Aug 10, 2020

Tiger Global Case Competition 2020

  • Tiger Global Case Competition
  • Remote (Online)
Internship Competition Workshop Skill Building


Has COVID-19 suspended your extracurriculars? Looking to turbocharge your university applications? Excited at the prospect of winning a mentorship session with the philanthropist and billionaire investor, Julian Robertson, the 38th Prime Minister of New Zealand, Sir John Key and the Founder and CEO of Crimson, Jamie Beaton?

The Tiger Global Case Competition is the world's first global, online business case competition for high school students, delivered by our Principal Partner Tiger Global Management and our Official Sponsor PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Compete in teams of 3 or 4 to step into the shoes of a CEO and develop solutions to a real-world business' challenges in a set timeframe. Winning strategies require attention to detail, creativity, and business acumen.

In addition to world-class prizes, the Tiger Global Case Competition will allow you to experience the exciting world of business, develop key teamwork and problem-solving skills and build a high-impact CV for your university applications. Past competitors have been accepted to the Wharton Business School, the Economics and Management program at Oxford University, and UCL. 

Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range

13 - 19


You will register into one of 6 regions:

  1. Australia & New Zealand,
  2. Central & South America,
  3. East & Central Asia & Russia,
  4. Europe Middle East & Africa (EMEA),
  5. North America, and
  6. South & Southeast Asia

There are two rounds to the competition - 6 regional qualifiers for each region, and global finals. The top 2 teams from each region will progress to global finals. 

Global Winners: 

  • Virtual internship at PwC
  • Mentorship session with Julian Robertson, philanthropist and billionaire investor
  • US$1500 cash
  • US$2000 Crimson mentorship credit per person

Global Runners Up: 

  • Mentorship with Sir John Key, 38th Prime Minister of New Zealand
  • US$1000 cash
  • US$1500 Crimson mentorship credit per person

Global 3rd place:

  • Mentorship with Jamie Beaton, Founder and CEO of Crimson Education
  • US$500 cash
  • US$1000 Crimson mentorship credit per person

For a full list of prizes:

Participation Cost

The registration cost is US$10 per student. Financial aid is available, and will reduce the registration cost down to US$5 per student.

One person will apply for the team on the website, so please make sure they have the full registration payment for their whole team.

Minimum Technical Skill Needed

Creativity, problem-solving skills and effective communication - these qualities are all you need! There is no requirement to have studied business or economics beforehand.

As a competitor, you will have access to exclusive webinars and workshops presented by professionals from firms such as PwC. You will be able to go from being a complete novice to an expert in consulting and business in no time! 

Time Commitment

Regional Qualifying Rounds: The regional case study challenge will be released on 5th September, and you will have until 12th September to put together a Powerpoint detailing your solution. You may be invited to present your Powerpoint live to a panel of judges on 19th September. Exact times will be released after the 1st September.

Global Final Round: The top 2 teams from each region will be invited to the global rounds, which is a 48-hour sprint. The global case study challenge will be released on the 8th October. Finalist teams have two days, until the 11th October, to put together a Powerpoint with their new solution. All finalist teams will present live to a panel of judges on the 11th October, from which prizes will be determined.

For a full competition timeline:

Application Deadline

31 August 2020