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Shootout

Venture capital jargon. Refers to two or more venture capital firms fighting for the startup.

Shootout

Informal; a bidding war between two venture capital firms over financing for a startup. This usually gives the startup the best possible terms.
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Not surprisingly, Germany hold the record for the most penalty shootout successes in World Cup final tournaments with four (out of four).
Beat England in a shootout to secure bronze at jr World Cup
11th Annual Pinot Noir Shootout and 7th Cabernet Shootout are Underway
Clearly this is immediately applicable to the current research where shootouts require that players make more conscious efforts to score rather than more instinctive behavior found in normal play.
This year's Great Alaska Shootout will be held Nov.
Penalty shootouts are really a psychological game," said Geir Jordet, associate professor at the Norwegian School of Sport Science in Oslo, who has studied shootouts extensively.
Sixty per cent of shootouts are won by the team going first, so the captain who wins the coin toss can grab a clear advantage before a ball is kicked.
San Jose's Ryane Clowe overcame a rough start to the season by scoring in the sixth round of a shootout, and Evgeni Nabokov stopped Jarret Stoll moments later to give the Sharks the victory.
Worcester has lost its last three shootouts, and those shootouts have all come in the last six games.
Although PolyVision participates in shoot-outs with a healthy dose of reluctance, others who have shootout experience say the strategy can allow for more than just feature comparison.
Fans are invited to sign up for the opportunity to test their shooting accuracy during one of three shootouts that will take place at designated "Nextel Nights" in each participating NHL team's arena.
Later a live gang war was enacted with stuntmen performing a fake shootout, which raised the curiosity of the onlookers.