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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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Perhaps even more important has been another phenomenon in which the users withdraw from any hierarchical structures that could contain them by entering into interactions that are purely horizontal: 'peer2peer' (peer-to-peer) transmission.
Of the 10 million transactions, 70 per cent were on recharge and the remaining 30 per cent on Peer2Peer (P2P).
The STARS Networks, as communities of practice, now number eight and include: First-in-Family Network; First Year Experience Network; Peer2Peer Alliances Network; Psychological Well-being Network; Sharing Ideas, Resources and Experiences Network; STEM Network; Student Equity Network; and the Transition-Out Network.
Unlike its predecessors, Beta 5.0 is tougher to neutralize as the group asserts in a statement that "in the future even the necessary data for Popcorn Time will be transferred purely via Peer2Peer (the infrastructure for this is already in the beta 5.0)."
Peer2Peer Networks is excited to announce the upcoming launch of Gizmo, a new platform and service for real estate crowdfunding.
The goal of Peer2Peer Network's new real estate crowdfunding platform is best described by Raynell Bell, managing partner of Peer2Peer Networks, who says, “I established Peer2Peer for the purpose of creating services and opportunities that allow individuals and existing businesses to grow.
The three-day pass covers the attendee's choice of educational sessions throughout the three-day event, plus the Industry Networking Reception, Peer2Peer Luncheon, two continental breakfasts, refreshment breaks, expo admission and handouts of all sessions.
Ala carte sponsorships are also available for functions including the Industry Networking Reception, Peer2Peer Luncheon and e-mail registration promotions.