Starr Cos. News

AI Startup Cytora Raises $32.5M to Expand Commercial Insurance Products, Geographies

Cytora, the London-based provider of artificial intelligence-powered solutions for the commercial insurance industry, announced it has raised £25 million ($32.5 million) in new financing, which will be used to accelerate expansion of the company’s product suite as well as its …

Starr Int’l Insurance Philippines Branch Names Ex-Ambassador Cuisia as Chairman

Starr Cos. announced the appointment of Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia Jr. as chairman of Starr International Insurance Philippines Branch, a branch of Starr International Insurance (Asia) Ltd., a company established and licensed to write general insurance in Hong Kong. Cuisia …

Artificial Intelligence Startup Cytora Raises $5.9M from QBE, Starr, Other Investors

Artificial intelligence startup Cytora has raised $5.9 million in new financing from investors including divisions of QBE’s venture capital arm and Starr Cos. QBE Ventures, Starr Global Holding, Cambridge Innovation Capital, Cambridge Enterprise and Parkwalk Advisors all participated in the …

Starr Cos. Forms Canadian A&H Division, with Claughton & Hughes at Helm

Starr Cos. has launched an Accident & Health Division, based in Toronto, Canada. A&H coverages provided include business travel accident; group basic and voluntary accidental death & dismemberment; critical illness; and emergency out-of-province medical. “Starr continues to expand its capabilities …

Starr Cos. Forms Agreement with SMARTT MGA for General Aviation Business

Starr Cos. announced an agreement with SMARTT MGA to act as agents for Starr International (Europe) Ltd. to provide automated quotes and policy documentation for light general aviation business. “We have built a close and fruitful relationship with SMARTT and …

Starr Reaffirms Commitment to Singapore Insurance Market with Subsidiary SIIS

Starr Cos. reaffirmed its commitment to the Singapore insurance market, despite the fact it has decided to discontinue underwriting new business through the Starr Singapore Underwriting Agents, representing its Lloyd’s Syndicate 1919. Starr emphasized that Starr International Insurance Singapore Pte. …

Starr Cos. Now Offers Commercial Auto Coverages in Canada

Starr Cos. announced it has introduced commercial primary auto coverages in all provinces and territories in Canada. “This allows Starr to better support our primary general liability accounts by offering commercial auto to our insureds,” stated Hano Pak the chief …

Starr Cos. Names Conti Branch Manager of Seattle Office

Starr Cos. has named Leslie Conti branch manager of its newly opened Seattle, Wash. office. Conti will be responsible for growth and financial performance as well as broker and client relationships for the Pacific Northwest. Her underwriting responsibilities include excess …

Starr Companies Names Coleman Western Region Vice President

Starr Cos. has named Andrea Coleman regional vice president for the Western region. Coleman will be located in Starr’s San Francisco office, where she will be responsible for the field leadership in the Western region. She reports to Robert Cruz, …

Starr Companies Expand Travel Insurance Services to Cuba

Starr Companies has expanded the availability of its travel insurance and assistance services for travel to Cuba. These plans provide trip cancellation and trip interruption insurance as well as accident and sickness benefits. In addition, the plans provide the coordination …