Friday, March 31, 2023

GCash unveils 10 groundbreaking innovations today! The Future of FinTech is here with GCash, the No.1 Finance Super App

“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.” ~Martha Sazon, GCash CEO

Over 79 million people in the Philippines use GCash, the Philippines' most popular finance app, for quick, secure, and easy online transactions. GCash, which is based on, a reputable third-party platform, has the most downloads, the most monthly active users, and even the most daily active users because GCash is now a part of their daily routine.

GCash was the first to introduce the QR payment system in the country, initially launching as an SMS platform in 2005 and later as a super app in 2012. During the pandemic, it helped Filipinos migrate digitally, and now that the world is open again, it expands its services to meet the shifting requirements of Filipinos in the global digital financial landscape.

GCash introduced ten ground-breaking innovations for every Filipino at this year's #GCashFutureCast event.

GCash has always strived to uplift the lives of Filipinos each day. GCash continue to do so with 10 Groundbreaking Innovations this year. 

Martha Sazon, GCash CEO

GCash launches 10 Groundbreaking Innovations that all fit in one finance super app. With GCash, the Filipinos are ready for the Future of FinTech.

Mr. Neil Trinidad, GCash Chief Marketing Officer, GCash

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.

Investing in local stock is now within reach! GStocks PH lets you access the Philippine Stock Market right from your GCash app!

Mr. Darvin Sy Su, GCash Head of Wealth Management Commercial

Owning your first local stock is not as impossible as it seems! GStocks PH opens you up to the trading realm of over 280 Philippine stock companies! 

Mr. Jep Tang, GCash VP Equity Sales, AB Capital Securities

GStocks PH is AB Capital Securities, Inc. (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.

Owning NFTs has never been easier! GCrypto simplifies Crypto so you can plan for your future while you enjoy today!

Mr. Mark Nunez, GCash Head of Crypto Partnership

GCash has partnered with PDAX, the #1 Virtual Asset Service Provider licensed by Bangko Sentral, so users can conveniently but safely buy and sell Crypto at competitive market prices, all through the GCash app!

Mr. Vinvent Tio, GCash Vice President, Head of Platform Solutions, PDAX

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.

Each budol item you check out can spark the maximum joy when your online shopping is worry- and anxiety-free with GInsure!

Mr. Winsley Bangit, GCAsh Head of New Businesses

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.

Avoid credit card fees and high forex rates anywhere around the world with GCash Global Pay! Simply Tap to Pay with the GCash Card or Scan to Pay through Alipay+ QR!

Ms. Fe Olivia Mir, GCash Head of Growth Marketing

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 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.

Through GCash Overseas, Filipinos abroad can enjoy GCash services such as sending money, buying load, and paying bills back home – all while they are away, and even with no PH SIM!

Ms. Jules Abalos, GCash Head of International Business

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

With GGives, you can now level up your lifestyle and live the life you want, with Zero Documents, Zero Downpayment, and Zero Interest!

Mr. XP Villa, GCash Product Head of GGives

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.

Kahit gipit sa load, ‘di ka na maiipit with GCash Borrow Load! You can avail any load promo from any PH telco, and pay 14 days thereafter!

Mr. Kevin Yu, GCash Product Head of GLoan & Borrow Load

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:

With GChat, never again doubt if you are transacting with the right recipient or a scammer. Say goodbye to saving and sending receipts as these can now be sent in-app with each transaction!

Ms. Michelle Fernandez,GCash Head of Digital Experience

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.

As GCash continue to perform on part with global standards, GCash double the protection of GCash accounts with a new selfie-powered security feature, DoubleSafe. Every first log in on a new device will require not just an OTP but also a selfie, para #DoubleSafeTayo!

Ms. Pebbles Sy, GCash Chief Technology & Operations Officer

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.

About GCash
GCash (G-Xchange, Inc.) is the #1 Finance App in the Philippines. Through the GCash App, 79M registered users can easily purchase prepaid airtime; pay bills at over 1,600 partner billers nationwide; send and receive money anywhere in the Philippines, even to other bank accounts; purchase from over 5.2M partner merchants and social sellers; and get access to savings, credit, loans, insurance and invest money, and so much more, all at the convenience of their smartphones. GCash is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mynt (Globe Fintech Innovations, Inc.), the first and only duacorn in the Philippines.

GCash was recognized by The Asian Banker (TAB) and by the IDC in 2021 for its outstanding digital financial inclusion programs.

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