Ideas have little value. Only when they are built into real companies or turned into issued patents is any real value realizable. This competition is about building ideas into opportunities - the first step on the way to possibly building any value.
Scholars have documented that George Washington's life work was as enthralling as that of any of the Founding Fathers. Whereas Franklin built gadgets at his homestead, and Jefferson built fancy buildings, Washington built a series of integrated businesses. It may be time to think of him as Steve Jobs 1.0.