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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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BT Sport have signed up to screen the new-look competition for the next four years, with 13 matches from the tournament - which now features a summer group stage and a bonus-point shoot-out for drawn matches - to be broadcast live each season.
LIVERPOOL'S marathon penalty shoot-out win over Middlesbrough in the League Cup leaves Rodgers praising players' grit - The Mirror BRENDAN Rodgers thanked his kids for getting Liverpool out of jail after another nervous, error-strewn show from his side.
It is why managers try every psychological trick they can muster in penalty shoot-outs.
For example, most fans know that it's much better to take the opening kick in a shoot-out rather than go second - Lyttleton calculates that the odds are around 60:40 in favour of the team taking the first spot kick.
If you do go into extra time make sure you don't get to a penalty shoot-out because we have a woeful record.
Pare repeated her feat of saving three penalties and scoring one as Town won the shoot-out 3-2, Bullock and Isobel Boothroyd also netting.
Panthers fought out back-to-back matches against Belfast last weekend, losing 5-3 in the first and winning a penalty shoot-out the following evening.
There has been much talk amongst media and fans alike that England's fate will be decided by a shoot-out, with speculation mounting over who manager Roy Hodgson's first choice of five takers will be.
There's this jinx about us never beating the Germans in a shoot-out and then Chelsea went and blew that out the water," The Telegraph quoted Hart, as saying, who calmly converted his kick in the 2009 Euro Under-21s semi-final in Gothenburg.
But last week, Fifa president Sepp Blatter asked Franz Beckenbauer, the Bayern Munich honorary president, to come up with an alternative to the "tragedy" of shoot-outs in his 2014 Football Task Force, designed to recommend rule changes.
You never really get a chance to take part in shoot-outs - I loved it.
The wacky Dutch coach, currently in charge at Bayern Munich, wants to ditch penalty shoot-outs and switch to a battle of the gladiators.