Thursday, December 31, 2020

OBQ 1549: Betting on future.

Here is to a hopeful 2021!

 Year 2020 was the one where hoping for and betting on a good future became essential, identify this firm that is investing in future by backing some of the most innovative firms.

Answer: ARK Investments.

Tuesday, December 29, 2020

OBQ 1548: You must be kidding...

 In times of Corona I feel amazed when people decide to open new ventures especially in hospitality domain, so I am really amazed by people who are opening new hotels or restaurants, but this guy is taking this to a whole new level by the kind of venture he just started.

Identify the guy who had made a BIG bet recently.

Answer: Sanjay Mandavia of Fly Big airlines, the latest airlines to take skies in India!

Sunday, December 27, 2020

OBQ 1547: The bestseller.

 All tech companies are in race to grab your attention share especially during the lockdown phase, here is a company which comes from a rather scenic country closer to Santa's home that is doing this since 2013 and is on top of chart of the bestselling apps ever since.

Connect to the company.

Answer: Supercell

Friday, December 25, 2020

OBQ 1546: First mover disadvantage

First mover advantage is highly overrated specially if you cant sustain it, and this company knows it too well, now after struggling for years to dominate this category now this tech giant has launched another product to try it luck...we hope it doesn't turn into late mover's curse!

Identify the new kid in the town.

Answer: Microsoft Edge Browser

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

OBQ 1545: Reconstruction man.

 World War-2 was the most destructive event for mankind, this man's name is attached to a reconstruction effort that was responsible to put back world back on the track (or so it is believed!).

Who is he?

Answer: General George Marshall/ Marshall Plan.

Saturday, December 19, 2020

OBQ 1544: The French Connection.

Given the product category it is part of when I first heard about this brand I never expected it to be a brand with French or USA connection, I thought it would be from Easter Europe.

But anyways the west has habit of taking product from East and making them premium to sell it at higher price, this case is no different.

Connect these images to a brand,  let me know if you need hints ;).

Answer: Grey Goose Vodka.

Thursday, December 17, 2020

OBQ 1543: Paint the world!

This company which is largest in its market has ambition to Cover the earth, but right now it only exists on two of the continents.

Identify the company from its logo, logo itself has a lot of hints!

Answer: Sherwin Williams

Monday, December 14, 2020

OBQ 1542: Non resident Entrepreneur

 We know a lot of techies of Indian origin climbing up at the very top of the companies they work for in USA, however here is a person of Indian origin who is not just the CEO of a top US firm but an entrepreneur who built the firm from scratch and became a billionaire himself (rather than just working for billionaire!).

Identify him and the company he started.

Answer: Niraj Shah of Wayfair.

Saturday, December 12, 2020

OBQ 1541: West coast to West coast.

 This company has some of its most important assets on west coasts of different countries, be it Seattle in USA to the quiet place on Western most point of India. After existing for many decades the company is finally getting its act together and everyone from stock market to consumer market is celebrating.

Connect these images to a company.

Answer: Tata Consumer Pvt Ltd.

Thursday, December 10, 2020

OBQ 1540: Carpet bombing.

 First of all sorry for being lazy these past three months, have been caught up with a lot of other things but atleast will ensure now that I post two questions a week :)

Here is the one for today.

As Mr.Drucker said there are only two core functions of any business, innovation and marketing! Here is an institution/confederation of multiple companies that has gone on marketing offensive in this last two years to promote its product with help of movie stars, to cricketers and other sport persons in hope of making everyone in India more savvy with their money.

Identify it from the logo.