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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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#56040  Sticky Note Masterplan by William Westbrook on 13 September 2016 VVS-IG 10/11/16 04:30:32 PM
#54866  Sticky Note SOUM 8k Huge Acquisition $12+ Mil CO, 5 HDOGTX 08/31/16 09:41:56 AM
#54799  Sticky Note The Corporation by William Westbrook on 17 Aug 2016 VVS-IG 08/22/16 11:17:19 AM
#54785  Sticky Note 63M lol there are ; 500Million dedicated to dustywest 08/21/16 05:10:25 PM
#54699  Sticky Note Another day and this stock is STILL CRAP. Jetfan 08/01/16 01:35:46 PM
#56195   load some more, VNDM still has shares to dump SooS416 10/24/16 12:18:41 PM
#56194   If you were a shareholder of SOUM prior elkonig 10/24/16 11:57:42 AM
#56193   Prediction...they run this POS to .0001 again then Johnny Tsunami 10/24/16 11:28:26 AM
#56192   Didn't know this Mickey Mouse, two bit, garbage elkonig 10/24/16 10:29:25 AM
#56191   loaded last friday - ready for a artmaniac 10/24/16 09:51:04 AM
#56190   for the moment downward Michel 10/24/16 08:06:05 AM
#56189   Got some too. See how it does. Rainer 10/23/16 03:43:12 PM
#56188   Doubt you'll lose 100%. But it'll be a wz9ytp 10/22/16 09:33:49 PM
#56187   This stock is the worst...lost more money again...I Johnny Tsunami 10/21/16 09:54:13 PM
#56186   Thanks- let's see how things go. The good love your neighbor 10/21/16 06:40:17 PM
#56185   Yo LYN!!!! Maybe you're right, those shares are wz9ytp 10/21/16 06:27:30 PM
#56184   where are these shares coming from- or am love your neighbor 10/21/16 05:28:43 PM
#56183   Sweet thanks SGT. SIX STRING 10/21/16 04:55:43 PM
#56182   Thing is they now have 420MM shares to wz9ytp 10/21/16 04:54:12 PM
#56181   Got 0018s today, only 150k:( will hold this SGT. SIX STRING 10/21/16 04:49:24 PM
#56180   Clearing out bank HERE!! Pstats 10/21/16 02:16:22 PM
#56179   That's only because they did a 10,000 to SooS416 10/21/16 12:28:46 PM
#56178   Agree. Liking today's $SOUM action love your neighbor 10/21/16 12:27:24 PM
#56177   VNDM is off the ask - going back artmaniac 10/21/16 12:22:37 PM
#56176   Looks like dilution money6870 10/21/16 12:20:55 PM
#56175   2 years a go this stock was .50 artmaniac 10/21/16 12:12:37 PM
#56174   Volume is good because of dilution, hence the SooS416 10/21/16 12:08:55 PM
#56173   much better Rainer 10/21/16 12:05:29 PM
#56172   down -58.80% great value.....cant believe this steal....volume is artmaniac 10/21/16 12:02:47 PM
#56171   25 x 28 SOUM Michel 10/21/16 11:59:43 AM
#56170   SOUM looking good....projected 12 million annual income from artmaniac 10/21/16 11:52:02 AM
#56169   SOUM BUY MOMENT Michel 10/21/16 11:33:54 AM
#56168   wow...down 62 percent...what a buying opp! artmaniac 10/21/16 11:31:40 AM
#56167   Seems like a bargain. Let's see how it love your neighbor 10/21/16 11:27:33 AM
#56166   aint it great! artmaniac 10/21/16 11:25:16 AM
#56165   I'm back in. Bargain Friday $SOUM love your neighbor 10/21/16 11:23:28 AM
#56164   already things have changed .0022 x .003 artmaniac 10/21/16 11:23:20 AM
#56163   Volume!! Power4445 10/21/16 11:21:47 AM
#56162   Quite a retrace past few days, and ask Rainer 10/21/16 11:21:43 AM
#56161   people see the spread...and give up.... .0017 x .0035 artmaniac 10/21/16 11:16:52 AM
#56160   why the drop? Rainer 10/21/16 11:14:48 AM
#56159   thank you for the 500k shares at .0017 artmaniac 10/21/16 11:14:13 AM
#56158   Yep and I'm staying rikske 10/20/16 04:29:58 PM
#56157   That was before you saw this t-trade, right? wz9ytp 10/20/16 04:28:06 PM
#56156   I bought more 3's, nice in the green. rikske 10/20/16 04:21:47 PM
#56155   lol!!!! nice paint job, again! wz9ytp 10/20/16 04:19:33 PM
#56154   Oops, back up again rikske 10/20/16 04:16:40 PM
#56153   I'm not so sure of that, in any sense. iSmellCrickets 10/20/16 12:21:51 PM
#56152   Turn out the lights! Power4445 10/20/16 11:22:58 AM
#56151   Not touching it. 24 next target. wz9ytp 10/20/16 10:56:53 AM
#56150   Time will tell...if they sit on their hands Johnny Tsunami 10/19/16 07:05:52 PM
#56149   Yaaawn VVS-IG 10/19/16 02:09:41 PM
#56148   All in good time.... wz9ytp 10/19/16 01:59:26 PM
#56147   As long as the problem isn't "notes hitting" VVS-IG 10/19/16 01:52:44 PM
#56146   And drops when said buying pressure leaves. Drops wz9ytp 10/19/16 01:06:41 PM