Thursday, February 28, 2019

OBQ 1279: Feeding you softly...

Be it your social media profile feed, your recommended shopping items or the news you read online everything is designed and doctored to make you do things that helps capitalists, here is company which is taking this game to the next level with help of artificial intelligence and machine learning and has obviously gained the status of the most valued new unicorns.

Identify the company from its logo.

Answer: Bytedance.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

OBQ 1278: Belated post.

This post is truly late, this legend should have been covered way before by our blog. Anyways for someone whose philosophy is timeless and is going to help the common man for coming times its never too late to remember...

Who is he? and he was at vanguard of what? 😊

Answer: John Bogle

Sunday, February 24, 2019

OBQ 1277: Survival of the shady

Most of us who have heard about this company's business model think that their business model is too good to be true almost sounding like a Ponzi scheme, still its surprising that this company has survived for more than 50 years and keeps on spreading in more and more countries.

Connect these images to a company.

Answer: Amway

Friday, February 22, 2019

OBQ 1276: The challenger

In digital era there have been a lot of virtual monopolies thanks to network effects, like facebook is for social networking and Google is for search, however every once in a while there comes a challenger (sometime supported by big money) that tries to take away their lunch.

Here is one such challenger, identify it from the logo.

Answer: Twitch TV

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

OBQ 1275: Before me too

She comes from the  A-list of business family, but when she started her carrier patriarchy and toxic masculinity were fashionable, it didn't that it came from the patriarch of her family.

She withered all the storms and now should be role model for all entrepreneurs.

Who is she?

Answer: Miuccia Prada of the Prada empire

Monday, February 18, 2019

OBQ 1274: The first wave.

Whatever the field the first wave of warriors, innovators, businessman, immigrants have the hardest time establishing themselves, here is one man who has done great at being from the first wave on many of these...

Connect this images to a person.

Answer: Vinod Khosla

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

OBQ 1273: I told you so...

As protectionism rises and world trade growth slows this gem of an economist and author of many bestsellers has a smirk on his face and he is thinking "I told you so!!!"

Who is he?

Answer: Joseph Stiglitz

Monday, February 11, 2019

OBQ 1272: Its a bird, its a...

Soon in the Indian urban skies you will see things that we are not too used to seeing, here is the company that is going to make that change happen.

Identify the company from its logo...
Answer: Fly Blade the helicopter rental services that just kicked off in India.

Saturday, February 9, 2019

OBQ 1271: Nerd of the decade.

Nerds are taking over the world, and for the last decade if someone has to pick one, then this guy will steal the show. My guess is that even 200 years from now people will be lauding him for his contribution.

Who is he?

Hint: Nerds normally do things that are atleast initially considered as "illegal".

Answer: Vitalik Buterin the founder of Ethereum

Thursday, February 7, 2019

OBQ 1270: The Badshah.

Born in a foreign land he came to India and beat the Parsis and Brits at their trading game, he also left behind some enduring landmarks and truly earned the title of Badshah of his times.

Who is he? Second image is just a clue.

Answer: David Sassoon (Sassoon Docks in the other image) 

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

OBQ 1269: First Asian.

Asia is on rise, and this company was first to come-up and challenge the western firms in one of the most fiercely competed industry of financial services.

Identify the company from a part of its logo.

Answer: Nomura

Sunday, February 3, 2019

OBQ 1268: In line of fire.

When you grow as a company your problems also grow, especially when you are on the wrong side of world Geo-politics, its good though if you are an army man like this gentleman.

Identify who he is and which company did he start?

Answer: Ren Zhengfei the founder of Huawei.

Friday, February 1, 2019

OBQ 1267: Finetuned

Started by a visionary with eye on details and making year old technology relevant, this business has become the byword for the category they started.

Identify the company.

Answer: Fender guitars