Elixir continues to be a popular language amongst Developers and there is an ever-growing increase on companies switching to using Elixir to solve their technical needs. Let’s take a look at 6 different UK companies using Elixir in a variety of industries including beauty, travel and data.
1. Fresha - https://www.fresha.com
Fresha is a popular booking platform used by both individuals & companies within the beauty & wellness industry. With a user base of over 300,000, Fresha makes discovering businesses, making bookings & paying for services both fast and secure.
They also offer an all-in-one platform to manage business operations using purpose-built software and financial technology solutions.
Fresha’s services are built using Elixir, Ruby and Typescript. The language used depends on which suits the job the best. Elixir allows for their high-demand systems to offer real-time information & ensure the process is as smooth as possible.
2. Duffel - https://duffel.com
Duffel is a toolkit for the selling of flights online. They provide travel companies with the platform needed to create powerful, yet flexible systems. The team at Duffel have built infrastructure that underpins the travel industry, enabling businesses to grow and develop. Their aim is to modernise the digital aspects of the travel industry & improve the overall experience for travellers & staff.
With Duffel’s system you can search, book and pay for flights as well as manage orders. They are currently working with many big companies including British Airways, Turkish Airlines and Ulysse.
They use a mixture of Elixir, Ruby, Python and Node.js to build their platform. Elixir is used to develop their flight and payment APIs.
3. SoPost - https://sopost.com/
SoPost helps hundreds of retailers and publishers to run successful product sampling campaigns. They have over 350 brand partnerships and they send at least 1 order out every 2 seconds. SoPost helps companies to generate more sales, launch new products and to gather reviews. They enable brands to run the most powerful product sampling campaigns in the world, with a focus on relevance, data and analytics.
They use a variety of tech including Elixir to maintain their high-scale systems and to build new features.
4. Hazy - https://hazy.com/
Hazy is a synthetic data platform which provides sophisticated data analysis without compromising on privacy and speed. Hazy specialises within the financial services, helping insurance companies and banks reduce their compliance risk whilst increasing data agility and speed. They use advanced AI/ML tech to generate smart synthetic data that is safe and private.
Their platform can be used in several different cases including fraud modelling, credit risk, financial crime, asset management and more. They’re used by many well-known companies & institutions including Nationwide Bank, BMW group and HM Government.
Elixir is the backbone of their system, it is used for the data management control systems and enables data flow, message passing and for private-cloud environments.
5. Mortgage Broker Tools - https://www.mortgagebrokertools.co.uk/
Mortgage Broker Tools have created the next generation of mortgage research tools in order to assist mortgage advisors and lenders. They have developed an affordability tool that enables mortgage advisors to complete fast, accurate and comprehensive checks.
Their platform is used by over 100 lenders covering residential and buy-to-let properties including Virgin Money, Santander and M&S Bank.
Mortgage Broker Tools migrated their core services from Ruby on Rails to Elixir to ensure a more scalable and efficient platform.
6. Alertive - https://alertive.co.uk/
Alertive are on a mission to help improve communication for frontline NHS workers. The NHS is one of the world’s largest employers with over 1 million employees.
Alertive has developed mobile and desktop applications to simplify teamwork for NHS workers, connecting them with the relevant colleagues & patient information that is needed to make critical decisions whilst caring for them. Their integrated communication & workflow products speed up treatments and improve staff efficiency. This allows them to deliver better, faster outcomes for their patients.
They use Elixir & Erlang to build an efficient, secure and reliable platform. Elixir enables them to scale their system when needed and to provide maximum speed.