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View from the Nest: Continuing Rapid Growth in Q2 2019

Product launches, new corvids, and updates to our tech are just a few things that have us singing after a busy second quarter.

Corvus Insurance: Second Quarter Highlights

As the Corvus team kicks off Summer 2019, we’re looking forward to more than just sunny weather and trips to the beach. Product launches, new corvids, and updates to our tech are just a few things that have us singing after a busy second quarter. Thank you so much to our broker partners that have worked with Corvus to make Q2 our biggest quarter yet! 

[LOGO] Corvus Insurance Bird

Get To Know Corvids:

Crows are cooperative breeders. This means that they stay close to where they were born, often helping to raise and defend the area’s young chicks. 

New Nests and A Growing Flock

Back in Q1, we announced the launch of our Dallas and L.A offices. The momentum in growing our Smart Cyber Insurance business continued in Q2 as Corvus founded new nests in Chicago and Atlanta, with Vice Presidents of Cyber Underwriting Amanda Stantzos and Joel Fehrman heading up those locations.

Meanwhile, VP of Cyber Underwriting Peter Hedberg joined the team to bolster our presence in New York City, and we continued hiring in Boston and L.A. as well. It’s been an exciting period of growth for the team, and it will continue this quarter!

[PHOTOGRAPH] Happy Corvus Employees
Our Flock has expanded by leaps and bounds in 2019!

Smart Commercial Insurance Updates:

The Data Science team at Corvus has made great strides toward enhancing our Dynamic Loss Prevention reports. During the last few months, our proprietary database of breach incidents has identified several new cyber risk indicators that will be integrated into the reports this coming quarter.

Speaking of Dynamic Loss Prevention, this past quarter we released some new tools and materials for brokers to help understand the DLP reports. Then we invite you to go deeper on understanding the Corvus Scan and how we map cyber risks to insurance coverages.

Additionally, we announced some news that got Cargo brokers excited in Q2: We’ve taken flight (or rather, to the sea) with the shipment of hemp/CBD products and all aspects of the wine industry –wineries, distributors, and wholesalers. If you’re interested in learning more about what we are underwriting within these product categories, email us at flock@corvusinsurance.com

Smart Content:

Silent Cyber: Threat or Opportunity? How Silent Cyber Became a Leading Risk, and How Insurers Can Reduce Exposure

Smart Commercial Insurance: New Data Sources Fuel New Underwriting Era

  • Phil also shared his thoughts on how differentiated data is changing the entire underwriting process in the June issue of Carrier Management — click to read the full article

IUA Response Shows Need for Real Solutions

  • Head of Cyber Underwriting, Mike Karbassi, addressed news out of the International Underwriting Association and their policy toward affirming and excluding cyber risk from P/C policies in a recent blog post – click to read the post

Silent Cyber Threatens Brokers Too: E&O Risk in Cyber

Thanks for reading!

About Corvus Insurance

Corvus Insurance, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Travelers Companies, Inc., is building a safer world through insurance products that help to reduce cyber risk for policyholders. Corvus Insurance's Smart Cyber Insurance® and Smart Tech E+O® products include broad coverage, in-house claims handling, and risk prevention services that help prevent cyberattacks through threat alerts for policyholders and the partnership of our in-house cybersecurity experts. 

Corvus Insurance offers insurance products in the U.S., Middle East, Europe, Canada, and Australia. Corvus Insurance, Corvus London Markets, and Corvus Germany are the marketing names used to refer to Corvus Insurance Agency, LLC; Corvus Agency Limited; and Corvus Underwriting GmbH. All entities are subsidiaries of Corvus Insurance Holdings, Inc. For more information, visit corvusinsurance.com.

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