Being an old guy/gal you figure out it is sometimes better to learn from others who have seen a lot and they have figured out a better way to do things. One example that just came up is engaging the VC community to go to market. For some engaging VCs is a conclusion so they are looking for the best way to engage VCs and get money.
How to ace the VC pitch
I just talked to a friend about some ideas and he offered to help. What I liked is he has seen lots of start-ups and VCs operate, and he jumps to the point beyond acquiring funding. What does it take to be successful in a business.
Are you more worried about getting VC funding or whether your business will be successful. Sometimes the right answer is not to get VC funding. Consider this post on not getting VC funding.