The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which, Andrew Tonner, technology editor and analyst, and Austin Smith, consumer goods editor and analyst, discuss topics across the investing world.

In today's edition, they discuss how the market for technology IPOs remained strong throughout 2011 and how we start to see investor perception of the quality of these businesses starting to effect IPO pricings.

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