R3 is an innovation firm focused on building and empowering the next generation of global financial services technology.

Crypto 2.0

Intelligent application of cryptographic technology and distributed ledger-based protocols within global financial markets


Innovative new execution solutions which redefine the trading experience for existing and evolving asset classes



Targeted early stage investments in forward thinking companies that seek to shape the next generation of financial services

Led by former ICAP electronic broking CEO David Rutter, R3 is made up of financial industry veterans, technologists, new tech entrepreneurs and subject matter experts, bringing together expertise to rethink and improve the modern financial markets ecosystem. 



With over 30 years of experience leading some of Wall Street’s top institutions, David is a longtime creative thought leader in financial markets and innovation and has played a significant role in the adoption of electronic trading in the global OTC derivatives industry. David served for ten years as the CEO of Electronic Broking at ICAP Plc, the world’s largest interdealer broker, where he led the BrokerTec fixed income and EBS foreign exchange platforms, two of the largest electronic OTC platforms in the world. Prior to ICAP, David was co-owner and CEO (Americas) of Prebon Yamane. David also acts as an advisor and board member to several financial services corporations and charities.



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