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
You do not need an MVP to raise money at such an early stage, and you do need to raise money from VCs at such a stage (they usually only invest with traction). Here's some tips:
1 - 3 Fs - Family, friends and people with spare money...in
exchange for a bit of equity.
2 - Startup competitions for idea stage, might give you
money and resources.
3 - Gov grants for early stage startups
4 - Business Angels, check for associations on your city
5 - Crowdfunding