Serge Belamant’s Contribution to the Financial System

Serge Belamant’s birthplace is Tulle, France; he grew up there until he was 14 when his father moved to South Africa. They moved since his father had to continue working as a tiler. Serge Belamant went to Johannesburg’s Witwatersrand University where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in computer science and technology. Serge has worked with various institutions throughout his career life. He has used expertise in coding and vast knowledge of computers to become successful and help several companies. Serge Belamant has developed and designed technologies that have contributed a lot to the development of the banking industry. Most of the technologies are used up to date in financial institutions. Serge is the founder of blockchain technology which has created efficiency and transparency in financial running’s.In 1989, Serge Belamant launched Net1 UEPS Technologies; this was the first company that Serge founded. The firm deals with the development of UEPS. Serge created UEPS technologies without anyone’s help. Together with NET1, Serge also developed a payment system that runs on a digital platform. The payment scheme was to help with the allocation of cash across South Africa to every region that required funds. The technology became a success and is currently used across several other countries including Iraq. Serge also assisted VISA to develop an offline card chip that will be used to make payments and withdrawals. The card is currently used worldwide in the form of credit and debit cards. Serge Belamant is currently working with Zilch Technologies. Serge came up with the idea to develop Zilch through a discussion he was having with his son. Serge Belamant and his son, Philip were talking about the influence of social media in most operations and how it can be used in the financial sector. Serge was thinking of developing technology that would help individuals with their finances. The technology would access people banks and analyze how they spend and save and provide valuable financial solutions. Serge believes that for one to make capital, they should focus on opportunities that need to be worked on and not focus on money-making opportunities. Through this, they will finally be able to make the capital they need.

To know more about Serge Belamant, visit here: https://uk.linkedin.com/in/serge-belamant

 

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