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P2P

Business slang, usually used in reference to startups or internet startup,refers to "path to profitability.".

P2P

1. Path to profitability. A loan to a start-up or other new company from a source other than a financial institution. A lender often charges high interest in a P2P loan. This provides the borrower with financing needed to maintain operations until it becomes profitable. See also: Angel investor.

2. Informal for a business plan, especially for a new company or a dot-com.
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After these steps an application will be able to call Wi-Fi P2P methods in WifiP2pManager object and receive Wi-Fi P2P intents.
Firms in the P2P industry do not need a licence to be a lender because they do not lend their own money.
Despite the emergence of many alternative methods of payment, cash still accounts for the majority of P2P payments in the three regions studied," Aite Group's Ron Shevlin said.
A handful of colleges and universities, such as Pennsylvania State University, have subscribed to legitimate P2P services, such as the revamped Napster.
Under this bill, a copyright owner can't send a virus to P2P pirates, can't remove any files on the pirate's computer and can't even remove files that include the pirated works,'' he said.