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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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Airdrie were also in the firstever cross-border penalty shoot-out at Broomfield, knocking Nottingham Forest out of the Texaco Cup in 1970.
Unfortunately for Albert Adomah it was him, the sight of his effort from 12 yards sailing into the Kop bringing to an end one of the most incredible shoot-outs in domestic football history.
Tim Krul (left) and Dirk Kuyt celebrate after their penalty shoot-out heroics against Costa Rica
After Tshirgi found out how interested the districts were, she set the shoot-out plan in motion by inviting eight vendors to bring in projectors.
The DIMA Digital Photo Kiosk Shoot-Out is new to the line-up of Shoot-Out events this year.
PENALTY king Graham Alexander scored more goals from the spot than England have bottled shoot-outs - and that is an awful lot.
If you do go into extra time make sure you don't get to a penalty shoot-out because we have a woeful record.
They came through two penalty shoot-outs, against South Durham and Cestria in the semi-finals and Didcot Casuals in the final, to seal success in the invitation-only event.
But the bottom line is we have lost another penalty shoot-out, an English club has lost another, and that's something we definitely need to improve on.
Both sides overturned first leg deficits but went out in penalty shoot-outs.
To be blunt, the English Football Association's ideas about how to practise for the eventuality of a penalty shoot-out are extremely old-fashioned,' said Dr Griffiths.
SCHOOLS' football and penalty shoot-outs have always had an uneasy relationship.