Serge Belamant, an entrepreneur and computer scientist, helped create numerous cryptocurrencies. He developed programs that allow companies and individuals to process quickly deposits, investments, and payments. All in a secure environment. He was born in France in 1953. At age 14, his family moved to South Africa. During and after this move, Serge learned how to converse as well as read and write English. He learned English well enough to go to high school in Johannesburg, South Africa. He was involved in many activities but loved rugby. He was also Captain of a couple of clubs at high school in 1970 – the science club and the bridge club.
Besides athletics and his work in class, he loved to play chess. He was good at it. He participated in the South African chess championships in 1972. Serge Belamant then proceeded to engage in a college career where he studied multiple things. However, he never earned his degree. When he was 22, he decided that he was going to work. He found employment very soon. At one of his first jobs, he created applications to find the ideal water levels in dams. This helped cities and countries predict and prevent future droughts. In his employment, he fostered the development of digital mapping, various statistical methods that enhanced road network analysis.
At one workplace, he also developed a scientifically based financial management system. He was appointed to Bancorp Corporation to help with risk management and analysis. Further in his career, he invented a national ATM switch and was able to get contracts that provided him with hardware and computers for that ATM system. Serge Belamant came to the United States. He invented the COPAC, which is a security feature for credit cards against fraud, PINS, etc. Wherever Serge Belamant works, he wrestles with the status quo and invents new tools that have helped the banking world. Without his creativity and knowledge, certain sectors of the world might still be behind the times.