Serge Belamant, Africa’s ‘Bill Gates’ Forms Blockchain Technology

Alec Hogg, a financial expert who has been analyzing financial markets for many years, once called Serge Christian Belamant the Steve Jobs and Bill Gates of Africa. Serge Belamant, is the founding father of Blockchain technologies. He was born in 1953 in Tulle, France. He, however, did not spend his whole teenage life in Europe because his family moved to South Africa. Upon arrival, Pierre was then admitted to Highlands North High School for Boys.

Belamant was an excellent student both academically and in sports. He later graduated with an exemption pass for the university. He first went to study engineering at the Witwatersrand University but then choose to study computer science and applied mathematics. On his third year of studies, he transferred to the University of South Africa (UNISA) where he went on to study information systems. Christian went on to enter the workforce when he was 22 years old.

Blockchain technologies are one of Christian Belamant’s great implementations. He developed the technologies through his innovations as a software developer as well as an applications developer. Serge explains Blockchain technologies in the best manner using apps and software. For instance, he explains blockchain technology as a ledger or list of records that are merged with cryptography.

For Serge Belamant, individual ledgers have transaction data as well as a cryptographic timestamp. Originally, blockchain technology was brought into existence to help the financial services sector. Blockchain was intended to increase the accuracy, transparency and the security of data in the organizations as well as the customers.

Serge Belamant is recognized as the first implementer of blockchain technologies. He developed blockchain technologies via the use of smart cards. The Smart cards have a microcontroller that can form an independently distributed transaction ledger. Numerous cryptocurrencies have been created through blockchain technologies. This great technology has allowed banks, private individuals and government’s process activities ranging from deposits, withdrawals, payments to investments in a secure environment.

Serge Belamant left the Net 1 Technologies and later on formed Zilch Technology Limited which focus is on his many inventions as a developer mostly in the banking sector. He remains active in the company by inventing numerous blockchain technologies, which have taken the cryptocurrency market far.  Net1 CEO Serge Belamant to take early retirement