A few weekends ago, during a car ride, one of my friends asked the following question:
Which business would you invest in? Wayne Enterprises vs Stark Industries
Thus beginning a conversation where we notate the positives and negatives in investing in either fictional company.
In the end the consensus was that with Stark Industries you know what the final products are and you are guaranteed some kind of profit from your investment whileas with Wayne Enterprises there is a lot of research and development going on but it is not entirely certain what they specialized in.
But what being a part of Wayne Enterprises provides are the contacts and network for the political and social games / circles whileas Stark Industries appears to be much more about making money than dealing with the nuances of society.
I won’t go into details of the conversation.
In any case… I came across recently an article that asked how much would it take to be Batman or Iron Man and the numbers may surprise you.
Now I doubt that the average comic / superhero fan would have the money to pull it off, but it is fun to speculate nonetheless. I can’t say that I am surprised that it would cost more to be Iron Man than Batman, but I like to think of Batman as someone that knows how to stretch his dollar whileas Iron Man just tosses money into a general direction knowing that it’ll end up becoming something useful.
So obviously one thing led to another and as thus I decided to look into Wayne Enterprises and Stark Industries just to see what do they specialize in if anything.