Friday, June 30, 2017

OBQ 986: The Geo-political witchcraft

It will be the world's biggest IPO  if it materializes, but for now this public listing is just providing a heady mix of Geo-politics, power and money that is driving the world crazy (you need not look beyond the first image to know how crazy it is!!!).

Connect these three images to give me the name of company in question.

Answer: Saudi Aramco

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

OBQ 985: The ruler of the seas.

Started almost 50 years ago this company has transformed itself into a ruler of all the seas through major acquisitions during this period (and hence the Bollywood connection!).

Connect to a brand/company.

Answer: The Royal Caribbean Cruise that also owns Pullmantur, where the shooting of the movie was done.

Monday, June 26, 2017

OBQ 984: Your soon to be jobless financial advisor.

No he is not your trusted advisors but he designed a robot  financial advisor running on AI that can one day make all of your trusted financial consultants jobless!!!!

Identify the company from its logo and co-founder.

Answer: Betterment AI, world's first financial advisor powered by only Artificial Intelligence.

Saturday, June 24, 2017

OBQ 983: Innovating classics.

Identify the company that is now owned by people of Indian origin, that is now at forefront of coming up with new products to change the classical test cricket.

Answer: Dukes the company that is going to provide the pink ball for first ever test match between England and West Indies

Thursday, June 22, 2017

OBQ 982: The silent (and sound) partner

They co-founded one of the greatest company of this century however one partner went on to lead the company and recently dig himself in a hole, whereas this partner stayed silent.

Identify him and the company he help start.

Answer: Garret Camp the co founder of Uber which is facing a lot of heat lately, he also was the person who started stumble upon.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

OBQ 981: Making money out of thin air!

Well the company does more than making money out of thin air, but yes it still does make a lot from the air itself.

Identify the super innovative company from its logo.

Answer: Sealed air corporation, the company that famously invented Bubble wrap

Sunday, June 18, 2017

OBQ 980: Stratospheric Ambitions.

He is a tech billionaire.
He is not as famous as his partner.
But he is lately getting his fame through some amazing technological breakthroughs.

Identify the crazy billionaire!
Answer: Paul Allen

Friday, June 16, 2017

OBQ 979: Adrenaline Junkies Anonymous.

Identify the brand that has become synonymous with some crazy adventure sports world over and also has an Indian company as an investor.

As usual single word answer doesnt matter, I need the full story behind the connect!

Ansswer: KTM biking which owns the legendary brand Husqvarna and is in turn owned by Bajaj auto of India!

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

OBQ 978: Best job in the (Corporate) world?

He is now leading a company that makes him one of the most important person in corporate world.

Hint? His name also begins with "J" just like his predecessors. (Seems like company is big on Astrology ;-))

Answer: John Flannery who will takeover the charge of General Electric from Jeff Immelt

Monday, June 12, 2017

OBQ 977: Branding India on global palate.

For over 100 years this company has transformed an otherwise staple product into a gourmet delight world over and in turn has turned the world into a big fan of this Indian produce.

Connect to the company, as usual explain connect with each image is what matters!

Answer: KRBL the manufacturer of India gate basmati rice

Saturday, June 10, 2017

OBQ 976: (Artificial) Intelligence inside.

Very few software get logo of their own, but this is not mere a software, its so smart it can probably do your job and get you fired ;-), it has already defeated some of the smartest players at their game.

Identify the software and the entity that developed it.

Answer: Google Deep Mind that just defeated one of the top players of Alpha Go

Thursday, June 8, 2017

OBW 975: Beyond the colours.

Just few months ago world lost this wonderful man a bit too early but he created a "brand identity" that will be forever remembered for its vividness and that its a solid symbol of equality.

Identify him and the identity that he created.

Answer: Gilbert Baker who designed the iconic symbol for LGBT community.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

OBQ 974: The sugar rush.

In the newly nutritionally aware world one plant is making people have better sugar rushes and in return giving spectacular returns to the businesses that invests in them, identify the name of the plant here. Its also popping up in the way many company name there brands.

Answer: Stevia

Sunday, June 4, 2017

OBQ 973: Politically incorrect.

Identify a company that has established itself in the world of sportgears in last two decades, lately though its in news because of its founder's political opinions.

Look close enough and you will find hints!
Answer: Underarmour

Friday, June 2, 2017

OBQ 972: Videsi boyz!

We've heard of the Bansals, the Kalras, and the Sharma all the desi boyz making it big in Indian entrepreneurial scene, but have you heard of this Videsi boyz?

They have come up with a great concept that wasnt present in India, and making big impact by there blue ocean strategy.

Identify them and the company they started.

Answer: Zoom car