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II-coverAsset Managers, Prepare to Have Your Business Disrupted
by Katina Stefanova, David Teten, and Brent Beardsley.  This is an ongoing research study of the investing industry, with a focus on the gaps that exist for innovative incumbents and creative founders to build new business models.  Institutional Investor published a summary of our research as their April 2016 cover story. My coauthors and I write about our research at

The Virtual Handshake is the first business book about how you can raise capital, originate investment opportunities, sign new clients, and win new business partners by using online networks and other ”Web 2.0” technologies. The exhaustively researched book draws on a wide range of academic research and dozens of case studies. Robert B. Cialdini, author of Influence: Science and Practice, said, “Anyone planning to build a business-online or not-will benefit from this pioneering book.” BusinessWeek, Harvard Business School Working Knowledge, Craig Newmark (founder of craigslist), and David Allen (author of Getting Things Done), have also all raved about the book. You can purchase The Virtual Handshake at major bookstores worldwide and on Amazon.

Blog! How the Newest Media Revolution is Changing Politics, Business and Culture
by David Kline and Dan Burstein
Includes chapter by David Teten and Scott Allen.