CEO and co-founder.
Philip Belamant.

Philip is the CEO & Co-Founder of Zilch.

Philip has led the company to become Europe’s fastest-ever company to go from launch in 2020 to unicorn status in 14 months and reaching over 2 million customers in just 18 months, 2-3 years faster than other unicorn peers. Philip’s background has always focused on technology for social impact and is the foundation that drives Zilch’s unique ad-subsidised business model, and its vision to “Eliminate the cost of consumer credit. For good.” As of Q3 2023, Zilch had created over £300m in savings for its now 3.5 million registered customers.

Philip is a serial tech entrepreneur with more than 20 years experience in fintech. He has been recognised with multiple awards, including the UK’s Great British Entrepreneur of the Year, the prestigious EY Entrepreneur of the Year award and Business Leader of the Year in Credit. Philip graduated Cum Laude from RAU University in South Africa, where he completed both BscIT and BscIT Honors degrees.

Philip Belamant.