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Habito: The Purely-Functional Mortgage Broker

The tech stack a business chooses impacts the company in many ways - who joins, what they build, what their values are and, ultimately, whether or not the enterprise succeeds. While in recent years functional programming has seen a resurgence, it remains a niche choice that to many highly pressured start-ups might look risky. Habito, the leading digital mortgage broker, is now in its third year. With several major accolades to its name already, the fact that it is built on a purely-functional tech stack sometimes slips under the radar. Habito VP of Engineering, Will will take you through the details, wins and trade-offs that have brought Habito to where it is today and where it's going next.



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Will Jones

VP of Engineering, @Habito

Will Jones is a polyglot software engineer and passionate teacher with over eight years' experience building applications, creating products and educating other developers and computer scientists. Since obtaining a first-class master's degree and subsequently a PhD in Computing from Imperial...

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Windsor, 5th flr.

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Advances in FinTech

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Interview AvailableFinancial ApplicationsFunctional ProgrammingLondon

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