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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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Peer2Peer Networks focuses on creating platforms that allow individuals to connect with each other, as well as to directly support micro businesses and services.
InCrowd developed Peer2Peer to give physicians a secure, compliant place to ask questions of their colleagues.
the leading national expert network for school admissions, today announced its acquisition of Peer2Peer Tutors, Inc.
The initiative introduces a new product, Appistry EAF Community Edition, an Open Distribution licensing model, and the company's new Peer2Peer developer portal.
WatchGuard products prevent security attacks using specific VOIP proxies over Unified Communication Systems while the integrated WebBlocker service is capable of blocking high-risk messaging and Peer2Peer connections and also detects encoded attacks.
Other Conference draws included 40+ Peer2Peer sessions, Town Hall Events with FTC Commission Debra Platt Majoras and two major exposition attractions: the Interactive Testing Challenge and Innovation Station.
The conference also hosts networking events such as daily Peer2Peer Roundtables, which provide opportunities for attendees to discuss best practices with their peers and NI developers for a specific application, job position or industry.
invite security and virtualization experts to attend their Peer2Peer session, "Launch of the CIS Virtual Machine Security Benchmark Working Group" at the RSA Conference in San Francisco.
Also making history, the Board Bangers are taking advantage of the MySpace and YouTube phenomenon and revolutionizing it by launching a Peer2Peer viral marketing campaign with Jun Group Productions, who is best known for garnering over 3.
Diversinet will also participate in a Peer2Peer session on e-wallets led by Stuart Vaeth, the company's chief security officer (CSO).
Showcases Workshare Ready Partners, World's Leading ILP Client, and Standards Based Workflow and Discovery and Reporting; Facilitates Peer2Peer Session with Legal IT Expert
Also on Tuesday, Greg Kopchinski, Bivio's senior manager of product management, will facilitate a Peer2Peer session titled, "Universal Threat Management Platforms: Ready for Prime Time?