The Perfect MVP is where Tobi Ogunnaike writes essays about building the future in a responsible way. What’s in a name? If you work in tech, you know the name “The Perfect MVP” is an oxymoron. MVPs are prototypes that are functional but far from production-ready. They give the builders an idea of how their product might interact in the real world. Is the idea feasible? Will customers use the thing? MVPs help answer these questions.