In the past few decades, Serge Belamant has been a major figure in the technological advancement of the financial banking system across the world. His contributions towards providing the people of South Africa the ability to acquire their welfare grants in a quicker and convenient way has made him one of the most revered businessmen and innovators today. Serge Belamant today is the co-founder of Zilch Technologies, a United Kingdom-based tech company. We recently sat down with Serge Belamant in order to find out a little more about the man behind these successful ventures in the banking industry.
How did you get the idea for Zilch Tech?
The idea for the company actually came from my son who’s an engineer, says Mr.Belamant. The introduction of social media into everyone’s lives helped him understand the possibilities of offering young people affordable financial products that correlate with their lifestyle.
What is a typical day for you?
Although Mr.Belamant is currently semi-retired he begins his days like any other in his life, with a to-do list. He goes on to say that other than taking care of what needs to be taken care he does offer from time to time the company his take on important manners and or when problems arise.
How do you make your ideas into reality?
Bringing them into life is not an easy process, says Serge Belamant. An idea if one wishes to go along with it must be torn down to its simplest components in order to study every aspect of it if by the end the idea still makes senses to you then that’s when you should take action with it.
What is one habit that makes you such a success?
Serge Belamant states that his yearning to find the root cause of a problem is what keeps him going and ultimately what has lead to his success. Although his family and friends are annoyed by the process, Mr. Belamant does not let up on a problem until its corrected or redone into a better version.