GCash FutureCast Introduces 10 New Innovations That Bring The Future Of Fintech To All Filipinos

GCash is the Philippines ' # 1 Finance Super App with over 79 million users who enjoy fast , safe , and convenient transactions online . Based on Data.ai , a reputable 3rd party platform , GCash is the # 1 Finance Super App in the country with the most downloads , the highest Monthly Active Users , and even the highest Daily Active Users , as GCash is now part of their daily

routines .

First launched as an SMS platform in 2005 and later as a super app in 2012 , GCash was the first to introduce the QR payment system in the country . It supported the digital migration of Filipinos during the pandemic , and now that the world has reopened , it expands its services to suit the changing needs of Filipinos in a global digital financial landscape .

At this year's #GCashFutureCast event , GCash ushered in the future of Fintech through 10 ground - breaking innovations for every Filipino .

Tools for financial freedom

GCash has made wealth management products like savings , insurance , and investments easy and accessible . Now it introduces products to help people grow their wealth and to help them protect it .

GStocks PH is AB Capital Securities , Inc.'s ( ABCSI ) online retail securities trading services made accessible through the GCash app . Its user - friendly and simplified trading interface was designed through a collaboration with the Philippine Stock Exchange . Through GStocks PH , users can now trade stocks of over 280 local companies . GStocks PH will be available to more users soon .

GCrypto allows users to discover and explore the world of Crypto and NFTS . Users get access to curated NFT collections , like The House of Ohlala by Filipino contemporary artist , Reen Barrera , on the GCrypto NFT Hub . Buying and selling Crypto is also made easier with an exchange powered by PDAX , the Philippines ' leading homegrown cryptocurrency exchange .

Ginsure Online Shopping Protect insurance offers users 60 days of coverage up to P20,000 for all their online purchases for just P34 . The insurance covers scenarios when orders are not delivered , are accidentally damaged , are not as described , or are stolen . The insurance product , powered by Chubb , is embedded in the user's online GCash payment journey across 1,500 online shops and platforms .

GCash goes global

Traveling Filipinos can now go cashless globally using GCash's newest services . For overseas Filipinos , they can now use GCash to send money and support to their family back home .

GCash Global Pay allows Filipino travelers to do cross - border QR payments at Alipay + merchants in Singapore , Malaysia , Japan , South Korea , Qatar , Germany , Italy , France and the United Kingdom . This eliminates the hassle of paying with cash , or withdrawing money at ATMs where you can incur high service fees . It offers real - time Forex charging , with no service fees .

GCash Card gives travelers the advantage of real time Forex charging at low exchange rates and no service fees . With this , users can access their funds in a single tap or swipe at over 100 million shops across 200 countries and territories around the world through VISA's expansive network .. This enables travelers to enjoy hassle - free shopping and dining experiences wherever they may be . The new GCash card will be available later this year .

GCash Overseas allows overseas Filipinos in Japan , Australia , Italy and the USA to download GCash using international SIM cards . Now they can send money , buy load , and pay bills for their loved ones back home . They can enjoy the convenience of sending money for free with GCash to GCash transactions , saving them the cost of remittance fees . GCash also announced that it is now available in the UK and Canada . GCash Overseas is currently on Beta and is limited to a number of users , but will expand to more users soon .

Borrowing made easier

GGives supports Filipinos with the ability to buy now , pay later with zero credit cards , zero additional documents , zero down payment , and now with zero interest at select merchants . GCash users are now free from the barriers normally associated with installment plans , for both in - store or online purchases .

Borrow Load will allow eligible users to borrow their favorite load promos today at zero cash out , giving them access to their preferred entertainment - even if they're short on budget . They can now afford to access data - heavy apps with load promos valid for up to 7 days . Borrow Load will be rolling out to more users soon .

Improved security and user experience

GCash has taken steps to make transactions safer and more seamless through two new features :

GChat is a new , user - friendly messenger feature that makes it easier to chat and transact with contacts , share receipts instantly , and trace transaction histories . The feature makes it easier to search for conversations with friends , merchants or customers , while the Gigi and Advisories features allow users to get help anytime in real - time . GChat will be rolling out to users in the next few months .

DoubleSafe is the latest GCash security feature that prevents fraudsters from taking over accounts . It provides an additional layer of security on top of the 2 - Factor Authentication and mobile pin ( MPIN ) . DoubleSafe will be activated for every first login to a new mobile phone , and will use facial recognition to secure an account should the user inadvertently share their MPIN and OTP to fraudsters

At the FutureCast event , GCash CEO Martha Sazon said , " GCash has empowered and enabled every Filipino to remain hopeful and pursue progress . As the Philippines ' # 1 Finance Super App and the first finance app to be a household name in the country , GCash is positioned to be everyone's enabler to be future - ready . With the 10 new innovations at GCash , our hopes for a better tomorrow begins today . "

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