Serge Christian Belamant was born in France, but later his family relocated to South Africa when he was at the age of fourteen. Serge Belamant go the opportunity to study computer science at Witwatersrand University in South Africa.
Belamant has been able to combine his talent for digital financial system with great experiences he got from working with various companies. These combinations have enabled Serge Belamant to have a significant impact on creating technological advancements that are used in day to day financial transactions.
Serge Belamant designed the net1 UEPS which stands for universal electronic payment systems in the year 1989. UEPS which was founded by Belamant partnered with VISA in the year 1995 to come up with the idea of a chip offline pre-authorized card which is used for day to day transactions.
Serge has recently co-founded the Zilch Technologies together with his son Philip who is also a graduate with a degree in computer science. Serge Belamant states that the idea for Zilch was brought by his son who is also an IT engineer who has also developed mobile games.
Belamant was very attentive to understand the new social media advancements and how they can be used to impact the youth with affordable and innovative financial services and products that are in line with their lifestyle. The commercial products are meant to monitor the younger people’s earnings and spending habits which will enable them to have better management of profits.
Serge is currently semi-retired but the schedule of his typical day is still intact which involves checking the business that he is presently involved with. Belamant assists in providing guidance and overseeing potential impasses that the company may come across and come up with solutions on how to avoid those problems.
According to Serge Belamant, bringing an idea into life is a matter of understanding the concept itself and what makes it real. This can be done by splitting the concept into the small component, and after that, you have to think of the impact the idea can cause to the users.
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