The blockchain is one of the best innovations of our time, and Serge Belamant was the person who opened up doors by designing the first ever blockchain. This contributions points Belamant’s importance in the blockchain debate and more specifically the future of technology. Although the technology is instrumental in improving operations of different industries, his primary target was the financial market.
Regardless of the market, Serge Belamant is happy that his brainchild is transforming operations of almost every industry around the world. He hopes that this brainchild will open up more innovation spaces in the near future and specifically in 2019.
One of his greatest breakthrough in the use of this technology was in the mid-1990s. Serge Belamant points out that although mainstream banks were reluctant to adopt this new technology, they finally gave it a trial. During this time, he was working in a start-up company, and this meant that lobbying banks and other financial institutions were a matter of life and death.
Because of his excellent communication skills, he was able to enroll a number of companies, (in the financial sector), to this technology. Thanks to this first success in the financial market, the startup was able to be the first ever technology-centered company to be part of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. Up-to-date, Net1 Technology continues to be one of the most futurist companies in this part of the world, thanks to Serge Belamant innovation. To know more about him click here.
The journey to redefine some realities in the technology world points to a determined professional, who apart from getting the best exposure academically Serge Belamant has a passion for providing solutions. His journey to this career path dates back to when he was just 14 years. It was during this time that the French-born inventor decided to relocate to Johannesburg, South Africa.
According to him, there was a couple of things exciting about South Africa, and one of these things is the education system. Relocating meant that he had to learn English. It is in this country that he made some brave moves such as switching academic paths from engineering to IT. During this period, IT was less popular, but Belamant had already made his mind.