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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Kung shootout, dapat both directions (Then, we observed the bullet holes on the wall.
The average number of kicks taken in a shootout was ten.
The Volunteers of America Texas Shootout aligns with our company values and we are delighted to support a world class sporting event that benefits the community where our employees live and work," said Shinsuke (Shin) Takahashi, president and CEO, NEC Corporation of America.
Similarly, he said special stress made on the shootout which let Pakistan team in Incheon Asian Games where Waqas Sharif and Haseem Khan missed vital penalty stroke in the final against India.
ENGLAND hold the wooden spoon in World Cup penalty shootouts having lost three out of three of them in finals tournaments: 1990, 1998 and 2006.
After the match was locked 1- 1 after 70 minutes, the shootout from 25 metres was error- ridden as both teams could convert only one of their five attempts.
The method by which an NHL shootout is conducted is in the form of a sequential tournament.
The funds won't be applied to the 2011 Shootout, but will boost tournaments over three years, from 2012 to 2014, said Steve Cobb, UAA's athletic director.
The Swiss, Mexicans, Romanians and Dutchmen have yet to win a shootout, while this year's favourites, Spain, may need to improve their record of one win from three.
Derided as a lottery by critics, the penalty shootout is unsurpassed as the ultimate test of nerve to decide tied games.
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.
Thomas Greiss, who stopped four of five yesterday, is the AHL's best shootout goalie at 25 saves in 28 tries.