But the obsession over MVP’s has gotten out of control, to the point where anyone who doesn’t have one can’t get the attention of investors. Well, here’s the kicker. There wouldn’t be a minimally viable product for Hyperloop. The Hyperloop requires hundreds of millions of dollars, perhaps billions, of upfront capital — without an MVP — before any users or revenues are gained.
More questioning about MVPs being the only way to build new businesses. In this case, it is a part of a bigger critique against what companies get funded overall. Worth reading.