After taking part in a 12-week women-only coding course in the US, Sun left her job at Goldman Sachs to start First Code Academy in Hong Kong in 2013. THE BIZ What began as a one-day, girls-only coding workshop has grown into a range of courses for children of both genders. There’s now a five-year curriculum, and three students were recently invited to show off their apps at MIT. The company recently expanded operations to Singapore.
WHY HIM? Ng left a career in graphic design to start Casetify, an accessories company that enables customers to personalise their phone cases with favourite quotes or Instagram pics. THE BIZ With Snapchat marketing and celebrity endorsements, the 35-yearold has created the world’s third-largest tech accessories brand in just five years.