Angel Of The Year Award Recipient 2017
In 2001, Rasool founded Metalogix Software, which won North America’s largest new venture competition (2002), experienced triple digit organic and profitable growth and took on private equity financing (2008). Metalogix is the leading provider of enterprise collaboration and infrastructure solutions to the fortune 5000 (Inc 500 – 2011) and was acquired by Permira in 2014. In 2009, Rasool began investing in early stage technology firms including Backstage, Mediacore, Versly, and Unbounce.
Rasool serves on the boards of numerous not-for-profits in Victoria – The Victoria Foundation, The Victoria Advanced Technology Council and the Community Foundations of Canada.
Since 2010, Rasool has been President of the Heart Pharmacy Group, a family owned and operated retail pharmacy chain in Victoria, BC with 4 locations that serve greater Victoria. The oldest location has been in continuous operation since the 1940’s. Heart Pharmacy is focused on extraordinary patient care and superior clinical service.
In 2013, Rasool co-founded Pomme Natural Markets, a natural & organic retail grocery concept that caters to those who have food sensitivities such as gluten intolerance, dairy intolerance, or are avoiding sugar. Pomme also provides options for those that follow precise dietary paths including vegan, vegetarian and paleo diets and has locations in Port Coquitlam, Vancouver and Nanaimo.
Rasool works with start-ups and acts as an advisor and investor in technology companies in Victoria, Vancouver and San Francisco.