To be straight foward, the question is how to advance after the research, creating and prototyping. The next steps requiere money and some expertise which are not easy to have nor find
It is not necessary that you need to own an MVP for funding. You will be surprised to find out that, in fact, an MVP is not just unnecessary, it can also be hindersome when pitching investors.
You can read more here: https://easternpeak.com/blog/do-you-really-need-an-mvp-to-get-funded/
Besides if you do have any questions give me a call: https://clarity.fm/joy-brotonath