RippleNami’s Jaye Connolly-LaBelle Addresses AfricaCom on Digital Transformation in Cape Town, South Africa

Offering A Fresh Approach to Solving Africa’s Development Challenges

 Nairobi, Kenya – November 6, 2017 – RippleNami, Inc., a provider of blockchain data visualization platform, announces today that its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jaye Connolly-LaBelle will address the AfricaCom 20/20 Conference, sponsored by Microsoft, on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, in Cape Town, South Africa.   RippleNami is a finalist in the 2017 AfricaCom Awards’ “Changing Lives” category hosted on Wednesday, November 8, 2017. This annual awards ceremony pays tribute to those companies with innovative solutions connecting and elevating Africa through its fourth industrial revolution.

More than 13,000 attendees from companies, aid organizations and governmental agencies will convene and learn from Connolly-Labelle on how RippleNami’s technology platform is propelling Africa’s digital transformation and working to untangle Africa’s longstanding development challenges.

Imagine a world where you have all the data most important to you right at your fingertips… a world where vast streams of data are visualized and easily understandable and actionable… a world where anyone with a mobile phone can access the full suite of benefits that this technology brings to its users. RippleNami’s imagination ran wild with its mission to connect 5 billion unconnected people and execute on its global vision of inclusion. And the race is on.

RippleNami recognizes that people around the globe, empowered with real-time and easily accessible information, can connect and foster unimaginable change. RippleNami is shaping this revolution by redefining blockchain and mapping with the first visualization platform that consolidates big data while providing information that matters most to its users. It’s cost-effective, device agnostic cloud-based platform delivers millions of real-time actionable data points on an intuitive map to customers across enterprises, nonprofits and governmental agencies. By enabling critical decision making and enhanced collaboration, this seamless integration, unlimited customization and scalable architecture, allows RippleNami clients to chart their own world, streamline communications and improve operational effectiveness.

This prestigious award falls on the 20th anniversary of AfricaCom and marks the 10th year of the awards program that’s amassing global significance. KNect365 announced Ripplenami, Inc. as one of the top twenty finalists across ten different categories and joins the winner’s stage with iconic brands such as Coca Cola and United Nations.

About RippleNami

RippleNami recognizes that people around the globe, empowered with real-time and easily accessible information, can connect and foster unimaginable change. RippleNami is shaping this revolution by redefining blockchain and mapping with the first visualization platform that consolidates big data and provides information that matters most to users and organizations. It’s cost-effective, device agnostic cloud-based platform delivers millions of real-time actionable data points on an intuitive map to customers across enterprises, nonprofits and foreign government agencies. By enabling critical decision making and enhanced collaboration, this seamless integration, limitless customization and scalable architecture, allows people to chart their own world, streamlining communication and improving operational effectiveness. For more information about RippleNami, visit www.ripplenami.com.

About AfricaCom Awards

AfricaCom is the largest and most successful technology event in Africa. The 20th edition of the annual event is held on November 7-9 in Cape Town, South Africa.  The AfricaCom Awards celebrates the achievements of the best companies, solutions, products and personalities improving connectivity and driving Africa through its fourth industrial revolution. This 3-day event which aims to promote digital excellence in Africa will bring technology titans and their senior decision makers from the digital community together to network, knowledge share, and showcase the latest solutions and technologies and trends. www.tmt.knect365.com/africacom

AfricaCom Awards Honors RippleNami, Inc. as Finalist in “Changing Lives Award” Category

2017 Winners Honored on November 8 in Cape Town, South Africa 

Nairobi, Kenya – October 23, 2017 – RippleNami, Inc., a provider of blockchain map-based data visualization platform is designated a finalist in the 2017 AfricaCom Awards’ “Changing Lives” category. This annual awards program pays tribute to those companies with innovative solutions connecting and elevating Africa through its fourth industrial revolution.

This prestigious designation falls on the 20th anniversary of AfricaCom and marks the 10th year of the awards program that’s amassing global significance. KNect365 announced Ripplenami, Inc. as one of the top twenty finalists across ten different categories and joins the winner’s stage with iconic brands such as Coca Cola and United Nations.

“Receiving this distinguished award is a testament to our technology and our singular commitment towards transforming an entire society and enhancing the lives of those in it,” said Jaye Connolly-LaBelle. “The Changing Lives Award is particularly meaningful as it underscores our tremendous capabilities to connect massive population centers using novel blockchain and mapping solutions to further bridge socio-economic development and widespread inclusion.”

RippleNami, is predicated on the notion that by taking its technology solution into developing countries the world would be forever altered. Founded on the need for an easier way to securely collect and visualize any data on a map, RippleNami’s team leverages its extensive experience working in developing countries.  In the wake of so many organizations struggling with digital identification, asset tracking, supply chain, geo-location of basic resources such as water wells, healthcare, schools, contagious diseases, security issues and other critical information, the market need is severe. What makes RippleNami’s solution so unique is its ability to simplify blockchain and geolocation so that anyone – regardless of education – can easily obtain and enter information on a virtual map and enable enterprise-wide collaboration. Its ability to ingest any kind of data including blockchain and mapping makes it’s the preferred tool.

“The inclusion of several new categories in this year’s awards line-up speaks to the continual progress affecting the African continent with the advent of digital solutions and adaptability,” says Tom Cuthell, Portfolio Director for KNect365, organizer of AfricaCom.  “It’s an exciting time for technology across the globe but none more than across Africa, with many of these shortlisted contenders leading global development in their respective fields.”

About RippleNami

RippleNami recognizes that people empowered with real-time and easily accessible information around the world can connect and foster unimaginable change. RippleNami is redefining blockchain and mapping with the first visualization platform that consolidates big data and provides information that matters most to users and organizations. It’s cost-effective, device agnostic cloud-based platform delivers millions of real-time actionable data points on an intuitive map to customers across enterprises, nonprofits and foreign government agencies that are enabling critical decision making and enhanced collaboration. With seamless integration, limitless customization and scalable architecture, RippleNami allows people to chart their own world, streamlining communication and improving operational effectiveness. For more information about RippleNami, visit www.ripplenami.com.

About AfricaCom Awards

AfricaCom is the largest and most successful technology event in Africa. The 20th edition of the annual event is set to be held from November 7-9 in Cape Town, South Africa.  The AfricaCom Awards celebrate the achievements of the best companies, solutions, products and personalities improving connectivity and driving Africa through the fourth industrial revolution.  The 3-day event which aims at promoting digital excellence in Africa, and will bring together tech giants, senior decision makers from the entire digital community to network, develop knowledge, showcase their latest solutions and technologies and gain inspiration from current industry trends and products. www.tmt.knect365.com/africacom.

RippleNami President and CEO to Speak at Brocade Workshop in Washington D.C.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. … February 15, 2017 … RippleNami, Inc., a provider of a map-based data visualization platform accessed via the cloud, announced today that its President and Chief Executive Officer Jaye Connolly-LaBelle will speak at the BROCADE Workshop (Building Resilient Opportunities in Culturally Aligened, Diverse Environments), sponsored by Capital Communications Group (CCG), on Wednesday, February 22, 2017, in Washington, D.C.

In her presentation before more than 100 attendees from leading companies, aid organizations and government, Connolly-Labelle will share how RippleNami’s mapping technology is helping aid organizations and governments in the Mid-East and Sub-Saharan Africa better understand their world so they can connect their unconnected populations with the vital resources and aid they need to thrive.

About BROCADE
BROCADE is a concept to turn economic and related threats to communities into opportunities. Economic disruptions, social stresses and breakdowns in security are leading to migration, radicalization and marginalization. BROCADE provides a framework to help stakeholders’ evaluate “platforms for innovation” (technologies and other tools) and combine them into capabilities that meet community needs. The program implements this by supporting locally focused projects that integrate these capabilities with security, givernance and institution-building to make communities more productive while respecting their concepts of dignity, justice and fairness.

About RippleNami
An industry game changer, RippleNami believes that, empowered with real-time, easily accessible information, people around the world can connect and foster positive change. RippleNami is redefining mapping with the first visualization platform that consolidates big data and provides information that really matters to users and their organizations. The Company’s cost-effective, device agnostic cloud-based platform delivers millions of real-time actionable data points on an intuitive map to customers across enterprises, universities, nonprofits and emergency management agencies, enabling critical decision making and enhanced collaboration. With seamless integration, limitless customization and scalable architecture, RippleNami lets people chart their own world, streamlining communication and improving operational effectiveness. For more information about RippleNami, visit www.ripplenami.com.

RippleNami, Inc. President and Chief Executive Officer Jaye Connolly-LaBelle Named Finalist in San Diego Business Journal's 2016 Women Who Mean Business Awards

SAN DIEGO, Calif.  …  October 26, 2016  …  RippleNami, Inc., a B2B technology company working in developing nations to deliver mapping solutions that solve critical problems, announced today that Jaye Connolly-LaBelle, president and chief executive officer, has been named a finalist in the 2016 Women Who Mean Business Awards, sponsored by the San Diego Business Journal.

Now in its 23rd year, the publication takes this opportunity to recognize local-area businesswomen through this prestigious awards program. Finalists span women throughout San Diego across myriad industries and professions, including those who have reached career milestones, made a difference in their communities and set examples for others.

Winners will be announced Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at a reception to be held at 11:30 A.M. at the Town and Country Resort & Convention Center, 500 Hotel Circle North, in San Diego.

“I am honored to be selected as a finalist in the Women Who Mean Business program for the third time. San Diego is a vibrant community in which I have lived and worked in for decades. I have been fortunate to have been recognized by the San Diego Business Journal several times for my contributions to the local business landscape stemming from the various roles I’ve held here. I am pleased to represent RippleNami and the successes we’ve achieved in this year in the Women Who Mean Business awards, and thank the judges for this honor,” Connolly-LaBelle said.

About RippleNami

An industry game changer, RippleNami believes that, empowered with real-time, easily accessible information, people around the world can connect and foster positive change.  RippleNami is redefining mapping with the first visualization platform that consolidates big data and provides information that really matters to users and their organizations.  The Company’s cost-effective, device agnostic cloud-based platform delivers millions of real-time actionable data points on an intuitive map to customers across enterprises, nonprofits and foreign government agencies, enabling critical decision making and enhanced collaboration.

With seamless integration, limitless customization and scalable architecture, RippleNami lets people chart their own world, streamlining communication and improving operational effectiveness. For more information about RippleNami, visit www.ripplenami.com.

RippleNami, Inc. to Exhibit at Innovation Alley During TEDxSanDiego

Company One of Only 20 in San Diego to be Featured among Most Innovative Startups and Outstanding Local Entrepreneurs at Event

 

WHO:      RippleNami, a B2B technology company working in developing nations to deliver mapping solutions that solve critical problems. RippleNami connects unconnected people through its easy-to-use mapping solution that leverages the mass adoption of Smartphones and the proprietary big data of its clients.  RippleNami’s technology allows organizations and users to map any type of resource they need and/or want to find in their [own] world. RippleNami makes it possible to to break down silos, solve problems, make critical decisions and use its mapping solution to collaborate in ways never before possible. By blending extremely detailed location capabilities with big data, RippleNami creates simplified, customized, cloud-based mapping and location solutions for its diverse client base.

WHAT:      Innovation Alley is a special venue within TEDxSanDiego dedicated to housing 20 of San Diego’s most innovative startup companies and outstanding local entrepreneurs.  The 7th annual TedxSanDiego event will feature 12 dynamic speakers and include three performances.

WHEN:      SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2016, 11 AM – 5 PM

WHERE:    COPLEY SYMPHONY HALL

                       750 B Street, San Diego, CA 92101

At the company’ booth, visitors have the chance to win a $500 donation to be made in their name to Tusk, a dynamic and pioneering organization with 25 years of experience initiating and funding conservation, community development and environmental education programs across Africa. Since its formation in 1990, Tusk has invested more than $40 million into a wide range of projects across the continent.

WHY:      As a rapidly growing global technology company, Innovation Alley affords RippleNami a chance to showcase and demo its cloud-based, easy to use, B2B mapping solution that has the ability to cross collaborate with any organization to map any data.

Techpoint: Thomson Reuters Announces Finalist for Africa Startups Challenge 2016

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Thomson Reuters, in partnership with Venture Capital For Africa (VC4A), launched the Africa Startups Challenge; an initiative that provides a platform for startups to partner as they grow into lucrative businesses. Using smart data tools, teams from across Thomson Reuters have identified fourteen startups on VC4A for the Challenge.

The startups nominated for the Africa Startups Challenge award are from the following 10 categories: Agri-tech (including land administration), Big data analytics, Blockchain, Digital government, Education Internet of Things, Fintech, Media-tech, Mobile technology, Supply chain.

This list presents the ventures identified by the challenge, startups tapping into scalable markets with clear potential to scale.

Here are the nominees:

Abacus: Abacus helps investors make and execute smarter, faster and more decisions by providing access to real time market data, news and analytics for the Nairobi Securities Exchange.

Academix: Academix is an aggregator and e-library of Nigeria focused research and knowledge resources, cutting across multiple disciplines.

AgroData: AgroData is an AgriTech firm which deploys technology to make tropical farming more efficient.

African Markets: African Markets is a web platform entirely dedicated to African stocks.

BenBen: BenBen uses blockchain technology to provide governments , financial institutions, realtors and the general public instant access to property information through an easy to use searchable interface.

Ensibuuko: Ensibuuko offers financial institutions an easy and efficient means to manage and track information and to reach underserved (unbanked) communities such as farmers.

Farmdrive: Farmdrive is a mobile tech, agri-tech startup that looks to advance bankable farmer initiatives.

Kwanji: Kwanji is an online FX comparison and payment platform providing businesses in Africa with unrestricted access to the very best FX rates.

Mavuno: Mavuno is a mobile tech and supply chain startup that connects farmers and urban wholesale traders through SMS in East Africa.

RippleNami: RippleNami offers an intuitive visualization platform that allows anyone to map their world with real-time information, enabling them to make better and faster critical decisions.

Smart Finance: Smart Finance makes it easy for micro-businesses to keep track of their financial activities, maintain business records and subsequently gain access to finance.

Tech 4 Farmers: Tech 4 Farmers is a global agribusiness and financial services provider operating a digital commodities exchange hedged with warehouse receipts.

Vault: de-risks investor communications through a SaaS model that ensures timely and relevant information is delivered to investors.

Zenvus Smartfarm: Zenvus Smartfarm is an agri-Tech and IoT startup that uses sensors and algorithms to advise farmers on the health of their crops. The data is also sold (anonymized) to commodity traders.

A winner will be announced at the upcoming Africa Summit 2016 to receive a $10,000 cash prize. The Thomson Reuters Africa Summit 2016, in association with CNBC Africa is taking place on October 13-14, 2016 at The Westin in Cape Town, South Africa.

RippleNami, Inc. President and CEO to Speak at Women Owners Summit, Hosted by Connected Women of Influence

SAN DIEGO, Calif.  …  July 19, 2016  …  RippleNami, Inc., a provider of a map-based data visualization platform accessed via the cloud, announced today that its President and Chief Executive Officer Jaye Connolly-LaBelle will present at the upcoming Women Owners Summit in Southern California, sponsored by Connected Women of Influence (CWI), on Thursday, July 28, 1016 at TIME. The event will be held at the Del Mar Marriott in San Diego.

In her presentation before more than 100 women attendees — all of whom will gather with female peers leading companies and businesses to engage in conversations, offer opinions, gain insights and share ideas and resources – Connolly-Labelle will focus on best practices for raising investment capital and strategic planning.

The Women Owners Summit is offered and presented by and for women business owners.

About CWI

Connected Women of Influence (CWI) is a leading, invitation-only association where b2b women owners, executives and professionals connect, collaborate and cultivate a vast network of high-level affiliations, resources and professional relationships.

About RippleNami

An industry game changer, RippleNami believes that, empowered with real-time, easily accessible information, people around the world can connect and foster positive change. RippleNami is redefining mapping with the first visualization platform that consolidates big data and provides information that really matters to users and their organizations. The Company’s cost-effective, device agnostic cloud-based platform delivers millions of real-time actionable data points on an intuitive map to customers across enterprises, universities, nonprofits and emergency management agencies, enabling critical decision making and enhanced collaboration. With seamless integration, limitless customization and scalable architecture, RippleNami lets people chart their own world, streamlining communication and improving operational effectiveness. For more information about RippleNami, visit www.ripplenami.com.

RippleNami, Inc. to Present at Roth Capital Partners

RIPPLENAMI, INC. TO PRESENT AT ROTH CAPITAL PARTNERS 28th

ANNUAL GROWTH STOCK CONFERENCE

SAN DIEGO, Calif. … March 10, 2016… RippleNami, Inc., a provider of a map- based data visualization platform accessed via the cloud, announced today that its management will present at ROTH Capital Partners’ Annual Growth Stock Conference, to be held March 13th – 16th, 2016, at the Ritz Carlton, located at 1 Ritz Carlton Drive, in Dana Point, Calif.

Phil Gahn, RippleNami co-founder and chief business development officer and Jaye Connolly-LaBelle, president and chief executive officer, will present the RippleNami corporate story on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 8:20 A.M., local time.

More than 500 public and private companies and approximately 1,000 investors are expected to attend the three-day conference. The conference will feature presentations from growth companies engaged in the business services, consumer services, cleantech and industrial growth, energy, healthcare, oil and gas, mining, technology and media sectors. Each participating company will present for 20 minutes, followed by a breakout question and answer session.

Newport Beach, Calif.-based ROTH Capital Partners, LLC is a privately held, relationship-driven investment bank focused on serving emerging growth companies and their investors.

About RippleNami

An industry game changer, RippleNami believes that, empowered with real-time, easily accessible information, people around the world can connect and foster positive change. RippleNami is redefining mapping with the first visualization platform that consolidates big data and provides information that really matters to users and their organizations. The Company’s cost-effective, device agnostic cloud-based platform delivers millions of real-time actionable data points on an intuitive map to customers across enterprises, universities, nonprofits and emergency management agencies, enabling critical decision making and enhanced collaboration. With seamless integration, limitless customization and scalable architecture, RippleNami lets people chart their own world, streamlining communication and improving operational effectiveness. For more information about RippleNami, visit www.ripplenami.com.