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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 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 $7.15 Price Target Issued By Small Cap Traders and 4 Brief Reports 02/19/2015 12:20:00 PM
SWRF News: SoOum Corp/Swordfish Financial (SWRF) Awarded U.S. Federal Contract; Hires Commodity Specialist 02/12/2015 09:15:00 AM
SWRF News: Amended Current Report Filing (8-k/a) 01/20/2015 04:26:46 PM
SWRF News: Amended Quarterly Report (10-q/a) 12/08/2014 04:48:07 PM
#41738  Sticky Note >>>>>>>Booom Proof: Part 2 to Earlier Post <<<<<<<< Ronin_Trader 02/14/15 04:25:02 PM
#41675  Sticky Note >>>>>MUST READ - Understanding the Government Contract PR<<<<< Ronin_Trader 02/14/15 10:56:11 AM
#41286  Sticky Note SWRF DD Milestone Timeline TradePoet 02/13/15 11:17:31 AM
#40387  Sticky Note HUGE NEWS...$SWRF - SoOum Corp/Swordfish Financial (SWRF) Awarded ChannelTrader 02/12/15 09:37:03 AM
#45889   He could of reloaded silently at any time...not Johnny Tsunami 03/28/15 07:50:38 PM
#45888   Oh I'm sure he flips every now and keeks989 03/28/15 07:48:52 PM
#45887   Hahaha easy now fellas let's be civil and Johnny Tsunami 03/28/15 07:47:18 PM
#45886   Lol struck a nerve with you huh? Fucking keeks989 03/28/15 07:40:25 PM
#45885   Who said dok left for one...and two watch ndww42 03/28/15 06:51:07 PM
#45884   GLTU as well. FlushReply4U 03/28/15 06:26:06 PM
#45883   Could be. Hopefully the 10k will answer a keeks989 03/28/15 06:25:16 PM
#45882   SWRF, That would be wonderful. I hope they Clint Morewood 03/28/15 06:23:46 PM
#45881   Or they sold Ipointtv back to him for FlushReply4U 03/28/15 06:14:53 PM
#45880   Ok. Susan has no control over his shares, keeks989 03/28/15 06:01:12 PM
#45879   Exactly. keeks989 03/28/15 06:00:29 PM
#45878   Okay. We just usef to PM and at keeks989 03/28/15 06:00:14 PM
#45877   Nah I don't believe that. I've seen him ndww42 03/28/15 04:21:18 PM
#45876   what does "clark ortiz get his money work" spgost46 03/28/15 04:16:25 PM
#45875   Susan Sjo is there to create a successful gonetopot 03/28/15 04:14:09 PM
#45874   Anything that is a significant event must be keeks989 03/28/15 04:00:35 PM
#45873   Pretty sure he bailed back in December when keeks989 03/28/15 03:51:46 PM
#45872   Anyone heard from cmart? I think that was ndww42 03/28/15 03:39:49 PM
#45871   Holding for bigger things here. FEDERAL CONTRACTS! thugnificent 03/28/15 12:39:12 PM
#45868   I should have bought more 2 smh.. Next Pstats 03/28/15 09:38:08 AM
#45867   All will change in the blink of an doingfine 03/28/15 09:27:20 AM
#45866   haha another Johnny! I'll be ready when $SWRF JohnnyRockville 03/28/15 09:05:45 AM
#45865   The next couple of weeks this fish will allenc 03/28/15 08:23:58 AM
#45864   The tell tale sign was the CEO not lasernat 03/28/15 08:14:16 AM
#45863   I will tell you I am invested more StaleyCornell 03/28/15 07:04:33 AM
#45862   I do too man not only because of ndww42 03/28/15 06:55:25 AM
#45861   I still think we have a game changer StaleyCornell 03/28/15 06:48:47 AM
#45860   Haha multiple ones at that. Good sign of ndww42 03/28/15 06:43:09 AM
#45858   yeah news..bunch'a..powdered'`milk`'maybe..huh?..lol.. Chance 03/28/15 04:03:02 AM
#45856   Thanks bro I appreciate your posts. I MISNJEF 03/28/15 02:53:40 AM
#45855   READ THIS GUYS I HAVE LOST ALOT OF Hgh 03/28/15 02:51:45 AM
#45854   $$$$$SWishhhhhh abazaba375 03/28/15 12:33:48 AM
#45853   Well, I said that stock would do what Nitwit 03/28/15 12:11:06 AM
#45852   I do not think so. There is no pinthetail 03/27/15 11:55:09 PM
#45851   Like your style Johnny...SoOum Long $$$ Johnny Tsunami 03/27/15 10:55:42 PM
#45850   Yep I agree I've been saying if they MISNJEF 03/27/15 10:06:11 PM
#45848   Steve Messina Said........ pinthetail 03/27/15 09:34:28 PM
#45847   Agreed. Soon we will wish we would have StaleyCornell 03/27/15 09:08:48 PM
#45846   Contracts that have been PR'd in the past. StaleyCornell 03/27/15 09:08:03 PM
#45845   Company has indicated that there is revenue currently pinthetail 03/27/15 09:00:15 PM
#45844   Lets see what next week brings for SWRF.....revs JohnnyRockville 03/27/15 08:53:07 PM
#45843   If you have to ask you haven't done MISNJEF 03/27/15 08:40:33 PM
#45842   Revs are coming from what??? JRS805 03/27/15 08:31:42 PM
#45841   They are working on adding up all the revs MISNJEF 03/27/15 08:23:03 PM
#45840   Maybe the revs are so high they need StaleyCornell 03/27/15 08:01:02 PM
#45839   It better be good or they are all gonetopot 03/27/15 07:34:58 PM
#45838   Well now being late it should be April 15th. keeks989 03/27/15 06:32:10 PM
#45837   The prescribed date is March 31 I think abazaba375 03/27/15 05:27:05 PM
#45836   Thank you. mytimeisnow 03/27/15 05:25:31 PM
#45835   From 10 k - The Company expects abazaba375 03/27/15 05:25:12 PM