P2P

(redirected from Point-to-point)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Point-to-point: Point-to-Point Protocol, Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet, Point-to-point tunneling protocol

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
As a point-to-point architecture with hot-plug and hot-swap support, PCIe is software-compatible with PCI and PCI-X to simplify next-generation serial computing system designs.
Arthur Shone, spokesman for the North West area point-to-point, said: ``The Jockey Club's decision to award each meeting pounds 3, 000 should buffer the immediate effects of the ban.
April 21 - Braes of Derwent point-to-point - second and last out of seven starters;
Her Cambridge blue racing colours carried by such horses as Gay Avec, Sir Noddy and Ferreter haven't been seen on a point-to-point course for some years.
Test instruments which can monitor traffic related to all the components in a bus will be able to monitor only the traffic related to the end points in a point-to-point connection.
Obviously it is harder to win races under rules than it is to win point-to-points.
The news came following a meeting of the Jockey Club's point-to-point liaison committee.
In order to accomplish the scalability required for large storage systems using point-to-point connections, the ability to cost-effectively integrate multiple-ported serial connections on a single VLSI device is required.
the company is a pioneer in point-to-point and point-to-multipoint systems in the unlicensed and licensed frequency bands.
Welsh point-to-point fans will be saddened to learn of the sudden death of John Cory, of St Brides-super-Ely, in the Vale of Glamorgan, writes Brian Lee.
Aperto's PacketMAX platform enables service providers to easily deploy, scale and offer broadband wireless services via point-to-point and point-to-multipoint networks.
Full browser ?