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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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P2P payments are among the most basic forms of transaction but the mechanisms used have many implications for payment providers.
After these steps an application will be able to call Wi-Fi P2P methods in WifiP2pManager object and receive Wi-Fi P2P intents.
Firms in the P2P industry do not need a licence to be a lender because they do not lend their own money.
Despite the emergence of many alternative methods of payment, cash still accounts for the majority of P2P payments in the three regions studied," Aite Group's Ron Shevlin said.
A handful of colleges and universities, such as Pennsylvania State University, have subscribed to legitimate P2P services, such as the revamped Napster.
Under this bill, a copyright owner can't send a virus to P2P pirates, can't remove any files on the pirate's computer and can't even remove files that include the pirated works,'' he said.
Despite the potential of electronic means of P2P, cash will remain king for the foreseeable future for the vast majority of day-to-day P2P transactions.
Patterns of gifting are similar to those of P2P payments and presents opportunities
The concept of P2P lending started in 2005, but growth was initially very slow and it took time for people to understand the deliverables and advantages of social lending.
According to Zack Sanders, Director of Security, "P2P Blocking is a natural fit for NetGladiator's custom pattern recognition engine, making it relatively easy for us to incorporate P2P detection into our existing suite of web application protections.
a multitude of FIs are starting to offer mobile P2P services, and if they successfully implement and market those services, they can increase consumer usage in the near term.
While MultiMedia Intelligence believes P2P has a key role to play in content's future, all members within the value chain must be active participants in shaping the future for online content.