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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.

Completion of Acquisition or Disposition of Assets

On October 6, 2016, SOOUM Corp., a Minnesota Corporation [“SOOUM”] closed on an exchange transaction in which it acquired all the outstanding ownership interests of Western Grade, LLC, an Arizona limited liability company.  In accordance with the terms of the Exchange Agreement between the parties, the Western Grade members transferred all their outstanding ownership interests to SOOUM in consideration for 420,000,000 shares of the common stock of SOOUM.  The common stock received by the Western Grade members represent an ownership interest in SOOUM of approximately 42%.  Western Grade is now a wholly owned subsidiary of SOOUM.  


WESTERN GRADE, LLC was founded in 2001 by two cousins, Troy & Trent Gillespie in Show Low, AZ. These two men had a vision of creating a company unique to the White Mountains, the place where they were raised. The goals they set were simple, do honest, quality work while forming a network of friends through clients and associates. This network would provide service to the community with unsurpassed quality. This network would also provide a better way of life for their employees than available elsewhere in the White Mountains.


Western Grade started small, on a shoestring budget with rental equipment and 5 people. Our hard work, dedication and commitment to success were and remain the keys to our growth. Today we have 4.5 million dollars in equipment and stand 45 strong. We are thankful for the success of our past and excited for the opportunity to excel in our future.

SoOum Contact Information
PO Box 214 Summit, NJ 07902
Media Inquiries: (757) 306-6090
Arbitrage Transaction & Professional Services: (646) 801-3772

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#67211  Sticky Note SOUM news: $treet $inatra 03/27/18 01:23:11 PM
#64944  Sticky Note IT IS OFFICIAL> REVERSE SPLIT AND A 20 RookieStockPicker 02/28/17 08:29:18 PM
#56379  Sticky Note $SOUM SoOum Corp (SOUM) Signs Exchange Agreement to $Pistol Pete$ 11/20/16 06:05:39 PM
#67271   SOUM, I just got the packet yesterday, so in Clint Morewood 04/19/18 01:44:25 PM
#67270   When is the RS happening? WindFall_17 04/19/18 01:20:02 PM
#67269   SOUM, WestCrook is doing another 1000/1 reverse split. Clint Morewood 04/18/18 07:05:01 PM
#67268   Keep watch Pennyman300 04/17/18 09:16:57 PM
#67267   Ya think? SOUM Smells like Dookie to me! artmaniac 04/15/18 01:14:22 PM
#67266   Does not eliminate use of A/S or the bucks2pennies 04/13/18 11:09:04 AM
#67265   "rumors floating around to the effect that SEC Ed the Trader 04/13/18 06:15:30 AM
#67264   I am thinking it'd be good for those Chyna9 04/12/18 02:25:28 PM
#67263   To my way of thinking. Yes. Have no bucks2pennies 04/12/18 02:21:23 PM
#67262   Is this gonna be a good thing for Chyna9 04/12/18 02:13:29 PM
#67261   Current O/S grandfathered in. No change for bucks2pennies 04/12/18 02:10:13 PM
#67260   How would this affect low trips tickers? Chyna9 04/12/18 01:35:34 PM
#67259   rumors floating around to the effect that SEC bucks2pennies 04/12/18 12:42:31 PM
#67258   Johnny you are absolutely right, find them 04/11/18 04:27:56 AM
#67257   You're right it makes no sense, these guys Johnny Tsunami 04/10/18 10:36:48 AM
#67256   Here is a little twist in thought. bucks2pennies 04/10/18 10:00:30 AM
#67255   SOUM has been a share selling two bit elkonig 04/08/18 08:49:28 PM
#67254   These crooks are doing exactly as they planned...selling Johnny Tsunami 04/07/18 09:41:41 PM
#67253   Agree. Foundation of trust has all but bucks2pennies 04/05/18 09:42:42 AM
#67252   Now they have fired their auditor and hired elkonig 04/05/18 09:37:00 AM
#67251   SOUM SUDDEN VOLUME 30M IN ONE TRADE SHARE okwife 04/04/18 04:19:10 PM
#67250   They might have gotten away with it as bucks2pennies 04/04/18 04:05:35 PM
#67249   I only bought into it last year because conela77 04/04/18 03:34:51 PM
#67248   As I see it, a done deal. bucks2pennies 04/04/18 03:30:07 PM
#67247   Yes, it is an outrage! I can't even conela77 04/04/18 03:19:35 PM
#67246   The prescribed post R/S A/S set at 20B? bucks2pennies 04/04/18 10:14:22 AM
#67245   Slim to none. I own this turd. Lots Schmago 04/03/18 07:07:07 PM
#67244   As I understand it, the R/S is in bucks2pennies 04/03/18 09:19:45 AM
#67243   Right On! Hothweels 04/02/18 03:38:02 PM
#67242   Wow! What a complacent bunch of SOUM board bucks2pennies 04/02/18 02:19:07 PM
#67241   I really do not know how an investor bucks2pennies 04/02/18 11:13:36 AM
#67240   How do these crooks get away with these Nasdak2012 04/01/18 12:07:02 AM
#67239   POS=Soum this stock sucks. find them 03/31/18 07:33:47 AM
#67238   Now less than 300M on ask. Question bucks2pennies 03/29/18 10:17:34 AM
#67237   PRs are an investment tool. Not relevant bucks2pennies 03/29/18 09:59:11 AM
#67236   THUNDER BRINGS THE NEWS Sent: Thu Mar 29 2018 THEREISTHETHUNDER 03/29/18 09:32:42 AM
#67235   The only thing keeping SOUM from moving forward bucks2pennies 03/28/18 09:41:27 AM
#67234   $SOUM New Tweet: primecomm 03/28/18 08:41:13 AM
#67233   A Letter from our CFO Tweet: primecomm 03/28/18 08:39:34 AM
#67232   Good Morning $SOUM primecomm 03/28/18 07:18:37 AM
#67231   15 billion more shares to dilute Johnny Tsunami 03/27/18 06:28:20 PM
#67230   Won't be long now.. So much going on. bucks2pennies 03/27/18 04:22:44 PM
#67229   0001s clear and game on here. OTC Knight 03/27/18 03:24:06 PM
#67228   $SOUM current Tweet: $SOUM The expertise and dedication primecomm 03/27/18 03:21:06 PM
#67227   4.3B OS per TA E-mail 3-27-18: primecomm 03/27/18 02:36:10 PM
#67226   you never know, volume is sudden down here $$$$$ $treet $inatra 03/27/18 02:14:22 PM
#67225   Need about 100 more of those! bucks2pennies 03/27/18 02:13:06 PM
#67224   4MIL TAP $treet $inatra 03/27/18 02:03:53 PM
#67223   Waiting to hear back from TA to get primecomm 03/27/18 02:03:29 PM
#67222   Yeah, my source too but not comfortable with bucks2pennies 03/27/18 02:02:25 PM