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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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.However, if the winner of a game is not determined during the 3-on-3 sudden death overtime format, a shootout will still occur.
Police said prior to the shootout, the suspect, who was riding a motorcycle, refused to stop at a police checkpoint and opened fire at police officers.
Christian Abudi died on the way to the hospital after he allegedly engaged in a shootout with responding policemen in Barangay San Rafael 4, Noveleta, Cavite yesterday at around 3:30 a.m.
And it happened under a coach who for 22 years has taken the blame for a previous shootout loss at a major tournament.
That is a decent conversion rate given the gut-thumping tension that always goes with the shootouts. The stress of nail-biting fans in the stands has nothing on the pressure felt by the players involved, many of whom often cannot bare to look while their colleagues step up to take their shots.
Two suspected drug dealers were killed in a reported shootout with policemen in Monang area under Modonpur union of Netrokona sadar.
Professor Ignacio Palacios-Huerta of the London School of Economics investigated a larger sample of 269 shootouts and in 159 of those the team kicking first won - 59 per cent.
Brazil's Luiz, Marcelo and Neymar put the ball past the Chilean goalkeeper in the penalty shootout, while Cesar saved three goals from their opponents allowing only Charles Aranguiz and Marcelo Diaz to score two penalties out of five for Chile.
The Sharks are a league-best 10-1 in shootouts this season.
" We are so happy and we have to thank our goalkeeper Bigan Soy who did very well in the shootouts. We were mentally prepared for shootouts.
Generally the empirical evidence suggests that, unlike in soccer shootouts, the second shooter has a slight advantage in NHL shootouts, specifically in the first two rounds.