Serge Belamant: Founder of Zilch Technology Limited

Born in France in 1953, Serge Belamant has accomplished many events and goals throughout his lifetime so far and has many more to come. In his early life Serge moved from France all the way to South Africa with his family and father. Belament had to learn how to write and speak English fluently when landing in Africa. He shined in such sports like rugby and was an advanced complex chess player. His actions became almost perfect in 1972 when he was awarded full colors in rugby, athletics, chess, and academics. Serge Belamant attended Witwatersrand University and there he studied engineering but later would change his field of studies to computer science and Applied Mathematics. Unfortunately, Serge did not finish his schooling as he would be required to repeat subjects that he had already passed before.

Early in his career he joined an engineering company called Matrix, which worked on little to medium-sized IBM computers at the time using top of the line element analysis software. Moving along, Belament obtained an occupation at Control Data. Control Data is a supercomputer manufacturer company to join and assist the application support force named Cybernet. He was granted the analyst of the year in 1980.

A couple years later, Serge Would find himself winning yet again another analyst of the year award in 1982. After that, he moved occupations to a company called Databank to invent the first scientifically pursued financial process in use of Control Data equipment. Moving on, Belamant joined SASWITCH to pursue the IT Division and Developed an implemented national ATM panel in RSA links to every RSA Bank using Stratus software or computers. SASWITCH became the second most immense ATM switch on planet earth after these events.

1989 is the year that Serge Belamant finally completed the development and software for the newly presented SASWITCH system. Shortly after that, Serge decided to resign from SASWITCH and start his own company that was named Net1. Net1 was founded in October 1989. In 1995, Visa and Net1 came to an agreement for Serge Belamant to Develop a up to date visa interface named COPAC (Chip Offline Authorized Card). Net1 mostly grew outside of the United States such as in Africa and signed contracts and deals in Namibia, Botswana, Russia, Iraq, and much more. Net1 capitalism at times and in its prime reached more than the two billion USD threshold.

Contact Serge Belamant: patents.justia.com/inventor/serge-christian-pierre-belamant

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