#GCashFutureCast: 10 New Exciting Features on Our GCash App!

There's definitely no doubt that GCash is the Philippines’ #1 Finance Super App in the Philippines with its over 79 million users who enjoy safe, reliable and convenient online transaction. Since it was in 2005, GCash has gained numerous recognitions and followings making it 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 based on the latest Data.ai report.

Now, more than ever, GCash is ready to provide Filipinos more freedom as it take
another notch of innovation with the launch of its 10 groundbreaking innovations at this year’s #GCashFutureCast event, which was held yesterday, March 30 at Whitespace Makati.

"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," said Martha Sazon, GCash CEO.

Meet the Future
After its success of providing wealth management products like savings, insurance, and investments, GCash is now ready to introduce new products to help people grow their wealth as well as help them protect it and manage it even better. Here are the 10 new exciting products that you can now access on your GCash account:

1. GStocks PH
In partnership with AB Capital Securities, Inc.'s (ABCSI), online retail securities trading services has made more 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.

2. GCrypto 
With its growing popularity as alternative way of growing your assets, GCaash has now allow 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.

3. GInsure 
Filipinos growing love for online shopping needs to be protected, and with GInsure, online shoppers can now avail insurance for 60 days of coverage up to P20,000 for all their online purchases for just Php34. 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.

Recognizing the presence of many Filipinos across the planet, GCash recently launched its global products that will cater to more Filipinos and give them further access on their finances wherever they may be.

4. GCash Global Pay 
This new service 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.

5. GCash Card 
Giving travelers the advantage of real time Forex charging at low exchange rates and no service fees, GCash Card lets its users access their funds in a single tap 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.

6. GCash Overseas 
Overseas Filipinos in Japan, Australia, Italy and the USA can now download GCash using international SIM cards. They can now send money, buy load, and pay bills for their loved ones back home using GCash app. 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.

GCash also continues to throw support to more Filipinos by providing services that will let them borrow money or load from family and friends.

7. GGives 
Officially launching this services at the #GCashFutureCast event, GGives is created to support 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.

8. Borrow Load 
With Gcash, users can 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.

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

9. GChat 
Care to chat? You can do it now with GCash! This 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.

10. DoubleSafe 
The last but not the least 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.

Strengthening its leadership in the market, GCash is definitely set to face the future with its customers in mind. Congratulations and thank you for continuously innovating for us, GCash!

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