Bob Rutherford

CEO and Founder of Hedge

Bob Rutherford is the CEO and founder of Hedge, a software platform that allows traditional financial companies to offer digital currencies to their customers in the current regulatory framework.

Latest Posts From Bob Rutherford

The US Is at Risk of Becoming a Second-Tier Financial Hub If Regulators Don’t Embrace Crypto

Among fintech enthusiasts, cryptocurrency is often the life of the party — and regulation is the elephant in the room. For a while now, we’ve heard whispers about the need for crypto-specific regulations in the community, and after appointing the first-ever senior advisor for digital assets and innovation back in June, it’s clear the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission […]

Most People Are Dead Wrong About Bitcoin and Criminals

It seems that these days, cryptocurrency can’t catch a break in the news cycle. In early April, the Securities and Exchange Commission urged a federal judge to freeze $27 million that was allegedly garnered through the illegal sale of shares in LongFin — a company whose stock shot from $5 to $142 after announcing it was acquiring […]