Serge Belamant was born in the City of Tulle, France where he spent most of his early childhood. His family relocated to South Africa where he studied computer science at Witwatersrand University in Johannesburg. He designed Universal Electronic Payment Systems and later founded Net1 UEPS Technologies Inc in 1989. In collaboration with Net1, Belamant designed a digital payment system used for transmission of benefit allocations particularly the regions of South Africa. Net1 currently is the most preferred software technology company for emerging and existing economies. Later in 1995, he made partner with VISA and designed the COPAC, Chip Offline Pre-Authorized Card, chip.
Serge Belamant founded Zilch Technologies based in United Kingdom. The notion of presenting Zilch Technologies was presented to him by his son, Philip, an IT engineer whose studies grace him with a degree in computer science. Zilch Tech focuses on the power of social media to offer the youth innovative and affordable financial products and services that relate to their lifestyle and choice of living.
Although Serge Belamant knowledge about biology and chemistry in not much, he is surprisingly interested in the trend of simplicity and complexities of DNA analysis and believes that the genome is some type of computer algorithm that can recode itself in accordance with its state and events. In his words, allowing the bridging of various fields such as medicine and computer science grants for the creation of foreign ideas and the development of solutions that are relevant to the problem being handled and facilitates oblique reasoning.
Serge Belamant advisory service is presented at Prism Group Holdings Pty Ltd and is also at the board of advisors at MediKredit Integrated Healthcare Solutions. An advice that he offers to everyone is that people should challenge their selves, challenge their thinking and challenge their own ideas and views at an individual level. His business strategy that helped grow his business career, offence and defense, develops a back up plan to ensure the continuation of the business such that in the event of a loss, assurance of winning halfway through the loss is guaranteed.
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