What’s the best way to sell your company?

Ben Horowitz (Co-Founder & Partner @ Andreessen Horowitz)
When to sell your company — Ben Horowitz | A Founder’s Notebook

When analyzing whether you should sell your company, a good basis rule of thumb is if (a) you are very early on in a very large market, and (b) you have a good chance of being number one in that market, then you should remain stand-alone.