Peer-to-Peer


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Peer-to-Peer

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 P to P loan. This provides the borrower with financing needed to maintain operations until it becomes profitable. See also: Angel investor.
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The NSR Invest and MonJa integration will also enhance the critical API connections needed to access peer-to-peer investments from the industry's leading marketplaces, including Lending Club, Prosper and Funding Circle.
In comparison to bank-originated consumer-finance loans, peer-to-peer loans performed either similarly or slightly better.
Weiss and Grokster President Wayne Rosso said Peer-to-Peer United will encourage companies to tighten security protections and do more to block the exchange of pornography.
Peer-to-peer networks have two major disadvantages:
TruSight's AI algorithms and loan-monitoring mechanisms enable us to create a truly diversified portfolio of what we believe to be the most promising peer-to-peer loans," said Mr.
By using APIs described in the Windows XP Peer-to-Peer SDK beta, developers can concentrate on their applications and not the lower-level plumbing needed to support many common peer-to-peer scenarios.
The next Peer-to-Peer Working Group (P2PWG) meeting will be held on Thursday, November 29, 2001 from 10am to 5pm, at the Santa Clara Marriott in Santa Clara, California.
RawFlow is a leading provider of live peer-to-peer streaming technology that enables broadcasters, CDN's and webcasters to maximise the scalability and quality of their internet broadcasts without increasing risk or cost.
NetExpert's peer-to-peer capability means that availability and reliability are increased even if you use fault-tolerant computers.
Our goal is to demonstrate that high-speed downloads using peer-to-peer file transfer will make the broadband-connected PC an entertainment hub for consumers.
WASHINGTON DC & NEW YORK -- RawFlow, a leading provider of live peer-to-peer (P2P) streaming technology, announced joining The Distributed Computing Industry Association (www.