vATM: Enabling Seamless CBDC Adoption 


Tuesday 30th April | 3 pm


David Chaum (CEO & Original Founder of

Animesh Ghosh (Founder & CEO, Currency Network)


In this session of FNA’s 60-minute webinar series, The CBDC Broadcast, guests David Chaum and Animesh Ghosh join us to offer insight into Currency Network’s vATM solution.

We’ll hear how this innovative CBDC solution aims to break down the barriers to CBDC adoption by simplifying and reducing the cost of CBDC implementation as our guests discuss how the vATM solutions offer frictionless CBDC payments through the contactless PoS system while ensuring cash-like privacy by combining advanced cryptography with financial messaging.


The session covered: 

  • The key challenges hindering widespread CBDC adoption and how vATM aims to address these issues
  • How the vATM solution simplifies the implementation of CBDC for Central Banks and Commercial Banks
  • How the solution leverages existing merchant payment infrastructure to reduce the cost and complexity of CBDC rollout
  • How the vATM solution offers cash-like transaction privacy for CBDC users
  • The eCash 2.0 technology underpins the privacy capabilities of the vATM solution


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Session #25 Guests

David Chaum

CEO, & Original Founder xx network

Widely recognized as the inventor of Digital Cash, David is currently leading xx network, a completely private, quantum-secure decentralized messaging and payment platform. 

He is also known for other fundamental innovations in cryptography, including privacy technologies such as mix nets and secure voting systems. With a PhD in Computer Science from UC Berkeley, he has taught at NYU Graduate School of Business and the University of California. David is the founder of the International Association for Cryptologic Research, the Cryptography Group at the Center for Mathematics and Computer Science in Amsterdam, and DigiCash. Among his breakthrough projects are digital blind signatures, multiparty computation, and random sample voting.

His work inspired a generation of research and development into cryptocurrencies long before the term itself was explicitly used. 

Animesh Ghosh

Founder & CEO, Currency Network

Animesh is the founder and CEO of Currency Network Ltd (CNL) ‒ a technology company that is advancing a global network for Programmable Currency Distribution and Exchange on Blockchain.

His primary interest lies in the field of Blockchain and AI technologies. He has 24+ years of experience in global companies like Lloyds, RBS, HSBC, Wipro and Infosys. He has been delivering solutions on blockchain for large financial organisations since 2016. He led a team to deliver a global blockchain network that makes any asset transaction possible cross-border on a private blockchain network.

His current focus is to accelerate Programmable Currency distribution and exchange network adoption worldwide enabled by the CNL.


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