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TAP-NY Deal Alert: Dream Flare Film Festival 2020

Dream Flare Film Festival

For the first time ever, Dream Flare Film Festival (DFFF) is partnering with Taipei Film Festival to bring you nominated and award-winning Taiwanese works. By co-hosting with the Asian World Film Festival, which for many years has been leveraging their Hollywood background to promote Asian films in the US, DFFF is helping take Taiwanese films international!  The film festival will be held virtually from November 6th to November 20th. For more details and to purchase tickets, visit the film festival website here or the Facebook event page here. We have a...

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US Taiwan High Tech Forum 2020

US Taiwan High Tech Forum

In 2020, two of the most discussed topics are undoubtedly COVID-19 and trade tension between the US and China. The theme for this year's US Taiwan High Tech Forum 2020 (UTHF) draws from these topics, centered on the impact of trade and the pandemic on the high tech industry and the future landscape. This will be a virtual event with the cost sponsored by the Silicon Valley chapter of North America Taiwanese Engineering & Science Association (NATEA). The event will span across two half days with focused topics on semiconductor and supply chain and the intersection of artificial...

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TAP-NY Deal Alert: Lunar Hard Seltzer

Lunar Hard Seltzer

Calling hard seltzer fans and Asian fruit lovers! Get ready for Halloween with Lunar, the first Asian-American hard seltzer brand co-founded by a TAP-NY member. Made with all-natural, authentic fruit from Asia, their first flavor, Yuzu, is a fresh, bubbly version of honey citron tea. And at only 120 calories and 7g of sugar, it's healthier than your standard beers, cocktails and kombucha. TAP members get 10% off orders with "TAP10" valid through 10/31/20 or use "GETLUNAR" for free shipping to your door. Order now here! *Codes do not stack; we recommend using TAP10 on orders $50+...

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TAP-NY Deal Alert: Asian American International Film Festival

AAIFF 43

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 43rd festival will take place from October 1st to October 11th, 2020, in an entirely online format. There are 17 feature films, 14 short film blocks, and over 16 workshops, masterclasses, and special events. The film festival features several shorts by Taiwanese and...

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Boba Origin: Get Boba Accessories and Support TAP-NY!

Boba Origin

Calling all boba tea lovers! Boba Origin is a Los Angeles-based, boba-themed online shop, where cuteness and functionality cross. Through a special collaboration, use the code 'TAP-NY' to get 10% off your entire order, with 20% of all proceeds donated to TAP-NY through October 10, 2020! See below for sample items, and check out the full catalog here! BOBA BACKPACK/CROSSBODY BAG This cute mini backpack will be your new best companion for traveling or for everyday life. It’s compact yet spacious, perfect for fitting all your essentials whilst going about your everyday life. Don’t let the...

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TAP-NY Deal Alert: Nimble Made

Nimble Made

Celebrate the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival with Nimble Made, an "Actually Slim" dress shirt brand founded by Taiwanese-American Wesley Kang. He left his finance job in 2018 to create Actually Slim dress shirts after struggling to find a well-fitted dress shirt off-the-rack as a shorter and slimmer professional. Nimble Made strives for more size inclusion and Asian representation in fashion and has been featured by Huffpost, Money, Forbes as a "Slim Fit that Lives up to its Name." Check out their bestselling white dress shirt, The Crescent (named after Chang'e and the moon)....

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National Voter Registration Day Discussion

National Voter Registration Day Discussion

September 22nd is National Voter Registration Day! Join Taiwanese American Citizens League (TACL) for a discussion about voting from 8pm - 9:30pm ET. The event features the following speakers: Eileen Lin - VoteAmerica, Director of Strategic PartnershipsHelen Li - Fresh Off the Vote Podcast, FounderChristina Hu - TACL, Director of Civic Engagement You can submit your questions in advance by emailing Christina Hu at [email protected] with subject "GOTV Questions."Facebook event details linked here. The event will be hosted on Zoom at this...

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US Taiwan Startup Forum

US Taiwan Startup Forum

The US Taiwan Startup Forum (UTSF) will be hosted virtually on September 11th and 25th, 2020. This year, 15 startups from five technology themes ― AI, Semiconductor, Blockchain, IoT, and Digital Health ― will be pitching in front of 14 venture capitalists with investing focus in these sectors. In addition, the venture capitalists will provide feedback to the startup entrepreneurs, share industry insights, and engage with the attendees through an interactive Q&A during an investor panel discussion. This event will be a great opportunity to learn the latest trends in the startup world,...

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Hello Prosper’s 2020-2021 Asian Holiday Digital Calendar Launch

Hello Prosper’s 2020-2021 Asian Holiday Digital Calendar Launch

Hello Prosper just launched a free, open-source, 2020-2021 Asian Holiday Digital Calendar – an education tool to allow Asian Americans to feel celebrated and seen. How it works: Sign up for access to the digital calendar on helloprosper.co. Sharing is made easy. Copy and paste suggested language, captions, and artwork to share with your network.Compatible with Android and iPhone devices, and syncs seamlessly to the Google Calendar app.Receive historical doses of Asian culture worth celebrating at the palm of your hands. Learn about holidays and remembrance days from 19 different Asian...

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New Podcast Alert: Fresh Off the Vote

Fresh Off The Vote

TAP-NY alum, Jess Yeung, is announcing the launch of a new podcast! Fresh Off the Vote (FOTV) is a 100% grassroots podcast featuring voter outreach stories in APIA communities. Their team formed out of a Facebook Asian networking group, thanks to a young DNC delegate and educator. With a goal to make voting sexier than waiting in line with Grandma Meredith in a public gymnasium after work, they are youth inspiring other youth to use their voices. The FOTV team wants to take over the internet soon with their passion for political discussion. Podcast topics range from why Asian American...

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