Saturday, September 19, 2020

OBQ 1539: The word of subcontinent.

 India for its sheer size and variety truly justifies itself being described as a sub-continent. Here is a word that provides some proof. Though loosely based on same theme it takes-up different meaning in different parts of India,

Connect these images to the word.

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

OBQ 1538: Price is right.

 Identify the legendary business leader whose idea transformed small mom and pop shops to transform them into one of the biggest industry in the world.

Even his name has enough hints to tell you which industry he was born to work for.

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

OBQ 1537: Electrifying the race.

The race to develop the most practical electric car has all sorts of players from well entrenched like Toyota and VW to the new comers like Tesla and Rimac.

Identify yet another new comer to join the race from its logo.

Sunday, September 6, 2020

OBQ 1536: Tiny island tycoons.

This company that started as a sidekick of all the biggies in the Computer industry went on to become a giant itself one component at a time.

Connect and identify the company.

Friday, September 4, 2020

OBQ 1535: Home is where the heart is.

Migration and Immigration is story of life for millions of people over thousands of years, however one wont leave the comfort of their homes if they have options available in their backyards.

Here is a foundation started by a business visionary from Bollywood that helps people achieve their dreams at home.

Name it.

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

OBQ 1534: Made of ashes.

Some company rise from ashes like Phoenix, but this company has remains of so many companies in its foundation that it can be said that it is made completely from ashes of those failed ventures. Amazingly though today this is one of the most innovative company in the world and though part of a very boring industry on innovation front it rivals any of the new tech giants.

Connect these images to a company.

Saturday, August 29, 2020

OBQ 1533: Very Swiss

 Switzerland is knows for its natural beauty, yummy chocolates and stoic neutrality but it is also known for its history of helping shelter black money from dubious characters from around the world.

Identify the man whose eponymous firm that he founded in 19th century is now gaining infamy in this regard.

Answer: Julius Baer

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

OBQ 1532: New kid in the shire.

 Simply identify the fintech firm that is gaining popularity with its way of doing business.

Answer: Robinhood

Saturday, August 22, 2020

OBQ 1531: Old man and the tree.

If there is a metaphor for the business world where an old man plants a (metaphorical) tree and lot of birds and animals grow under it shade and it yields some sweet fruit then this guy is the one who should be the Old man in that story.

Who is he and which company did he start?

Answer: Don Valentine of Sequoia capital

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

OBQ 1530: The office.

 Identify the American retailer that quintessentially defines any Office scene from its new logo.

Answer: Staple


Sunday, August 16, 2020

OBQ 1529: Life outside the box.

 In entertainment content is always king, and this company has proven it beyond any doubts by surviving the onslaught of internet and OTT in world of entertainment by making itself a namesake for great entertainment and programming.

Identify and connect to the company.

Answer: ESPN

Friday, August 14, 2020

OBQ 1528: Drop of wisdom.

 Identify the alliance of bunch of corporations and non-profits that might literally end up saving the world.


Tuesday, August 11, 2020

OBQ 1527: The side hero in last dance.

 His last-name is a ubiquitous sight if you love watching the ballgames (as Americans define it), identify the man and the company he started.


Sunday, August 9, 2020

OBQ 1526: Early starters

 Education is changing rapidly and not just due to the ongoing pandemic but also because of changing the under current of skills needed to thrive in 21st century job market.

Identify the company that was in news and is making most out of this trend.


Friday, August 7, 2020

OBQ 1525: Challenger from the East.

Connect to the company started by two friends that has gradually grown into a house of power brands.