This is Capitalism
Celebrating great American capitalists, whose perseverance, drive and independent spirit have created untold value for all of us.
Extraordinary People, Extraordinary Results
Featured stories and personalities emblematic of the entrepreneurial spirit
Capitalism provides the opportunity for individuals to maximize their talents and abilities for economic benefit, which is how you build a sustainable community.
Former CEO and Co-Founder of Alltel
Inventory doesn't flow in a supply chain unless the supplier, carrier, and customer are better off as a result. This is a principle of capitalism.
Dean, Walton School of Business
Our Founding Fathers established our country with capitalism at its core. It has built the U.S. into a creative entrepreneurial society. Capitalism and creativity is a powerful combination.
CEO and Founder of C3Designs, former CEO and founder of Viking Range
Capitalism rewards businesses that provide value; it’s the only democratic economic system where millions of people vote daily for the goods they wish to buy.
Chairman of The Marcus Foundation, Co-Founder of Job Creators Network, and Retired Co-Founder of The Home Depot
The myth is that capitalism is about money. It’s not. Capitalism, at its core, is about achievement. Human achievement.
Chief Operating Officer of Stephens Inc. and Founder of the Bradbury Free Enterprise Scholars Program at Arkansas State University
Capitalism: Vision for what’s possible and putting resources in the hands of enterprising individuals. This proven recipe resonates in these inspirational stories for future generations.
Arkansas Senator (1999-2011)
Capitalism embodies core American ideals of self-reliance, optimism, and ownership. Capitalism allocates money to promising entrepreneurs and ideas, fueling economic growth, progress, jobs, and security.
Founder and Chairman of Charles Schwab Corporation
At the core of Capitalism is unrivaled customer value — succeed at this and you will thrive. Don’t be afraid to rethink an entire industry to get there.
CEO of Jefferson National Financial, former CEO of E*Trade Financial and Telebanc Financial
America's strength as a nation relies on the balance between capitalism and democracy-empowering an entrepreneurial culture to drive both economic growth and the betterment of society.
Dean of Columbia Business School
I believe that capitalism reflects the dreams and inspirations of those passionate enough to manifest what's possible.
CEO and Founder, Divine
Capitalism creates an environment of innovation and entrepreneurship and invites the bold to ignore the naysayers; take the risk and gain the rewards.
Governor of Arkansas