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The exciting life of blockchain patent holder, Serge Belamant


Born and raised in France, Tulle till the age of 14 before moving with his family to South Africa, Serge Belamant is among the individuals who made it possible for crypto currencies like bit coin to see the light of the day. He laid the foundation of crypto by coming up with blockchain technology and has a patent to show for it.

Ever since his prime years, Mr. Belamant has always been a pacesetter. For instance, during his high school years in South Africa, he displayed excellence in both academics and co-curricular activities. He was getting clean grades in class and was exemplary in co-curricular activities such as rugby and chess. Serge Belamant represented his school in science and math clubs countless times, and at the same time was winning for it in rugby and chess tournaments. He even represented his school in the esteemed South African Chess Championships and was only six positions shy from the top scorer in the entire country. This did not go unnoticed, as he was appointed house captain, head prefect and the leader of various clubs in the school.

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For his higher education, Serge Belamant went to Witwatersrand University in Johannesburg where during his first year, he pursued an engineering degree. He nevertheless soon realized that his passion lies in working with computers, and took on a computer science degree during the second year. However, during his third year, Serge once again shifted his perspective and decided to pursue a degree in information systems at the University of South Africa during his third year. Nonetheless, he dropped out before the end of the year as he realized he was repeating the same things that he had learned at his previous university and began his job hunt.

Given his genius mind, and the skills he had earned while pursuing engineering, computer science, and information systems, it was not long before he found a job. He secured a position at Matrix where he was a perfect match as his role required skills in the three mentioned fields. Since Matrix, Serge Belamant has not only had the opportunity to work with a series of renowned companies but has also gone on to establish his firms. These include NET1 Technologies through which he laid the foundation for blockchain, and now Zilch technologies, which is based in the US.

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