Tuesday, October 19, 2021

OBQ 1643: Chaiwalah

He might not describe himself as a chai wala because he is probably too classy and belongs to a much younger generation, who is he?



Saturday, October 16, 2021

OBQ 1642:Up for grabs.

At right price everything is available or at least it seems to be the case with this "Investor", identify the small country which has bought a lot of big names thanks to the huge pile of money it has generated by some dubious means.





Wednesday, October 13, 2021

OBQ 1641: The ethical investor.

 Investing is no longer about just buying low and selling high, its also a lot about Corporate Governance and getting rid of the skeleton in any company's closet.

Here is a company that has done that a lot and is recently in news in India.

Identify the company from its logo.



Sunday, October 10, 2021

OBQ 1640: Mind over matter.

Beauty is a subjective thing, but in 21st century its objectified to hilt, here is a person who is beautiful but her true achievements are the ones where she put mind over matter. Connect these images to an icon who will be remembered for not just being a pretty face but also for a tough will.




Friday, October 8, 2021

OBQ 1639: On the money.

Identify the mavericks who started a firm that lets the common man make money before they make the money themselves. 

Its a start-up that is truly for "Bharat".



Tuesday, October 5, 2021

OBQ 1638: Valuing the invaluable.

 You need to identify which company's logo is this, the second image/logo is just a hint, another hint...both companies are in business of risk assessment and management.



Sunday, October 3, 2021

OBQ 1637: One in a billion.

Even in 21st century there are very few woman technologist who can prove their mettle in laboratory as well as in boardroom.

Here is one who not only took on some of the most devious silicon valley monopolies but did that with smile on the face and won.

Identify the lady who is literally one in a billion.




Wednesday, September 29, 2021

OBQ 1636:Past imperfect.

Be it human beings or companies, when you are born in place like Germany, the past haunts the present but if you deal with it like Frau Merkel you can make future almost perfect.

Connect these images to a firm that has entered in its 15th decade regardless of its shenanigans from the past. 

This is fairly easy if you know your movies or history.

Answer: Munich Re (reinsurer)


Sunday, September 26, 2021

OBQ 1635: Johny Johny!

Simply identify the new kid on the block from its logo. Its obvious, no?

Answer: Sugar cosmetics



Friday, September 24, 2021

OBQ 1634: Controversy sells.

Where we see controversy a marketer will see opportunity, the marketers in this organization have done that for last five decades and made itself into a global brand that stands for equality and love.

Identify the brand from one of its super controversial ads.

Answer: United colours of Benetton


Tuesday, September 21, 2021

OBQ 1633: The Newsmakers

There are those who are on page3 and then their are those who are on the front page, this power couple has come under tremendous pressure in last one year or so for the kind of venture they run has lots of expectations set-up on it.

They have come out on top of it and made India proud.

ID them and the powerhouse of a company they run.

Answer: Krishna and Suchitra Ella of Bharat Biotech.


Sunday, September 19, 2021

OBQ 1632: Power_Shift.

In these crazy inflationary times its not enough to be just a billionaire and a daredevil pilot, you also need to grab good PR opportunities to grab everyone's attention and give cold feet to competition.

He is a billionaire who just did that and his fame literally shot through the roof.

Connect these images to a man who is king of all trades.
Answer: Jared Isaacman! Now go google it :)


Thursday, September 16, 2021

OBQ 1631: Go big or go home!

Work life balance in the time of SARS COV-2 and "the move to cloud" may seem like a recent thing but not for this company, they have been doing cloud computing for over a decade and taking on big names like Salesforce, Amazon and Microsoft on their own turf.

Identify the homegrown company that caters to the world and is about to hit the Capital markets.

Answer: Freshworks



Monday, September 13, 2021

OBQ 1630: Its a liquidity problem.

When you have lots of money you can do anything with it, this has been true from the time of the king of Lanka (Raavan) , here we have a 21st century tycoon doing something similar.

Connect these two images to one of the red hot start-ups that is just a month older than the Taliban Government in Afghanistan.


Answer: Altos a start-up that plans to make humans immortal!


Friday, September 10, 2021

OBQ 1629: First to go!

Its always not a first mover advantage, but this country has decided to do something the most developed countries have also not dared to.

Identify the country and its #1 downloaded app from its logo.

Answer: Strike app that is now used in Ecuador to trade using Bitcoin.