MIDAS IT will be hosting a software development competition <2016 MIDAS Challenge>. Anyone who is interested in developing applied SW, graphics, web service, mobile software can participate in the competition.

 1. Competition Area
Applied SW Development 
UI/UX, Framework, DB
Graphics Development
3Dvisualization technology and utilization
Web Service Development
Web-based service
Mobile Software Development
Android and iOS-based apps

2. Eligibility
① Participation is open to everyone (educational background, experience, etc. do not matter)
 ※ Participants cannot partake in a group
3. How to Apply
① Period: April 4 (Mon) – April 26 (Tue); 6:00 PM
② Method: Apply online (
③ Documents: Application form provided on the website and portfolio
4. Preliminary Round
① Date: May 7, 2016 (Sat); 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM (4 hours)
② Process: Complete an assignment given on the website and upload results
③ Topic: Program problem solving skills; more details will be announced on the website.
④ Announcement of Results: Within 10 days after the preliminary round via e-mail
5. Orientation for Final Round                                                                           
① Date: May 21, 2016 (Sat); 10:00 AM
② Eligibility: Participants who have passed the preliminary round                                                                              
③ Venue: MIDAS IT headquarters (2F) in Pangyo
6. Final Round    
① Date: May 28, 2016 (Sat) – May 29, 2016 (Sun)                                    
② Eligibility: Participants who have passed the preliminary round
③ Venue: MIDAS IT headquarters (2F) in Pangyo
④ Process: Solve a given assignment in a group of 3 people and present results
※ Group assignment will be announced during the orientation and coordinated by the host (will consider development environment and language)
7. Evaluation
Development experts will evaluate groups’ presentation
② Judging Criteria: Creativity and completion 
8. Monetary Rewards
① Total Monetary Rewards: 21,000,000 KRW    
- MIDAS IT Award: 6,000,000 KRW (1 team)
- Grand Prize: 3,000,000 KRW (3 teams)
- Best Excellence: 1,500,000 KRW (1 team per area)                                              
※ Winners are responsible for tax payment.
9. Benefits                                                                         
① Winners who wish to work at MIDAS will receive benefits for hiring process
(May pass stages of document screening/written test/interviews)                                                                          
(The schedule and venue are subject to change. Also, the rewards may change if participants fail to meet the criteria for assignment results)