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Shootout

Venture capital jargon. Refers to two or more venture capital firms fighting for the startup.
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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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GOALKEEPERS will not receive a yellow card for encroachment during a penalty shoot-out in the knockout stages of the Women's World Cup, the International Football Association Board has announced.
"It's not really something you can be good at," said the 21-year-old, who denied Andy Cook, Luke Leahy and Kieron Morris as Macc won the shoot-out 3-1.
HARRY KANE said England's victorious players came of age with their first World Cup penalty shoot-out win.
BT Sport have signed up to screen the new-look competition for the next four years, with 13 matches from the tournament - which now features a summer group stage and a bonus-point shoot-out for drawn matches - to be broadcast live each season.
LIVERPOOL'S marathon penalty shoot-out win over Middlesbrough in the League Cup leaves Rodgers praising players' grit - The Mirror BRENDAN Rodgers thanked his kids for getting Liverpool out of jail after another nervous, error-strewn show from his side.
What van Gaal couldn't control was the stark statistic that since 2002 there have been 12 shoot-outs at the World Cup - and the winning team almost always loses the next game.
IF there's one consolation to take from England's abject surrender in Brazil it's that at least we didn't have to contend with the collective agony of a penalty shoot-out.
Devils lost six shoot-outs in a row last season before winning against Belfast in the play-off semi-finals.
But last week, Fifa president Sepp Blatter asked Franz Beckenbauer, the Bayern Munich honorary president, to come up with an alternative to the "tragedy" of shoot-outs in his 2014 Football Task Force, designed to recommend rule changes.
The keeper said: "As a kid I had an OK record in penalty shoot-outs but when it comes to the seniors it's a different class.
The wacky Dutch coach, currently in charge at Bayern Munich, wants to ditch penalty shoot-outs and switch to a battle of the gladiators.