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What is a product prototype?

A prototype is a product simulation used in product discovery to answer questions related to the four primary risks. It is not a product, it is not for sale, and the company would never stand behind it. But it is immensely useful to help product teams learn fast and cheap without the need to write production code before product ideas are validated.

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