Wednesday, May 31, 2017

OBQ 971: The cheesy bits

This company is behind the ooey gooey goodness of  your favorite pizza, though its also one of the most secretive business in the world. Identify the company from its Logo.

Answer: Leprino foods, the world's largest manufacturer of cheeses and the primary supplier to Pizza chains like Pizza hut and Dominos.

Monday, May 29, 2017

OBQ 970: Time for some chai.

Chai has lately become the preferred drink the world over but the trend started sometime ago, this gentleman had his fair share of contribution.
With help of the second image explain the connect these lad had with tea history.

Answer: Earl Grey tea!

Saturday, May 27, 2017

OBQ 969: Barbarian at the gate returns.

Identify the shrewd businessman whose plainly name company is one of the most relentless corporate raider obsessed with cost cutting and efficiency, he now owns some of the biggest brands in the world.

Answer: He is Jorge Lemann of 36 Capital, which owns brands like Burgerkind and Kraft Hienz.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

OBQ 968: The artsy couple

This one is tricky, so giving some hints.

This house in Chennai has been a platform for two of the most talented classical dancers of India, however these days they are getting all their fame thanks to their "commercial."

Who am I talking about? And which commercial made them famous?

Answer: The Dhananjayas who appeared the latest series of commercials from Vodafone.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

OBQ 967: Race for relevance.

The This is not your typical formula 1 race, its a race with twist.... Tell me what this race is about?
Lots of hint if you look closely!

Answer: Formula E a race for electric cars.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

OBQ 966: Nothing virtual about this reality!

Connect this image to a device/company/brand that is all the rage among the techies.

Answer: Oculus VR

Friday, May 19, 2017

OBQ 965: A merry bunch.

In the era of unicorns falling from grace through downgrade in valuations and mass layoffs these bunch of guys are having the last laugh.

Which company did they start?

Answer: The group that founded InMobi one of the best unicorns to come out of India.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

OBQ 964: Smash hit!

Identify the logo, simple!

Answer: Li-Ning the sport gear manufacturer from China

Monday, May 15, 2017

OBQ 963: Flight from failure.

Connect these images to a company thats has literally flown away from bankruptcy in last couple of years.

Think laterally! Better if you can connect logic behind each image to the brand.

Answer: Spicejet, erstwhile owned by Marans and the founder Ajay Singh gave the punchline "Aabki baar Modi sarkar" to BJP

Saturday, May 13, 2017

OBQ 962: Looking from top!

This is how one of the famous lakes in Ahmedabad looks like from top, and its also inspiration for the identity of one of India's top institution.

Tell me which company I am talking about?

Answer: State Bank of India logo is inspired from Kankaria Lake

Thursday, May 11, 2017

OBQ 961: Oasis or Mirage?

Connect to a city/country that is trying to emerge as a global business hub though by sometimes dubious means...
Answer: State of Qatar

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

OBQ 960: Financing millions of dreams.

Identify the company that these guys founded.

Enough hints in the image itself!
Answer: Go fund me, the crowdfunding site.

Sunday, May 7, 2017

OBQ 959: The nerdy Samurai

Name the Japanese firm or his founder who is conquering the world through some smart (well almost!) deal making.

Answer: Masayoshi Son's Softbank group

Friday, May 5, 2017

OBQ 958: The celebrity billionaire.

So here we go, the first question on OBQ after over a year!

Connect to a business personality who has his fingers in many pies (Tech, Sports, Reality TV and politics)

Answer: It is Mark Cuban, a mentor to Travis Kalanick, one of the sharks in TV show Shark Tank, he sold his company to Yahoo and he owns the Dallas Mavericks team in NBA.