Monday, June 18, 2018

OBQ 1158: Power player.

Rarely you see one brand depending on one player for its fortune, however as far as this brand goes it has found its right power player. And lately it is also becoming popular with other players.

Identify the company from its logo.

Saturday, June 16, 2018

OBQ 1157: The founding spirit.

Founded during the late industrial revolution more than 125 years ago, this company has kept it true to their spirit and even in 21st century they are innovating by creating technologies that help with climate change, more efficient automation and smart grid.

They are the founding fathers of this uniquely innovative company. Name them and you automatically know the name of the company they started. Who are they?

Thursday, June 14, 2018

OBQ 1156: Keeper of the code.

For most company in 21st century the codes that they use to run various business is almost sacred. This company helps them keep it safe and up to date.

And it just raked in big loads of cash for doing that.

Identify the company from its logo.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

OBQ 1155: Gateway to the world

The city where this company is headquartered has been always considered the bridges where two completely different worlds meet.

No surprise then that the airline it hosts is one of the most connected airlines in the world.

Identify the logo of the airline.

Sunday, June 10, 2018

OBQ 1154: Cure all medicine.

In its evolution this company has come up with chemical formulas which solve problems for mankind, lately it has also come-up with financial formulas to takeover its rival and some of its takeover targets have been controversial.

Connect to a European behemoth.

Friday, June 8, 2018

OBQ 1153: In league of its own.

Some products are so ground breaking that they might need a category of its own kind to describe it. Though at first look it might look like a car but given its technical specs Indian government has created a separate category for this kind of vehicle.

If everything goes as planned then soon you will see this cute little vehicle on the streets.
What is the name of this vehicle and who designed it?

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

OBQ 1152: Like parent like kids

This is the child of a very ambitious parent and by early indications this child is even more daring! Its parent changed the way we access the world the child is going to ensure that it changes the way we travel in that world.

Identify the company/initiative.

Monday, June 4, 2018

OBQ 1151: Cashless in India.

He might not hog all the limelight like many financiers do, but he is playing a pivotal role in making India a cashless society.

Who is he?

Saturday, June 2, 2018

OBQ 1150: Of Arts, Sports and Higher arts.

This is an abstract one.

This company has supported arts, sports and business and is at the centre of European business heart for over 200 years under one name or other.


Thursday, May 31, 2018

OBQ 1149: Healer in chief.

Most companies have CEOs at the helm, however this company has a person who is first a healer and then an executive at its charge.

He has revolutionized the way health-care is delivered.

Who is he? The second image of logo is just a hint.

Answer: He is Devi Shetty of Narayana Hrudayalaya

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

OBQ 1148: The second option

This is one of the most awaited succession plan for any business, he is one of the person who is thought to take over this legendary enterprise and replace someone who is considered  a demigod by the business fraternity.

Who is he? and who might he be succeeding?
Answer: He is Greg Abel one of the contenders for top job at Berkshire Hathway

Saturday, May 26, 2018

OBQ 1147: Practice what you preach.

This institution has "to know cause of things" as its motto, which it sure should have as its pupils have always lead some of the biggest financial and government institutions, However its highly contentious whether they are able to practice what they preach!

Identify the supremely famous institute from its coat of arms.
Answer: London School of Economics.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

OBQ 1146: The heiress.

What is the easiest way to get rich? Well, its a good inheritance. That way you can make a lot of money without doing a thing.

She got just that this year when she inherited a will worth billions.

Who is she? And which empire did she inherit?

Answer: Francoise Bettencourt who just inherited the Loreal fortune.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

OBQ 1145: Failed brand, successful legacy.

Here is a brand that failed spectacularly in first half of 20th century, however the person who championed it made the overall company much stronger and resilient and it still survives more than 100 years after its founding.

Name the person/brand.

Answer: Edsel Ford

Sunday, May 20, 2018

OBQ 1144: Living upto the name.

The industry stalwart who started this company picked up a plant for its name because that plant nourishes the land in which it grows.

The company has lived upto that legacy so far.

The plant is also the logo of the company, name the company from its logo.

Answer: Lupin