The fintech disruptor Philip Belamant, best known as the CEO and founder ZilchTech, is the key player behind what may be the most significant financial innovation of our time. Philip Belamant has boldly taken on existing financial institutions and changed how one-third of the global workforce accesses and manages their funds.ZilchTech is a free app that lets investors manage and invest in 39 different asset classes from a single mobile device used for trading with any broker on the planet. The app also features digital currency, equities, futures, options, ETFs, etc.
Belamant has received numerous achievements throughout his career. In 2012, he was named one of the top entrepreneurial innovators by the World Economic Forum. By 2013, he received a place in the Digital Finance Hall of Fame, and in 2014, Philip Belamant was invited to speak at the Davos World Economic Forum. In 2015, Belamant was recently awarded the Peter F. Drucker Award for Nonprofit Innovation Leadership.
Belamant was also named one of the Top 50 Tech Leaders Under 30 by Forbes Magazine in 2013, a producer at CNBC, and a contributor to The Wall Street Journal, Al Jazeera English, and Channel NewsAsia.
Belamant started his career as a technical engineer in the IT sector, working on many projects before moving into financial services. He went on to work for Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, and JP Morgan before launching ZilchTech from his Singapore apartment in 2011.
The company name ZilchTech is a play on the words zero cents, as Philip Belamant developed the app to be accessible for its users.
In September 2014, ZilchTech was dubbed one of Singapore’s most innovative financial technology startups by the Monetary Authority of Singapore. The app has grown by leaps and bounds since its launch in 2011. It boasts over 2 million active users in one hundred countries and an increasingly impressive array of features that include digital currency, equities, futures, options, ETFs, etc.
The app makes investors’ money management simple and stress-free. ZilchTech users can invest in one client account, one virtual account, and a group of portfolios. The platform is straightforward; the app’s interface is intuitive and user-friendly.