Visor, a San Francisco, CA-based provider of an online tech-enabled tax advisory service, raised $9m in Series A funding.
The round, which brought total funding raised to date to $15.5m, was led by Defy with participation from Unusual Ventures, SVB Capital, Obvious Ventures, Fika Ventures and Boxgroup. In conjunction with the funding, Neil Sequeira, managing partner and co-founder of Defy, has joined visor’s board.
The company intends to use the funds to expand operations and its business reach.
Founded in 2016 by CEO Gernot Zacke, Visor combines dynamic tax advisors and intelligent technology, to create financial strategies that optimizes assets and income. Its tool leverages machine learning to pinpoint exact deductions, giving advisors a data-driven understanding that maximizes savings.
Visor also allows users to connect to advisors through an app to be guided through life’s red tape and simplify finances.
The service currently advises urban professionals in Miami, FL, New York, NY, Philadelphia, PA, Phoenix, AZ, San Francisco, CA, Seattle, WA, Washington, DC, Atlanta, GA, Boston, MA, Chicago, IL, Dallas, TX, Denver, CO, Houston, TX, and Los Angeles, CA.