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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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Yorkshire Building Society executive director Andy Caton said that, while P2P is a suitable investment for some, it is important savers do their research and talk to a professional first.
There are no immediate plans to bring P2P lenders under the scope of the FSCS at the present time.
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However, all over the world P2P users are recording from TV, digitizing and sharing thousands and thousands of music videos and TV shows episodes, many of which, incidentally, would never be available outside their country of origin.
If you want to avoid the P2P programs all together, it's still probably a good idea to get broadband service.
Proximity P2P is dominated by basic and established payment tools presenting an opportunity for new modes of P2P
Moreover, what US industries aspire to is the rate of expansion of China's P2P loan platform; and it still continues to accelerate.
P2P lender Funding Circle said the typical net return for its investors is 6.
The report, which was based on an August 2010 survey of more than 3,000 consumers in those three nations, reveals consumers' P2P payment behavior by method, channel and recipient.
Basically, if students are using Kazaa, Grokster, Morpheus, or any other free P2P service, an IT director can be sure that spyware is on their PCs and laptops, probably causing compatibility problems, watching users, hogging bandwidth to propagate itself, and slowing down the network.