One of the reasons I got into technical recruiting is the basic belief that it's all about the people on the team. In software development, the magic occurs when you put a group of people together to create... something. I've been there, I've seen it, I believe in it. YMMV.
Which is why my jaw hit the floor when I read the section "The VC Mentality" in this post on tap tap tap.
Damn. Do you think Silicon Valley is still the best place for a startup?
Now I know why I've been getting calls from firms in the Bay Area to find great Developers that want to move to the Bay Area. Probably only a moment away from the Execs down there calling to find great Dev Leadership talent...