What Is Peer-To-Peer?

Feedough

The IT world witnesses two significant types of network architectures: the client server-network and the peer-to-peer network. Hence, peer-to-peer network architecture came into existence. What Is Peer-To-Peer Network?

Key Takeaways From Startup Grind Global

Entrepreneurs' Organization

After the Startup Grind Global conference, he took time to reflect on the lessons he learned from the many early-stage entrepreneurs he spoke with. EO is a peer-to-peer learning organization , so it made perfect sense to offer free mentoring sessions to conference attendees who wished to spend time with an entrepreneur. After 20 sessions, over two intense back-to-back days, I took away many lessons that I am excited to implement.

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Booming edtech M&A activity brings consolidation to a fragmented sector

TechCrunch

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to force teachers, students and parents to adopt new technologies, edtech’s total addressable market has massively grown in the last several months. Content, to an extent, is commoditized.

Identiq, a privacy-friendly fraud prevention startup, secures $47M at Series A

TechCrunch

Fraud prevention is big business, which is slated to be worth $145 billion by 2026, ballooning by eightfold in size compared to 2018. Identiq takes a different, more privacy-friendly approach to fraud prevention, without having to share a customer’s data with a third-party.

Looking to emulate Venmo, JoomPay preps a Euro launch for easy bill splitting and cash payments

TechCrunch

JoomPay , a startup with a similar product to PayPal-owned Venmo in the U.S., is set to launch in Europe shortly after being granted a Luxembourg Electronic Money Institution (EMI) license. The app allows people to send and receive money with anyone, instantly and for free.

With investors expecting a Latin American cryptocurrency boom, Mexico’s Bitso raises $62 million

TechCrunch

Six years after the launch of the Mexico-based cryptocurrency exchange and financial services platform Bitso , the company revealed it has closed on $62 million in financing to capitalize on the cryptocurrency boom investors expect to hit Latin America. .

Top Four Survival Tips for Small Business Owners

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Every day—perhaps every hour—you feel forced to reset your expectations, your goals and your strategy. Entrepreneurs jump in to offer solutions.”. Before you tackle the problems at hand, take time to reflect on your core purpose. Encourage your clients to post online reviews.

3 key ingredients for successful remote work

Entrepreneurs' Organization

The global coronavirus pandemic has forced a widespread shift to remote work. Around the world, parents struggle to find a quiet space to work, professionals battle with technology, and employers assess the safest way forward. . Keep them to 20 or less.

Enlist collaborators. Everyone is invited. Fireside Chat 3

Ecosystem Builder Hub

Social Venturers is launching a series of Fireside Chats to discuss what makes ecosystem builders effective. Every two weeks from September 10th until December 3rd, they are hosting peer-to-peer knowledge sharing sessions and you are invited! #3

Indonesian investment platform FUNDtastic lands $7.7 million Series A

TechCrunch

Despite the market impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, retail investing is increasing in Indonesia , especially among people aged 18 to 30. million Series A to tap into that demand, with plans to launch new products for retail investors, reports DealStreetAsia.

Live the Values. Fireside Chat 4

Ecosystem Builder Hub

Social Venturers is launching a series of Fireside Chats to discuss what makes ecosystem builders effective. Every two weeks from September 10th until December 3rd, they are hosting peer-to-peer knowledge sharing sessions and you are invited! #4

Foster Inclusive Conversations. Fireside Chat 2

Ecosystem Builder Hub

Social Venturers is launching a series of Fireside Chats to discuss what makes ecosystem builders effective. Every two weeks from September 10th until December 3rd, they are hosting peer-to-peer knowledge sharing sessions and you are invited! #2

The Demand Side Of A Crypto-Network

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

I was purchasing some domains with Ethereum yesterday and ran out of funds in my wallet and went to Coinbase to buy some more ETH. The price was approaching $3000 and I thought to myself, “the demand side of this network is exploding.” ” The way crypto-networks work is that the supply side gets built first with incentives to mine, validate, stake, etc. You need ETH to do things on the Ethereum network.

Public Speaking Essentials

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Sure, business owners and entrepreneurs aren’t required to deliver keynote presentations at large conferences or launch side careers as inspirational speakers. Ready to become a better public speaker? TED Talks are a great place to start.

Lydia raises another $86 million to build a European financial super app

TechCrunch

He joined Accel as a venture partner in July and he’s going to join Lydia’s board of directors. Shortly after, Braintree acquired peer-to-peer payment app Venmo. Jhawar believes that peer-to-peer payments represent the beginning of a long-term consumer relationship.

Connect people. Fireside Chat 5

Ecosystem Builder Hub

Social Venturers is hosting a series of Fireside Chats to discuss what makes ecosystem builders effective. Every two weeks from September 10th until December 3rd, they are hosting peer-to-peer knowledge sharing sessions and you are invited! #5

EO Entrepreneurs Share Strategies for Failure-Proofing Small Business

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Before diving into entrepreneurship, wouldn’t it be ideal to tap into the knowledge of experienced, thriving business owners for advice on failure-proofing a new business? Do whatever legwork is possible to validate your product-market fit before investing everything in your concept.

Put Entrepreneurs Front and Center. Fireside Chat 1

Ecosystem Builder Hub

Social Venturers is launching a series of Fireside Chats to discuss what makes ecosystem builders effective. Every two weeks from September 10th until December 3rd, they are hosting peer-to-peer knowledge sharing sessions and you are invited! #1

An Invitation to Explore and Adopt “Capitalism With Care”

Entrepreneurs' Organization

During the Great Recession of 2008-10, Kent guided dozens of CEOs and their companies successfully through the crisis and positioned them to capitalize on the economic expansion that followed. to learn how our collective behavior toward planet Earth played a role in the COVID-19 pandemic.

Helping Big Get Small - Why I invested in Orchard's effort to help institutions participate in online lending

This is going to be BIG.

This creates a large opportunity for companies who see consumer trends and understand enterprises well enough figure out what it will take to get them to participate. This is essentially the bet that Box has made relative to Dropbox. Online lending, specifically peer to peer, is one of those markets. I''m excited to have made an investment through Brooklyn Bridge Ventures alongside Spark and Canaan in their initial round.

Road trippers can rejoice as RVshare raises over $100 million to grow its RV rental business

TechCrunch

As continentally confined Americans look for domestic vacation options that won’t expose them to too much risk of infection from the pandemic that’s still raging across the country, the RV rental company RVshare has raised more than $100 million to capitalize on its historic opportunity.

ErudiFi raises $5 million Series A to give students in Southeast Asia more education financing options

TechCrunch

Based in Singapore, ErudiFi wants to help more students in Southeast Asia stay in school by giving them affordable financing options. Interest rates and repayment terms vary between institutions, but can be as low as 0%, with loans payable in 12 to 24 months.

Umba, a digital bank for emerging markets, raises $2M Seed funding to expand across Africa

TechCrunch

Currently operating in Kenya and Nigeria, Umba offers a digital financial service alternative to legacy African banks. Its mobile app gives customers a free checking account, free instant peer-to-peer money transfers, lending, deposits, BillPay and cash back.

Your path to happiness & success: 3 ways to hack your daily habits

Entrepreneurs' Organization

They become successful by establishing the habit of doing things unsuccessful people don’t like to do.” – William Makepeace Thackeray An iPhone starts ringing, startling me out of my deep sleep. I start replying quickly, wanting to get as much accomplished as possible.

Are You a Leader or a Laggard?

Entrepreneurs' Organization

GS1 US, an information standards organization that helps brands identify their products for commerce, recently surveyed more than 500 entrepreneurs to identify best practices to achieve sustained success. Are you prepared to think big?

Why PRISM May Herald a New Golden Age for P2P

Tomasz Tunguz

But should a large wave of privacy sentiment sweep the country, the natural response to cloud software would be an evolution towards peer-to-peer. Peer-to-peer communication fragments data storage amongst clients without the need for storage on a central server. A huge wave in the early 2000s, peer-to-peer communication has become less visible of late.

A Simple Conversation Can Improve Employee Performance

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Investing in your employees also happens to be a great way to invest in your business. At the end of some workdays, one of my foremen would return to our yard with dirty tools and equipment just tossed in the back of his truck. It was time to have a conversation.

Advancing your business with the help of an accelerator

Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

When emerging entrepreneur David Davila started to develop his idea of a family business selling coffee, one of his friends recognized that he had a great idea and encouraged him to apply to Union Kitchen, a startup accelerator in the United States. area, partner with entrepreneurs to establish a cohesive concept that is successful in local markets, before scaling regionally. Connect with your peers. Don’t worry about trying to reinvent the wheel.

What the Facebook IPO means: 10 things

This is going to be BIG.

1) Expect the angel and seed stage market to continue to stay hot. Newly wealthy Facebookers will likely contribute massively to early stage companies, which means building relationships with companies early and actually rolling up sleeves to add value will be a must for investors. 2) Facebook will be hungry for growth in its ad business, and since it is running out of internet connected humans to connect to, it will need tools to make more out of each person.

Mexican challenger bank Fondeadora adds $14 million to its Series A

TechCrunch

In addition to customers from legacy banks, Fondeadora can become the first bank account for many people. You can choose to receive push notifications for transactions. This way, you can show your card to your friends.

6 Lessons From an Entrepreneur’s Journey

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Like many Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) members, he believes in continuous learning and improvement in order to take his businesses further and better serve the people that benefit from his services. At other times, the system can teach people not to go out on a limb.

The NYC Helium Network

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

As many of you know, Helium is a peer to peer low bandwidth wireless network that anyone can run a hotspot for. The Helium network in NYC is already 133 hotspots strong and the map of lower Manhattan looks like this: If you would like to buy a Helium hotspot and start earning Helium tokens you can do that here. This is token incentive economics at work in building out wireless infrastructure and I am excited to watch this happen.

Haven

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

The idea behind Haven is: Finally, people anywhere in the world can connect directly to each other using their mobile devices and trade privately with no credit cards, no banks, and no tech companies tracking their activities, or charging listing and transaction fees. . Over 250,000 nodes have been created by people using this peer-to-peer network since the release of version 2.0 If you want to check out Haven, you can do that here.

Joompay launches its bill-splitting payment app across Europe to take on TransferWise and others

TechCrunch

Joompay , a startup with an iOS and Android app similar to Venmo and TransferWise, has now launched in Europe after obtaining a Luxembourg Electronic Money Institution (EMI) license. The app allows people to send and receive money with anyone, instantly and for free.

How Flexible Thinking Can Help Your Small Business Thrive During COVID-19

Smart Hustle Magazine

If you don't want to miss when registration opens up, sign up for our newsletter. And it's even scarier when you need to make a shift in your small business. In a short but powerful talk with Elizabeth, she explained that flexibility is necessary not just to survive but also to thrive.

Getaround tops up $25M debt financing to its $140M Series E

TechCrunch

Silicon Valley peer-to-peer car rental startup Getaround has secured a $25 million loan from Horizon Technology Finance Corporation. Getaround’s raise signals that the company is looking for new ways to secure cash without further diluting executives or investors.

Second Stage Companies: What’s All the Buzz About?

Carol Lauffer

At a recent InBIA conference, I found an overwhelming response to our session on the topic of programming for second stage companies. Directing economic development efforts at second stage companies can have a tremendous impact on the growth of these companies and the economic benefits to a community. Second stage businesses must expand their market and their teams, and of course, obtain capital to support their growth.