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Making business insurance frictionless and fair.

About

Insurance is vital to the economy, giving businesses the confidence to realise their ambitions in the face of uncertainty. But the underlying systems that insurance is built on are failing to serve the needs of society today, leaving businesses vulnerable to risk. Cytora is building the new foundations for commercial insurance, enabling insurers to underwrite more accurately and deliver fairer prices to their customers. Our goal is to elevate the insurance industry to a new standard where insurance is simple, fast, and transparent, built on a foundation of tractable data.

History

2014
Founded and spun out of the University of Cambridge
2015
Proprietary Risk Engine technology developed and refined
2016
Launched Risk Engine API
2017
Partnered with world-leading, global insurers such as QBE, Starr and XL Catlin
Opened office in Ljubljana
Closed $7.6M series A round with QBE, Starr and Cambridge Innovation Capital
Risk Engine deployed globally across commercial lines
2018
Opened office in Sydney
Launched Cytora Underwrite

Our People

Cytora was founded by a team of machine learning scientists, data engineers, and strategists. We believe that in the next decade, insurance will become simple, frictionless, and transparent, driven by an exponential growth in data liquidity.

Hamzah Chaudhry

Hamzah Chaudhary

Deployment Director - US

“I get to see my impact every day in the work we do and I’m always being challenged.”

Jose and Adam

José Miguel Antunes

Data Engineer

“I love the diversity of backgrounds and skill sets at Cytora, everyone brings a unique perspective.”

Emma Mayer

Marketing Director

“It's incredibly rewarding to contribute to projects that have global impact alongside such a talented, humble team."

Katie Hindson

Katie Hindson

Lead Data Analyst

“The people I work with inspire me and motivate me to push myself every day.”

Advisory Board

Our advisory board is made up of insurance industry leaders and builders of some of the world's most successful technology companies. Together, we are creating a new way to conceptualise, price and deliver insurance.

Richard Coleman

Richard Coleman

Advisor

Previously Managing Director of Zurich's UK Commercial Broker business

Bill Byrne

Bill Byrne

Advisor

Head of Information Engineering division at the University of Cambridge

Ted Briscoe

Ted Briscoe

Advisor

Professor of Computational Linguistics at the University of Cambridge

Richard Gibson

Richard Gibson

Non-executive Chairman

Previously Executive Chairman at Swiftkey (acquired by Microsoft)

Alan Morgan

Investor and Advisor

Chairman of MMC Ventures, Non-Executive Director of companies including Future Route, Funding Options and Obillex

Paul Forster

Investor and Advisor

Co-founder and former CEO of Indeed.com

Ilkka Paananen

Investor and Advisory

Co-founder and CEO of Supercell

Matthew Grant

Investor and Advisory

Founder of Abernite, former RMS executive