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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BLBEK, Lebanon: A 28-year-old man was wounded Wednesday in a shootout with would-be kidnappers outside his home in east Lebanon, security sources said.
In my sample there were 73 shootouts, in professor Palacios-Huerta's sample considerably more - 269.
"Shootout At Wadala" also earned big at the overseas box office, collecting a[sup.1]4.88 crore in the first weekend.
The shootout was supported by Barclays, who sponsored last year's Midlands Business Journalist of the Year award.
Shootout at Wadala, directed and co- produced by Sanjay Gupta, is being marketed as a prequel to the 2007 hit, Shootout at Lokhandwala.
Humpa said the shootout ensued as the drug personalities opened fire when the vehicle of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) stopped near them.
Wells, 29, got QPR on level terms in the 15th minute, sweeping a delightful right-foot shot into the bottom right-hand corner from outside the box, and later drew a foul in the area from which Ryan Manning scored the 86th equaliser from the penalty spot to set up the shootout.
Initial investigation showed that prior to the shootout, an informant went to the Baseco police community precinct and reported that some men with guns were seen at Baseco's Block 9 Extension.
Drmic was the only man denied in the shootout, with Pickford diving to his right to paw away the strike.
"With this new format, we are able to address fan and team concerns about the existing shootout format in the final, which has been the major focus of our committee discussions over several seasons," said IIHF Competition and Coordination Committee Chairman, Franz Reindl, as cited on the federation's website.The Ice Hockey World Championship will take place in Slovakia between May 10 and 26, 2019.
The alleged shootout occurred in Barangay San Andres before dawn of Monday.
In a dramatic shootout, Japan faltered on their first two attempts while Malaysia scored on both.