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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.

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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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#54525  Sticky Note Outstanding Shares: 63.8M (COO Luis Vega own 35M VVS-IG 06/29/16 11:46:40 AM
#54539   Current SOUM operations, assets, income, cashflow, liabilities, a Gaintrader 06/29/16 09:06:27 PM
#54538   SoOum is building the business not selling shares. VVS-IG 06/29/16 08:25:12 PM
#54537  Restored Only a fool would believe that balcony pertaining Gaintrader 06/29/16 06:14:06 PM
#54536   Averaging down + patience and you'll be just fine. VVS-IG 06/29/16 04:09:46 PM
#54535   Sticky this! LOL VVS-IG 06/29/16 02:27:10 PM
#54534   4,990,987,648 shares of our common stock issued and dustywest 06/29/16 02:11:07 PM
#54533   Last report Sept.30, 2015 9 Months NO Update? dustywest 06/29/16 01:13:33 PM
#54532   If 440M shares were issued, how is the VVS-IG 06/29/16 01:12:55 PM
#54531   Registrant issued 440,000,000 shares of its common stock dustywest 06/29/16 01:04:18 PM
#54530   Notification of inability to timely file Form 10-K dustywest 06/29/16 12:57:07 PM
#54528   March 15, 2016 the Registrant issued 440,000,000 shares dustywest 06/29/16 12:34:43 PM
#54527   Life-changing opportunity here. VVS-IG 06/29/16 12:06:42 PM
#54526   Lots of accumulation going on down here! QuitinMyJob 06/29/16 11:55:26 AM
#54525   Outstanding Shares: 63.8M (COO Luis Vega own 35M VVS-IG 06/29/16 11:46:40 AM
#54524   Ask away --> VVS-IG 06/29/16 11:21:42 AM
#54523   What quarterly report!!! LOL. The last report on Jetfan 06/29/16 10:51:55 AM
#54522   Soon iSmellCrickets 06/28/16 04:46:27 PM
#54521   When's the next pump? stockticks 06/28/16 02:33:06 PM
#54520   SOUM, I need .78 here just to break even. Clint Morewood 06/28/16 12:43:00 PM
#54519   Nice. I haven't looked at much of the QuitinMyJob 06/28/16 12:18:12 PM
#54518   These are a few of the companies doing VVS-IG 06/28/16 11:52:13 AM
#54517   Keep in mind that SoOum is a real VVS-IG 06/28/16 11:47:42 AM
#54515   Couldn't have said it better myself. Looking for VVS-IG 06/28/16 10:19:02 AM
#54514   Lots of eyes on this one. Everyone waiting QuitinMyJob 06/28/16 09:52:22 AM
#54513   Actually, that was 100% true and SoOum has VVS-IG 06/28/16 09:31:12 AM
#54512   What information is NOT false will yield the Gaintrader 06/28/16 08:44:01 AM
#54511   Really????? There is NO BIGGER lie than to not Jetfan 06/27/16 10:18:28 PM
#54510   Thats fantastic, now, what does this have to iSmellCrickets 06/27/16 09:22:06 PM
#54509   Shipping Containers... you know... they use to ship Commodities makinezmoney 06/27/16 08:07:25 PM
#54508   This company has yet to lie about anything. VVS-IG 06/27/16 05:47:16 PM
#54507   What information is false? VVS-IG 06/27/16 05:39:56 PM
#54506   Well said!!! Let's not forget what the Jetfan 06/27/16 05:34:19 PM
#54505   Nice video, but this company is nothing but Jetfan 06/27/16 05:28:23 PM
#54504   Got a nice fill today! Any news QuitinMyJob 06/27/16 05:10:15 PM
#54503   What please are you referring to, how does iSmellCrickets 06/27/16 04:44:25 PM
#54502   VVS-Well, they're not hiding the share structure ... dustywest 06/27/16 04:43:50 PM
#54501   What does this have to do with SOUM? iSmellCrickets 06/27/16 04:34:37 PM
#54500   UK banks are tanking... that's who's "LOOSE"-ing Money makinezmoney 06/27/16 01:16:24 PM
#54499   SOUM IS A SCAN STAY AWAY!! Pstats 06/27/16 12:57:52 PM
#54497   Lock those shares up. VVS-IG 06/27/16 12:31:55 PM
#54496   Actually that is NOT an accurate number. Jetfan 06/27/16 12:25:49 PM
#54495   Well, they're not hiding the share structure - VVS-IG 06/27/16 12:19:59 PM
#54494   Sometimes all you have to do is a Jetfan 06/27/16 12:08:17 PM
#54493  Restored Shipping Container Housing makinezmoney 06/27/16 11:55:51 AM
#54492  Restored Living out of a Shipping Container makinezmoney 06/27/16 11:54:34 AM
#54490   Houses made out of Shipping Containers........ THE FUTURE makinezmoney 06/27/16 11:52:21 AM
#54489   "The Company's proprietary, internet based e-commerce "Physical Commodities VVS-IG 06/26/16 10:47:19 AM
#54488   SoOum Corp is platform for traders and scaling. WhatNestEgg 06/26/16 12:33:16 AM
#54486   The management of SOUM can't get jobs anywhere elkonig 06/25/16 03:09:24 PM
#54485   If you were unlucky enough to be a elkonig 06/25/16 02:10:12 PM