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XL Academics

Building web platforms for educational institutions, community organizations & employers to ready individuals for life in a knowledge-based economy

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Rockford, IL, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded February 2006
  • Employees 4
  • Website xlacademics.com

Company Summary

XLA specializes in creating custom web-based software solutions for educational institutions, community organizations & employers to prepare individuals for participation in a knowledge-based economy. XLA’s suite of interactive solutions connect students to mentors, facilitate employer placement through talent development, and increases donor gifts by keeping alumni engaged in the continued development of individuals served by your organization.


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    Founder & CEO

    Excell Lewis experience in higher education and business development spans over a decade. Mr. Lewis secured funding resources and assisted in the management of entities in excess of $30 Million. He has experience in strategic planning, and leadership development. Mr. Lewis contributed to the South Korean Human Resource Project with NIU. Overseas, he explored adult education and career development. As a leader,Mr. Lewis is a driven strategist.

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    Lead Technical Software Developer

    With more than a decade of international experience in the technology industry, Mr. Pradeep Rajula has held leadership positions in privately held companies in India. Mr. Rajula continues to lead recruitment efforts both in India as well as the United States to increase graduation rates for minorities in the field of Computer Science. Mr. Rajula graduated with a Master of Science Degree in Computer Science from Northern Illinois University.


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    Kevin Poorten
    Kishwaukee Health System, President & CEO
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    Jim Keeling
    Hinshaw & Culbertson, Partner
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    David Paczak
    Wipfli CPA's & Consultants, Partner
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    UW - Madison, Assistant Dean, College of LA&S

Previous Investors

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    City of Rockford - Micro Enterprise Loan
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    Friends and Family Round of Funding (Jeanette Lewis)