
#52013   Lotto play here for sure...who knows whats next...huge Johnny Tsunami 09/01/15 04:53:50 PM
#52012   You getting ready to buy that 100 million Johnny Tsunami 09/01/15 04:01:56 PM
#52011   10M BAGGER!!! Pstats 09/01/15 03:50:27 PM
#52010   Wow...theres a grand down the toilet.. Mike203 09/01/15 02:22:24 PM
#52009   Woooahhh!! .0001s here woooah FlipAtrip 09/01/15 01:32:36 PM
#52008   You to with all your shares, no shorting rikske 09/01/15 01:31:17 PM
#52007   WHOOOOOO. People are STUCK here at a .0005 rick flair 09/01/15 11:10:37 AM
#52006   "NO BID Willie", you are awesome! jimo Fishmonger 09/01/15 10:41:26 AM
#52005   .0000000000001 for sale!!!! Pstats 09/01/15 10:24:15 AM
#52004   Right. The SEC will not allow a R/S elkonig 08/31/15 05:38:28 PM
#52003   OK. Many said the same somewhere else..made 32x doingfine 08/31/15 03:40:24 PM