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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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Scotland legend Denis Law missed the first-ever penalty in a shoot-out in England.
Albert Adomah's miss ends epic penalty shoot-out - The Times AS Liverpool and Middlesbrough traded successful penalties, one conversion following another, a fall guy had to emerge.
Clearly the physical exertion of playing 120 minutes, followed by the emotional expenditure of a penalty shoot-out, is too much for players to bounce back from.
You never really get a chance to take part in shoot-outs - I loved it.
After Tshirgi found out how interested the districts were, she set the shoot-out plan in motion by inviting eight vendors to bring in projectors.
The DIMA Digital Printer Shoot-Out uses a "target file" created by some of the best color experts in the industry.
It's something we pioneered with our business-to-consumer e-commerce Shoot-Out earlier this year, and it's a natural extension of the intensive coverage of e-commerce that PC WEEK readers have come to expect.
Manchester United's shoot-out with Sunderland last month saw all four Englishmen involved failing, while search parties in the Kop are still trying to locate Daniel Sturridge's awful attempt in the Merseyside derby.
you can just see no-hopers up against Spain, Brazil or the like throwing defence to the wind to make it an open game rather than stonewall and risk grabbing a shock win and three points in a lottery shoot-out.
Since Everton won the first-ever shoot-out in European competition, beating Borussia Moenchengladbach in the European Cup in 1970-71, English clubs have won only eight of 20 further shoot-outs against European rivals.
David Moyes saw his men dumped out on penalties when Yakubu and Jagielka both failed to convert their spot kicks as Fiorentina went through 4-2 in the shoot-out.
Dr Iwan Griffiths and his team of Welsh scientists believe the hi-tech guidance they wanted to give England would have resulted in Sven's men finally ending their penalty shoot-out agony and playing in last night's semi-final against France.