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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Inflatable shoot outs are a fun and a good way to introduce youngsters into sport Smiling youngsters take part in a New Directions inflatable shoot out
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.
GANGSTERS, their molls and shoot outs with splurge guns were the order of the day at a Rugby primary school this week when pupils put on their production of the hit musical Bugsy Malone.
Sir, - If Mr Lake (Post, Mar 24) is unhappy with penalty shoot outs as a method of deciding football competitions, he would, no doubt, agree that the system of 'play offs' in the lower divisions is as equally divisive.
The new game gives the feeling of actual motion in high-speed car chases and moving subway train shoot outs, and features a new level not included in the arcade version, called Saturn Way.