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Speed Dating – Save the Date

Single and ready to Mingle? It's cuffing season, and TAP-NY is happy to announce the return of our annual Speed Dating event! This year's edition will be held in-person on Saturday, November 13th. Exact location and time TBD. This will be an exciting even where you'll meet fun & interesting single members of TAP-NY. Each candidate will have the opportunity to meet all members of the opposite sex during 1 on 1 dates, as well as participate in special curated games throughout. We've had several success stories from our speed dating series, so you don't want to miss out! In a...

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Member of the Month: Jonny Lee

Member of the Month: Jonny Lee

Tell us about yourself! It can be about anything – where you grew up, your professional background, your hobbies, etc. Hi! I’m a recent transplant in NYC from LA. I was born and raised in rural Illinois before attending USC for college. Since graduating in 2018, I’ve worked in finance and am currently working for a startup called T-REX here in NYC. Outside of work, you can find me building custom mechanical keyboards, exploring NYC like a tourist, or playing games like Apex Legends, Valorant, or CS:GO. Why did you join TAP? What was your first event?While I was at USC, TAP-LA had a...

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Plate by Plate 2021 – On a Boat

Plate by Plate

Plate by Plate, hosted by Project by Project (PbP), is returning this year, but ON A BOAT! The event will be benefiting our beneficiary partner, Think!Chinatown. Tickets will include unlimited food and drinks, a casino night, a silent auction, lots of entertainment, bumpin’ music, and stations where you can learn more about our 2021 Campaign: Asian Americans & The Environment. Plate by Plate is the oldest and largest Asian American-run tasting benefit in the nation, and the only one of its grandeur that is organized entirely by volunteers. At Plate by Plate NYC, you'll eat and...

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NATEA US Taiwan Startup Forum 2021

NATEA US Taiwan Startup Forum 2021

US Taiwan Startup Forum (UTSF) is a platform that showcases promising startups from US and Taiwan, with the vision to advance a more collaborative startup community and facilitate conversation on innovative ideas of products and services. It is a grassroots community effort to bring the two sides together to connect, learn, and build a stronger and brighter future for global high-tech startups. This event is organized by North America Taiwanese Engineering & Science Association (NATEA). For more information and to register, please visit https://www.utstartup.net. Event...

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TAP-NY Deal Alert: 44th Annual Asian American International Film Festival

AAIFF44

AsianCineVision is excited to announce the 44th Annual Asian American International Film Festival, returning this year as a hybrid event, with both virtual and in-person events! The 44th festival will take place from August 11th to 22nd, 2021. The festival features pieces by Taiwanese and Taiwanese American filmmakers, including the following: Features Taipei Suicide StoryMickey on the Road Classic The Terrorizers (1986) Shorts Block Taiwan Lost and Found: Sift through this special selection of Taiwanese shorts in which the search for human connection overcomes loss, borders and political...

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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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