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NATEA and Monte Jade West Future of Blockchain and Crypto

NATEA Blockchain

Join NATEA and Monte Jade West for a virtual Crypto 101 session with a deep dive in blockchain on Friday, July 23rd, from 5PM to 7PM PDT. You'll hear from multiple speakers about crypto investing and the latest trends today, as well as have an opportunity to ask questions. Agenda (time in PDT) 5:00 - 5:10 NATEA and Monte Jade West Introduction5:10 - 5:40 Part 1 - Introduction to Crypto5:40 - 6:10 Part 2 - Panel Discussion: Investment & Regulatory with Cryptocurrency6:10 - 6:50 Part 3 - Fireside Chat: Where NFTs and DeFi meet6:50 - 7:00 Q&A For more details and to register, visit...

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BIO Digital Taiwan Day

BIO Digital Taiwan Day

With COVID-19 dramatically changing the healthcare industry, organizations have been forced to adapt their practices and embrace digital transformation - and now, as vaccines become more available, it is time to look to the future. Monte Jade New England (MJNE), the Investment and Trade Office of Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office NY, and the Development Center of Biotechnology (DCB) are bringing together entrepreneurs, healthcare leaders, and VCs for BIO Digital Taiwan Day, a virtual event to be held on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, at 7 PM EDT. This event promotes the US and...

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Lunchbox Crowdfunding Launch

Lunchbox Crowdfunding Launch

Award-winning Taiwanese American director/writer and TAP-NY member Anne Hu will be launching the crowdfunding campaign for her upcoming short film Lunchbox on Monday, June 21, 2021, on Seed&Spark! This short drama about a Taiwanese American woman reconnecting to her late immigrant mother through cooking her childhood lunches is also led by an all Asian, female producing team: Chenney Chen, Rachel Liu, and Gabriella Murillo.  Please follow their campaign for their latest news/updates and contribute! Synopsis: When a Taiwanese American woman prepares lunches from her childhood, she...

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SPARK Accel

Spark Accel

SPARK Accel is a personalized virtual accelerator designed to help Taiwanese American entrepreneurs grow as leaders and scale their businesses. Built by a team of experienced tech professionals across the U.S., the program will give entrepreneurs the opportunity to learn from successful TA founders and business leaders, join a supportive members-only network, and win up to $15,000, with no strings attached. The inaugural 4-week program will take place during weekday evenings between July 19th and August 13th and is 100% free. Applications are open until June 12th. Visit www.sparkaccel.com...

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Member of the Month: Merrick Tien

Member of the Month: Merrick Tien

For our May Member of the Month, we interviewed superstar member Merrick Tien! Read on to learn more about him. Tell us about yourself! It can be about anything – where you grew up, your professional background, your hobbies, etc. Hi TAP! I grew up in New York City, and have been a consultant, marketer and product manager, currently looking for jobs in streaming media or cleantech. Back in college, I sang in a world tour with a jazz a cappella group, and was also a member of some choruses. For my pandemic hobby, I'm dabbling in basic audio production, mostly as a way to sing indie rock,...

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Yun Hai Taiwanese Dried Fruits Kickstarter

Yun Hai Kickstarter

Yun Hai was founded in 2018 to bring small batch, Taiwanese food brands to the US and to raise awareness of Taiwanese culture. They started with handmade soy sauces and chili crisp, but are now bringing our favorite, Taiwanese-style dried fruits to the US!  Inspired by the recent pineapple ban, Yun Hai is working with small farmers and agricultural co-ops across Taiwan to help bring some of our most beloved fruits stateside. Launching with the classic Irwin Mango, Golden Diamond Pineapple, and Pearl Guava, these fruits are dried gently to preserve their aromatic flavor and chewy texture,...

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Member of the Month: Catherine Wei

Member of the Month: Catherine Wei

For our April Member of the Month, we interviewed superstar member Catherine Wei! Read on to learn more about her. Tell us about yourself! It can be about anything – where you grew up, your professional background, your hobbies, etc. Hi everyone, my name is Catherine! I moved to NYC after college and have enjoyed being a member of TAP-NY! My professional experience has revolved around marketing since I love that there’s both consumer-centric and data-driven aspects to the field. I currently work in media and tech, specifically focused on measuring advertising effectiveness. In my free...

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Coming Together Against AAPI Hate

Against AAPI Hate

We’re tired. We’re frustrated. We’re heartbroken. And we know that many of you are as well in light of the shootings in Atlanta this week and the ongoing attacks and hate against the Asian American community. At the outset of the pandemic, we wrote about coming together to support each other in a virtual environment. Since then, we’ve reiterated our stance against racism, shared resources, and encouraged you all to join in on the momentum to speak up and call for change to combat racism. A year later, we’re asking again for our community to come together. We know that this is an...

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TECO Taiwan Career Talk 2021

TECO Taiwan Career Talk 2021

Interested in working abroad? Join the Investment and Trade Office of Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the US for a virtual career event on Monday, March 29, 2021, at 8 PM to explore job opportunities abroad provided by Taiwanese enterprises. At the event, human resources representatives from ASUS, Acer, Realtek, Micron, and Taishin Financial Holdings will introduce job openings and share their insights of future recruitment trends. This event aims to bridge US talent with Taiwanese enterprises. DetailsDate: Monday, March 29, 2021Time: 8 PM – 10 PM EDTRegistration:...

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TAP-NY Deal Alert: AAIFF 2021 Submissions

AAIFF 2021 Submissions

The Asian American International Film Festival (AAIFF) is proudly known as “The First Home to Asian American Cinema.” Organized by Asian CineVision, it is the first and longest-running festival dedicated to showcasing the moving image work by media artists of Asian descent for and about the Asian diaspora experience. The 44th festival is accepting submissions in a range of categories, including music videos and digital/web. TAP-NY members get an exclusive discount for submissions with code '3aRpdni' (no quotes) when submitting through AAIFF's FilmFreeway. This year's...

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