Sunday, October 31, 2021

OBQ 1648: Meta is their beta :)

Meta or what used Facebook is just one of those success stories that they helped develop they are the real big daddies of Technology as we know it.

Who are they?

 Answer: Andressen Horowitz the big investors of silicon valley

Thursday, October 28, 2021

OBQ 1647: Immigrants to the rescue.

The immigrants are a nation of their own, in many cases though the rescued immigrants become the rescuers for the human society.

Connect the images to an immigrant couple that did just that. Name them or the company they started.

Answer:BioNTech and its founders Dr.Ugur Sahin and Ozlem Tureci

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

OBQ 1646: Masterpiece turns 20

Wheels are considered to be amongst the greatest inventions of all time, here is one such "wheel based" design that came in existence some 20 years ago and millions of users will swear by its design.

Identify the product that caused a revolution thanks to the humble wheel.

Answer: iPod and its clickwheel

Saturday, October 23, 2021

OBQ 1645: Bellwether or Outlier?

Here is a company that was in news earlier this month for wrong reason, what we dont know is that is it an outlier or its one of many to come.

Identify the big name from Asia which is no longer that big.


Thursday, October 21, 2021

OBQ 1644: A view from outer space.

There are lot of memes and misinformation on what is visible on this earth when you are up there in the space, however this one might have never come to your attention. This image is not fake and its a 3D image. It can be seen from space and its in Pacific ocean.

Its a big worry, What is it?

Answer: The Pacific garbage patch

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

OBQ 1643: Chaiwalah

He might not describe himself as a chai wala because he is probably too classy and belongs to a much younger generation, who is he?

Answer: Bala Sarda of Vahdam teas

Saturday, October 16, 2021

OBQ 1642:Up for grabs.

At right price everything is available or at least it seems to be the case with this "Investor", identify the small country which has bought a lot of big names thanks to the huge pile of money it has generated by some dubious means.

Answer:The Saudi Arabian investment authority has part in all these, the latest acquisition being the Newcastle united club, last logo.

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

OBQ 1641: The ethical investor.

 Investing is no longer about just buying low and selling high, its also a lot about Corporate Governance and getting rid of the skeleton in any company's closet.

Here is a company that has done that a lot and is recently in news in India.

Identify the company from its logo.

Answer: Invesco

Sunday, October 10, 2021

OBQ 1640: Mind over matter.

Beauty is a subjective thing, but in 21st century its objectified to hilt, here is a person who is beautiful but her true achievements are the ones where she put mind over matter. Connect these images to an icon who will be remembered for not just being a pretty face but also for a tough will.

Answer: Deepika Padukone

Friday, October 8, 2021

OBQ 1639: On the money.

Identify the mavericks who started a firm that lets the common man make money before they make the money themselves. 

Its a start-up that is truly for "Bharat".

Answer:Ashneer Grover and Shashvat Nakrani

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

OBQ 1638: Valuing the invaluable.

 You need to identify which company's logo is this, the second image/logo is just a hint, another hint...both companies are in business of risk assessment and management.


Sunday, October 3, 2021

OBQ 1637: One in a billion.

Even in 21st century there are very few woman technologist who can prove their mettle in laboratory as well as in boardroom.

Here is one who not only took on some of the most devious silicon valley monopolies but did that with smile on the face and won.

Identify the lady who is literally one in a billion.
Answer: AMD CEO Lisa Su