RippleNami® Chairman and CEO Named Top 500 Influential Leader

San Diego Business Journal Honors San Diego’s Top Business Leaders

 San Diego – December 18, 2019, RippleNami, Inc., a provider of AI blockchain data visualization technology, is pleased to announce the 2020 edition of the San Diego 500: The Book of Influential Business Leaders included their Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jaye Connolly-LaBelle for the third consecutive year.

Curated by the San Diego Business Journal newsroom, this coveted list honors business leaders across various industries who serve vital roles within the community, champion civic initiatives, and help strengthen the local economy.  Honorees featured in San Diego 500 encompass a wide range of industries, including defense, manufacturing, service providers, financial and technology firms, life sciences, and real estate companies.

“It is an honor to join the San Diego 500 of the top influential business leaders as RippleNami takes considerable pride in representing San Diego innovation in emerging nations throughout Africa,” said Jaye Connolly-LaBelle. “RippleNami is working directly with African leaders to unlock their economic potential for citizens with innovative solutions for a better life for all.”

Leveraging disruptive technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, genetics, data visualization and mobile phones, RippleNami is the only company with the ability to provide true end-to-end traceability, connecting all the parties and creating unprecedented transparency and visibility all along any supply chain―from raw materials to the end consumer. Headquartered in San Diego, RippleNami’s offices include Kenya and the United Kingdom.

About RippleNami

RippleNami recognizes that people empowered with real-time and easily accessible information around the world can connect and drive unimaginable change. RippleNami is redefining blockchain and mapping with the first visualization platform that consolidates big data and provides consumers with the information that matters most. This cost-effective, device agnostic, cloud-based platform delivers millions of actionable data points on an intuitive map that enables critical decision-making and enhanced collaboration for enterprises, nonprofits, and foreign government agencies. With seamless integration, limitless customization, and scalable architecture, RippleNami allows people to chart their world, streamline communications and improve operational effectiveness. For more information, visit

About the San Diego Business Journal

Each year the San Diego Business Journal selects 500 influential leaders from every significant sector of the business community.  The executives featured in the San Diego 500 consists of people who have founded or are running a significant business regarding several jobs, key products and services; experts who raise the level of the industry here and beyond; and business people who lead in the community.  Learn more about San Diego Business Journal at

RippleNami’s Jaye Connolly-LaBelle Honored as Business Woman of the Year

San Diego Business Journal Celebrates San Diego’s Annual Woman of the Year

San Diego, CA…December 4, 2017… RippleNami, Inc., a blockchain data visualization solution provider, is recognized for its CEO, Jaye Connolly-LaBelle, chairman and chief executive officer, as San Diego’s Business Woman of the Year. This annual awards ceremony is hosted by the San Diego Business Journal and showcases prominent business leaders making their mark in history while elevating San Diego’s stature in the global business community.

Imagine a world where all the information most important to you rests at your fingertips… a world where vast streams of data are visualized in logical and actionable fashion… and a world where anyone equipped with a mobile phone can access the powerful benefits that RippleNami’s technology is already benefiting countries such as Sierra Leone and Kenya.

RippleNami is marching towards its bold vision of connecting 5 billion unconnected people with an easy-to-use blockchain and data visualization solution that leverages the mass adoption of mobile phones. Connolly-LaBelle and Phil Gahn, founder and chief business development officer, shared a deeply held conviction that driving social impact of this magnitude would be their singular cause with a global reach while leveraging their San Diego roots. Their determination to aggressively introduce and deploy RippleNami’s proprietary technology solution into developing countries is poised to change the global landscape in unforeseen ways. First stop: why not Africa?

“Receiving this distinction from our own backyard is the very essence of what fast-growing global startups like Ripplenami can expect from the San Diego ecosystem. Through our innovative technology, RippleNami is quickly affecting change for women and children in developing countries. We thank the San Diego judges who selected RippleNami and acknowledging our fast track to foster lasting change,” said Jaye Connolly-Labelle, chairman and chief executive officer at RippleNami.

The Annual Business Women of the Year program recognizes business leaders that are making a difference in both their workplaces and communities. Nominees were evaluated based on their innovation, entrepreneurship, professional accomplishment and community leadership.

About RippleNami, Inc.

RippleNami develops and deploys complete blockchain-based solutions to accelerate mass adoption of digital technologies in developing countries. RippleNami solutions drive new standards for cost-effectiveness and scalability, empowering any nation through digital transformation, and swiftly benefitting from its “Smart Country” status. RippleNami’s blockchain data visualization platform integrates diverse data sets from unlimited sources. The platform’s visualization capabilities paint a multi-dimensional picture of all strategic information to promptly identify trends, patterns and gaps to design and inform strategies faster. RippleNami solutions enable emergent economies to generate process, manage, share and transact information on a national scale – opening up a world of opportunities for economic inclusion for its citizens and independence for the nation. For more information about RippleNami, visit

About the San Diego Business Journal

Each year the San Diego Business Journal recognizes dynamic women business leaders contributing to San Diego’s corporate ecosystem. Now in its 24th year the San Diego Business Journal recognizes these leaders by hosting its biggest and most anticipated reception and awards program honoring the honorees and their guests. Celebrity emcees, a keynote speaker and the awards program are staples of this landmark event. Learn more about the Business Woman of the Year at

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