A Team You Can Trust
Our team of small business funding specialists are here to get your company the funds you need to grow your business.
Alon manages Invoice Cycle's Finance Department and has a key involvement with the risk decisioning team.
Prior to this, Alon held the role of senior finanical analyst at Merchant Money in the UK and Financial Manager at
Standard Bank in South Africa. Alon holds a Bachelors degree in Accounting with Honours in Financial Management
from the University of Johannesburg and is an accredited CIMA member.
DE Managing Director
Justus is our country manager for Germany. He previously worked as a
strategy consultant in the financial services practice of Strategy&, part of
PwC, and gained experience in mergers & acquisitions at Leonardo &
Co. (now part of Houlihan Lokey) as well as mutares AG, a mid-cap
private equity firm. Justus holds an MSc in Finance and Management
from Cranfield University and has done academic research in the fields
of financial system stability and SME financing.
Hannah manages Invoice Cycle’s internal finances, including reconciliations, investor
returns, borrower payouts and collections. She has over 13 years of book keeping and
accountancy experience, and previously worked for Chestnut Holdings Inc, a large New York based real
estate investment and management firm. She graduated from Queens College NY, with a
BS in Accounting.
Michel heads up our German healthcare finance operations, and is based in Berlin. He previously ran the 250m USD Cheyne Capital Global EM fund, and has held senior
positions for Deutsche Bank and Morgan Stanley in the Debt Capital Markets divisions. Michel is a graduate in economics from University of London
Jeremy Esekow PHD
Co-Founder, Risk and Operations
Conceived and co-founded Behalf.com, an online business lending platform which reinvented the manner in which trade credit is granted. Jeremy holds a PhD from University of Cape Town,
where he researched alternative lending technologies and risk behavior.
Business Operations Manager
David manages Invoice Cycle’s internal operations, structuring our operational systems, and dealing with customer account management.
Previously David was part of the operations team at Barclays Capital, where he helped structure operational flows and manage transactions for the fixed income trading group.
David holds a Bsc in Management Sciences from the London School of Economics.
CEO and Founder
Gideon set up Invoice Cycle to help growing businesses finance themselves quickly and efficiently. Previously he worked in Morgan Stanley’s Investment
Management Division and as an investor at JVP, a leading venture capital fund. He is a graduate of the London School of Economics .
UK Managing Director
Dave was previously Head of Business Development for Royal Bank of Scotland Invoice Finance and he has also held senior positions with Santander and the Lloyds Banking Group.
He also has start-up pedigree having been part of the group that started Hassle.com, “a cleaner on demand” platform that was acquired by Helping in 2015.
Senior Relationship Manager
Steve works as a Senior Relationship Manager for Invoice Cycle, focused on UK clients with a turnover between £1 million £5+ million.
Steve brings a wealth of experience to Invoice Cycle, having previously spent over a decade as a relationship manager within Lloyds Banking Group.
In his spare time he is a keen golfer and Arsenal supporter (!).
Sam brings experience in business development and analysis from both the corporate and start-up worlds. Previously he has worked at Orbis Investment
Management and as an associate in a diversified family office, followed by a stint with All St, the leading producer of research on crowdfunding deals.
Sam has a degree in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge, Queens’ College.
David is strategic product expert with over 15 years experience building world class startups. Previously he was a product manager at Fundbox,
a US based online business lender, where he was responsible for defining much of the product and driving growth. He was also an early product managers at Fiverr,
where he lead the product growth team, and a product manager at Seeking Alpha.
Darren has over 12 years of software development experience and heads the development of the company's development stack. He was previously a
lead developer at Inflection, a big data company focused on business filings and public document analysis.
Business Development Associate
Jacob is responsible for supporting our customer origination programs,
and assisting clients during the on-boarding process. Prior to Invoice Cycle Jacob was a Sales Associate for British Telecom, and Fuel Card services.
He studied History at the University of Kent and has spent time living in China, teaching English.