Start-ups aren’t an object. They’re successful because of the people behind them. Great people, fertile markets, significant innovation are the three key elements in any successful business. What a venture capitalist wants to find in a founder is a certain sort of person. These founders are not identical, but do share certain attributes.

It’s no dotcom bubble burst today as it was at the verge of the last century and the beginning of the new millennium. But still, though Internet and the IT industry are not that young and volatile anymore, with so many different trends attracting investment funding, is it wise for a company to file an IPO at this time in the stock’s history or not?