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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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We knew we had extra-time and the shoot-out. It showed the togetherness and character.
We are the only team to have won more than one penalty shoot-out in the play-offs since their inception, winning five in total.
Scotland legend Denis Law missed the first-ever penalty in a shoot-out in England.
Albert Adomah's miss ends epic penalty shoot-out - The Times AS Liverpool and Middlesbrough traded successful penalties, one conversion following another, a fall guy had to emerge.
Clearly the physical exertion of playing 120 minutes, followed by the emotional expenditure of a penalty shoot-out, is too much for players to bounce back from.
"You never really get a chance to take part in shoot-outs - I loved it."
"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.
Having a shoot-out in a district that's only going to buy one or two projectors or a single interactive whiteboard wouldn't interest vendors.
The DIMA Digital Printer Shoot-Out uses a "target file" created by some of the best color experts in the industry.
Croatia beats Russia, face England in World Cup semi finals KUWAIT, July 7 (KUNA) -- Croatia beat host nation Russia in dramatic clash that was forced into extra-time and then penalty shoot-out on Saturday, and would be meeting England in the semi-finals next Wednesday.
Luka Modric missed his kick to win the game for Croatia against Denmark (left), then came back for more in the shoot-out and scored.
Supporters who had travelled from Wearside had seen their side perform for 40 minutes and be involved in four shoot-out spot-kicks.