About Alex Glassey
Alex Glassey is the founder and CEO of StratPad Inc. StratPad’s award-winning software represents the best of what Alex has learned in his 30+ years of experience as a serial entrepreneur and advisor to small and medium-sized businesses. StratPad provides a simple, practical approach to business planning that makes sense for entrepreneurs.
Based in Victoria, BC, Canada, Alex is a former “big five” management consultant turned entrepreneur with four successful startups to his credit. Over the years, he has advised hundreds of small businesses on growth and innovation strategies. A dynamic and engaging speaker, Alex presents to business groups worldwide and offers workshops and video-based training on strategy and business planning.
Alex is an adjunct professor in the entrepreneurial program at the University of Victoria. He earned his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Learn more about Alex through LinkedIn, here.
About StratPad Inc.
StratPad Inc. provides tools and training to help startups and small businesses grow. StratPad Cloud software makes strategy and business planning simple and practical for entrepreneurs. The company also delivers workshops and video-based training on strategic business planning for startups and SMBs.
Founded by Alex Glassey in 2014, StratPad Inc. is based in Victoria, BC Canada.
About StratPad Cloud
StratPad Cloud is an all-in-one business planning tool for startups and small businesses. It helps entrepreneurs write a business plan quickly and easily on any computer, laptop or tablet. StratPad instantly creates all the reports entrepreneurs need to raise capital and manage their business to success.
StratPad is cloud-based software that is also available as an iPad app. StratPad was named one of Forbes’ top 10 business apps in 2013. It won Intuit Canada’s Financial Literacy Award and Startup Canada’s People’s Choice Award.
- Helps users write a business plan quickly and easily, guiding them step by step through the process using a series of simple questions and prompts
- Helps users think through their business concept and revenue model and create a strategy for success
- Instantly generates all the reports users need to raise capital and manage the business, including a business plan, strategy map, financial projections and Gantt chart
- Instantly creates an integrated set of financial statements in both summary (one page) and detailed monthly versions
- Enables users to practice “what if” financial scenarios to measure the impact of changes on cash flow
- Helps users track progress on their plan through a business intelligence dashboard that graphs financial and other metrics
- Provides a robust online education in business fundamentals through text and videos on strategy, business planning and finance
StratPad is free forever for those people who only require one business plan and then available by annual subscription ranging from $99USD (for 5 plans) to $179USD (for an unlimited number of plans).
Introduction to StratPad (12-minute video)
StratPad Overview (3-minute video)
“Your business plan software is the best hands down out there and will be a game changer for our small, nimble, and innovative company.” – Franco Dattilo
“This business strategy app is extremely well thought out and encompasses a great deal of knowledge and expertise in the area of strategic thinking, planning, implementation, and finance…As a person in the financial services industry, I have to say I’m impressed.” – Mark Burton
“I have purchased hundreds of apps for my iPad, but StratPad remains the most robust, engaging, uncomplicated and best value for my money so far.” – Folajimi Fadenipo City Gate Consulting
“As a company who works with businesses on their marketing communication strategies, this is a great new tool for helping our clients to first work on their business objectives and planning.” – Tracy McAllister McAllister Marketing
“StratPad has given me the freedom and tools I need to create individualized business strategies for each of my clients and specific action steps to implement them. It has been instrumental in making my clients’ vision a reality.” – Carrie Hensley Healthy Lifestyle Consulting LLC
“I’m using StratPad to build fast-to-market business cases for a corporate telco. It is structured to provide the background reference material, in addition to the actual tools required to build and manage an opportunity. A lot of thought has gone into the interface. I could easily see it being used by startups looking to draft VC documents.” – Wayne Trattles
“I looked over dozens of different businesss plans. StratPad was the most up to date and innovative. StratPad was clear and concise, cost effective and with “to the point” information so you won’t bore your investors to tears. “ – Melissa Sujata Smith