Best 15 Quotes & Tweets on Mvp

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1

When prototyping, always try wackier/quirkier stuff first. The deeper you get into a project, the more conservative it tends to get. Stranger ideas are more at home earlier in the process.

Jason Fried

Jason Fried

@jasonfried

2

The most powerful sign of product market fit: A product that makes money while you sleep. You don’t need sales people or partnerships to sell products that reach this elusive point. True product market fit makes money while you sleep.

Jeff Morris Jr.

Jeff Morris Jr.

@jmj

3

1.0 is not all your ideas, it’s simply what made the first cut. Which is one of the most frustrating things about a 1.0 - it’s not *everything* you wanted to do, and you can’t wait to dive back in to build more stuff. Always a wild mix of excitement and frustration.

Jason Fried

Jason Fried

@jasonfried

4

Three reasons people think lean startup and minimum viable products (MVPs) are garbage. 1. They think MVP means build something instead of learn something. 2. They think a MVP means broken or incomplete. 3. They don’t want to believe that they could be wrong about their ideas.

Hiten Shah

Hiten Shah

@hnshah

5

There’s a direct relationship between how deep your minimum viable product must be and how crowded your market is— Novel? Release what is new first. Iterate. Crowded? Focus on what is novel—you must be clearly better than some of the alternatives for some customers even if few.

Garry Tan

Garry Tan

@garrytan

6

The biggest threat to product delays, receiving feedback too late, & seeing if ideas have any legs in the real world is having the discipline to ship a small, well done version of the bigger thing you’re working on & just seeing what happens to minimize confounding variables.

Suhail Doshi

Suhail Doshi

@Suhail

7

Products that target a large market don’t usually start by boiling the ocean. They build incrementally after finding a hugely valuable solution to a single pain point. It’s too easy to look at a company after it’s scaled and believe the opposite - that they started with it all.

Hiten Shah

Hiten Shah

@hnshah

8

Business concepts that have become consumed by confusion. Agile Lean Startup MVP (minimum viable product) Growth Hacking Product/market fit They can’t be discussed without disagreement.

Hiten Shah

Hiten Shah

@hnshah

9

If you're trying to figure out your minimum viable product and deciding between a/ feature parity with alternatives and b/ new features nobody else does, always prioritize B, but also realize you have to do the minimum set of A that would allow someone to stick with you.

Garry Tan

Garry Tan

@garrytan

10

The sketch is the best version. It’s all downhill from there.

Jason Fried

Jason Fried

@jasonfried

11

Stages of building the 1st product: "Is this possible?" "Anyone care about my prototype?" "I have 50 things missing I need to build" "Why is growth flat?" "omg things are getting better" "I have 50 bugs I need to fix" "Finally gonna add all the things I wanted in v1" <Long delay>

Suhail Doshi

Suhail Doshi

@Suhail

12

10 happy, evangelical paying users are worth more than 100 semi-satisfied paying users.

Suhail Doshi

Suhail Doshi

@Suhail

13

One of the most valuable and rare traits a founder can possess is knowing when the product is imperfect but usable vs. unshippable garbage.

Garry Tan

Garry Tan

@garrytan

14

A prototype is worth 1000 meetings.

Jeff Morris Jr.

Jeff Morris Jr.

@jmj

15

There is a fine line between Minimum Viable Product and laziness.

Jeff Morris Jr.

Jeff Morris Jr.

@jmj