Shootout

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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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The inflatable shoot outs have already proven to be a huge success among schools where feedback has been extremely positive.
But poor Ferdinand became the latest England star to miss at the crucial moment, allowing Gianni Zuiverloon to slot the winner, in one of the longest shoot outs in European football history.
A perfect mix of exploration, shoot outs, puzzles and platforming, with a wonderful new multiplayer mode to boot, it's also hands down the bestlooking game of the year.