Saturday, August 29, 2020

OBQ 1533: Very Swiss

 Switzerland is knows for its natural beauty, yummy chocolates and stoic neutrality but it is also known for its history of helping shelter black money from dubious characters from around the world.

Identify the man whose eponymous firm that he founded in 19th century is now gaining infamy in this regard.

Answer: Julius Baer

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

OBQ 1532: New kid in the shire.

 Simply identify the fintech firm that is gaining popularity with its way of doing business.

Answer: Robinhood

Saturday, August 22, 2020

OBQ 1531: Old man and the tree.

If there is a metaphor for the business world where an old man plants a (metaphorical) tree and lot of birds and animals grow under it shade and it yields some sweet fruit then this guy is the one who should be the Old man in that story.

Who is he and which company did he start?

Answer: Don Valentine of Sequoia capital

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

OBQ 1530: The office.

 Identify the American retailer that quintessentially defines any Office scene from its new logo.

Answer: Staple


Sunday, August 16, 2020

OBQ 1529: Life outside the box.

 In entertainment content is always king, and this company has proven it beyond any doubts by surviving the onslaught of internet and OTT in world of entertainment by making itself a namesake for great entertainment and programming.

Identify and connect to the company.

Answer: ESPN

Friday, August 14, 2020

OBQ 1528: Drop of wisdom.

 Identify the alliance of bunch of corporations and non-profits that might literally end up saving the world.


Tuesday, August 11, 2020

OBQ 1527: The side hero in last dance.

 His last-name is a ubiquitous sight if you love watching the ballgames (as Americans define it), identify the man and the company he started.


Sunday, August 9, 2020

OBQ 1526: Early starters

 Education is changing rapidly and not just due to the ongoing pandemic but also because of changing the under current of skills needed to thrive in 21st century job market.

Identify the company that was in news and is making most out of this trend.


Friday, August 7, 2020

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

OBQ 1524: In the hot seat.

Can't ask a more relevant question at this minute. Who is he? and which hot seat is he about to be seated on?

Answer: Shashidhar Jagdishan

Sunday, August 2, 2020

OBQ 1523: Made in USA.

The lure for outsourcing is hard to resist specially when your competitors are getting huge cost advantage out of it, here is a company that has resisted it and turned it into their USP and transformed itself from a niche player to an everyday warrior brand.

Connect the images to a company that is doing "Atmanirbhar USA" campaign for over 50 years ;).

Answer: New Balance