Born in Tulle, France, Serge Belamant holds multiple patents in blockchain technology. He attended Witwatersrand University in Johannesburg years after his family moved to South Africa so that his father could pursue tiling work. Belamant’s career has included numerous successes while working for a variety of companies across different industries. He has constantly leveraged his talent and passion for coding digital financial transaction software to make a difference in the industry.
Serge Belamant was instrumental in technological advancements that have significantly impacted global banking. In 1989, he launched Net1 UEPS Technologies, which specializes in universal electronic payment systems (UEPS). After establishing a reputation as an expert, Belamant was solicited by VISA to design a chip offline pre-authorized card. His work was hugely successful. In fact, the technology that he created is still used today as chip-enabled debit and credit cards.
In the new millennium, Belamant developed a highly regarded digital payment system that was used in South Africa. The purpose of the system was to enable the transfer of grants and welfare funds throughout South Africa for distribution to those who were in dire need. Not only was it successful then, the system is still used today around the world, including Iraq and Russia.
The breadth and depth of Serge Belamant’s career is never ending. He is currently on the Board of Advisors for Prism Group Holdings and Medikredit Integrated Healthcare Solutions. His current entrepreneurial endeavor is Zilch Technologies, which is a firm based in the UK that offers financial solutions to younger generations.
In a recent interview, Serge Belamant spoke of how the idea for Zilch Technologies arose after a conversation with his son, Philip, about technology in the modern world. Philip is an IT engineer, has a degree in computer science, and is also the owner of a mobile games company. The conversation between the two revealed the many opportunities available to offer products that could provide real solutions to younger generations.
Products offered by Zilch Technologies are based on the saving and spending habits of young people. Simply put, Serge Belamant built a business that identified a need and offered a solution.
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