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Fred Wilson shares this in-depth story of the recent sale of WhatCounts. It's very instructive if your company is about to go through a similar process, to set expectations and see what this lengthy and generally opaque process might look like.
Here's a different story detailing two failed acquisitions of another company, Backblaze.