Serge Belamant is an expert and patent holder in the blockchain technology industry. He was born Tulle City in French and move d to South Africa when he was aged 14. His father was moving to South Africa to work as a tiling worker and moved with his family. Belamant then joined Witswatersrand University in Johannesburg to study computer science and technology.
In a long career, Serge Balamant has worked with varieties of companies in an array of industry. His love for coding and digital transaction software has built him a solid reputation in the industry. In his career, he has played a key role in the development of many technology projects that have had a meaningful impact in the financial banking sector on a global scale. Read his full interview at Inspirery.com
Serge Belamant’s first company, Net1 UEEPS Technologies concentrated on the creation of universal electronic payment systems. The company he began in 1989 would allow the transfer of charity funds in the whole of South Africa, in areas where there was a need. Belarmant in fact designed these systems all by himself. In 1995 VISA engaged him to create offline chip pre-authorized card. They are the chip credit and debit cards we use today. The system he has created is in countries as far as Iraq and Russia.
Serge Belamant’s son Philip is an IT engineer; he has a company that makes mobile games. Serge Belamant and his son were discussing how powerful social media is in making financial products accessible to the youth. He believes financial products that are youth-friendly can influence positive spending behavior and a good saving culture. Such digital financial products can also provide quality information on improving the financial situation of the youth.
Serge Belamant, however, focuses on solving current problems or even fulfilling most pressing needs among consumers. He is a proponent of identifying problems and needs before they even come to be and working towards solving or fulfilling them. Serge Belamant deeply believes that if one solves a need that is most wanted in the market financial breakthrough is a guarantee. Solving problems and needs should be the priority and not money. That according to him is the key towards a successful entrepreneurial career.