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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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While people may believe their files are only available to a few friends, in reality these files can be accessed by millions of people all over the world who are part of the same P2P network.
A self-organizing P2P network autonomously adapts to the arrival, departure, and failure of nodes.
While the FTC did not release names of the organizations or the P2P networks, FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz said, "Companies and institutions of all sizes are vulnerable to serious P2P-related breaches, placing consumers' sensitive information at risk.
The platform, which is the first pay-per-click for P2P Search and the first SEM across all P2P Search, gives top advertisers and content providers a marketing solution to target and connect their branded content directly to consumers across all major P2P networks.
At the same time, they offer computing and storage resources to build and maintain the global index and the underlying P2P network.
RazorPop's TrustyFiles is the industry's leading multiple P2P network software.
Further, a P2P network protocol facilitates collaborative ontology editing.
Being selected by CRChex to protect its customers, employees and company confidential data further validates our commitment in providing the only Active Denial of P2P Network security solutions for the financial services industry," Fahmy said.
The problem isn't with the P2P network itself, he said.
Section II : titled Systems and Assets : Issues Arising from Decentralised Networks in Security and Law consists of four chapters focussing on security aspects ranging from security of the P2P network to the potential security issues related to the database it contains.
In our trust model, a P2P network consists of peers.