Saturday, March 30, 2019

OBQ 1294: #Balance for better.

Its never too late to celebrate equality between men and women, here is one such person who is just not a pretty face, she is broadening scope of her work in both reel world and real world.

Connect and Explain.

Answer: Priyanka Chopra

Thursday, March 28, 2019

OBQ 1293: The nation builder

Though most of his lifespan was spent under the British rule of India, he laid foundation of modern India by being one of the most important Swadesi entrepreneur of the day (as announced by Mr.Gandhi himself), the companies that he started today build bridges, supplying essential commodities, and make ships to power the nation in 21st century.

Who is he?

Answer: Mr. Walchand Hirachand

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

OBQ 1292: Summer saviors.

Indian summer is a phenomenon in itself, making life miserable for most. This brand which started more than 100 years ago has made summer more bearable for most of us.

Here is an image from its initial time taken somewhere in western India. Identify the company.

Aanswer: Vadilal

Sunday, March 24, 2019

OBQ 1291: Millennial's memory

If you are a millennial like me and specially music buff then you must have at some point encountered this brand.

Identify the company from its logo.

Answer: TDK Global

Friday, March 22, 2019

OBQ 1290: The Avengers (business version)

When you have big villains to face you need to team of superheroes to deal with it, here is such venture where some of the most powerful and influential people of world are collaborating to take on one of mankind's biggest difficulties. Will they succeed? that is anyone's guess!

Identify the company by connecting the pics below.

Answer: Haven the company started by Jeff Bezoes, Warren Buffett, JP Morgan Chase, the company will be headed by Atul Gawande.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

OBQ 1289: A beautiful pattern.

When you look at this company's logo it almost feels like a symmetric work of art. The company that started with a "salt" based concoction as it first product is now one of the largest company in its industry and puts focus on uniformity, efficacy and reliability, some of them being also reflected in its logo.

Identify the company with a rather long name!

Answer: Bristol Myers Squibb.

Monday, March 18, 2019

OBQ 1288: A good neighbour

Who is good neighbour? Someone who is welcoming, takes care of your convenience and you can have always good food and drinks at their place.
Here is a guy who started his business almost 80 years ago and they have been quintessentially good neighbours in many of the countries around the world. Now they are about to set-up shop in India.

Who is he? and what did he start?

Answer: The convenience store chain 7-11

Saturday, March 16, 2019

OBQ 1287: Capitalism's twin brother.

This firm/institution has thrived along with Capitalism since 19th century as it makes it primary job to defend capitalism and in return capitalism has returned the favor, its owned by the high priests of capitalism and has managed to make its business relevant for the digital world that we live in.

Connect and identify.

Answer: The Economist.

Thursday, March 14, 2019

OBQ 1286: C'mon be a sport!

Initially considered as entertainment for the lazy couch potatoes, increasingly this sort of entertainment is seen more and more as a genuine "Sports" category and with the kind of money involved you can no longer "LOL".

Identify logo of one of first mover into this sport that helped make it popular.

Answers: Leagues of Legends the famous eSports game.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

OBQ 1285: Smarter of the lot.

He was part of a family that was know for creating smart kids, doctors and businessmen in specific. Some of them went up create a very famous and successful company, he was a league above so he created not one but two great companies that still survive more than 100 years after its founding.

Who is he?
Answer: Edward Mead Johnson, who founded two companies Johnson & Johnson & Mead Johnson. Both of them exist to this day.

Sunday, March 10, 2019

OBQ 1284: Nectar of life.

This is your perfect weekend question, said to be dating back to almost 5000 years ago this tablet from Sumerian Civilization documents the process of making something...what is it?

Answer: The recipe for beer.

Friday, March 8, 2019

OBQ 1283: Tora Tora Tora

A company whose product used to once terrorize its old enemies now produces the products that are considered to be the most trust worthy brand in its category, though it might not be as famous as some of the other companies from its country of origin, its reliability is surely going to win the world in long term.

Connect to a company.

Answer: Subaru

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

OBQ 1282: Heavylifting required.

When you are number two in market which are monopolistic in nature you need to really punch above your weight, here are the founders of challenger who are trying to innovate their way to top. Some trouble at top with their supersized rival can give them just the edge that they need to overtake them.

Which company did these lads start?

Answer: Logan Green and Joh  Zimmer who founded car hailing app Lyft.

Monday, March 4, 2019

OBQ 1281: Cars & Class system.

We know that coats of arms of various regions have been incorporated in logos of various companies, however you rarely see an entire class of cars named after a region of a country.
This kind of cars are defined by their design which creates a proper division between the driven and the driver...all rooted in old European class system from horse carriage days.

This is the coat of arms of the region after which this famous car class is named. Name it.

Answer: Limousine.

Saturday, March 2, 2019

OBQ 1280: Living up-to its name.

This brand was one of the pioneer in its field, but thanks to geo-politics and some not so good business moves it had to go through many tribulations, but true to its name now it is once again ruling the roads.

Connect these images to a brand/company.

Answer: Triumph motorcycles