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Following a successful launch in 2022, the Electronic Money Awards are back for a second year..


Created by Holiston Media, the Electronic Money Awards 2023 celebrate the innovation in the global e-money issuers and payment service providers sector, singling out those businesses who are championing the most innovative products and providing the highest levels of service to their customers.


This year’s awards will cover key areas in both the corporate and personal digital finance sectors including: Bank Transfer Solutions, Cryptocurrency Exchanges, Cryptocurrency Payments, EMI’s (Electronic Money Institutions), High-risk Merchant, Payment Gateways and Payment Solutions.

Explains Mike Boydell, Director at Holiston Media, “Last year’s awards were incredibly popular with over 2000 votes cast overall. We expect this year’s to be even more successful. All companies that have put themselves forward during the self-nomination period will go on to make up the final awards nominee list.”

The self nomination period is now closed, the final nominees will be voted on by the business and professional communities using the products and services in order to select each of the award category winners. After all the votes have been received and collated, the winners will be officially announced in March 2023.

The voting period will take place from 4th-31st January 2023 and award winners will be announced in March 2023.


14 NOVEMBER - 12 DECEMBER 2022  

The self-nomination period for the 2023  awards  is now closed

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    4 JANUARY - 31 JANUARY 2023

The voting period to decide on the winners at the 2023 award opens. Over the following 4-weeks nominees will be voted for by business and professional communities.


3 MARCH 2023

The winners of the 2023 awards will be announced.


Best Bank Transfer Solutions

Bank Transfer Solutions that work for individuals and their money have become paramount. This award will recognise who is offering the best Bank Transfer Solutions. Our winner will have built a foundation of offering competitive rates with an accurate, real-time reading of global exchange rates.

Best Foreign Exchange Service

The winners of this award will pride themselves on providing a cost-effective, innovative and tailored FX exchange to multi-sized businesses across a wide range of industries.

Best Cryptocurrency Exchange

Cryptocurrency Exchanges offer people a place to purchase, sell and trade altcoins. The winner of this award will be highly-committed to making it easier for investors to buy, sell and trade all variants of cryptocurrencies.

Best Cryptocurrency Payment Solution

Cryptocurrency Payments enhance the payment process with the use of digital currencies now used on an everyday basis. This award will reflect on who are the true leaders in cryptocurrency payments.

Best High-Risk Merchant Payment Solution

Traditional banks tend to avoid High-Risk Merchant Payments. With high chargebacks, discounts, fraud and higher volume turnover commonplace, the winner of this award will be a merchant looking beyond the risks involved and provide unparalleled service and solution.

Best EMI Solution – FX

More businesses are now looking for innovation when it comes to their digital approach to finance.  This award focuses on the merchants offering the most comprehensive and innovative solutions available to the field of forex trading.

Best EMI Solution – Gaming

An extremely profitable component of the gambling industry, online gaming is however risky. This award will be for the merchants that look beyond the risks and strive to offer service and solutions that go above and beyond.

Best EMI Solution – Offshore

More businesses are now looking for innovation when it comes to their digital approach to finance.  This award focuses on the merchants offering the most comprehensive and innovative offshore financing solutions available.

Best Payment Gateway Solution

Payment gateways provide a secure method for handling customers payments.  The winner of this award will relish the task of offering the highest level of service and security when it comes to data encryption, payment authorisation, order filling and processing, and delivery address verification. 

Best Innovation in Payment Solutions

Innovation has continued to be vital in the transformation of the payments industry. It is a cornerstone of financial technology and particularly important to the payments sphere. The winner of this award will be leading from the front in payment innovation.

Overall EMI of the Year

Electronic Money Institutions are continuing to gain in popularity with more and more businesses looking for an innovative digital approach to their banking and finance.  Cutting-edge technology, user-friendly interfaces, payment transparency, increased security measures and overall customer satisfaction have been a driving force behind their surge.  The winner of this award will be an authorised e-money institution offering a package to suit all requirements.

Overall Payment Solution of the Year

The payments industry is at the centre of a banking revolution.  Traditional banks, once the guardians of payments, have lost out to proactive fintechs. Payment processing has taken full advantage of the technological advances that are changing the way that businesses buy, transfer funds (domestically and internationally), and expect money to be readily available.  The winner of this award will be adoptive of new advancements and technologies so that they can offer their clients the latest in payment solutions.


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B2BinPay is a cryptocurrency payment provider offering solutions for both Merchant and Enterprise Clients. With B2BinPay, you can send, receive, store, exchange and accept crypto payments online safely, securely and cost-effectively across the globe in a matter of minutes and enjoy a range of other benefits from the industry’s #1 choice of over 450 clients, including cryptocurrency exchanges, forex brokers, online stores and other merchants. To find our more CLICK HERE

BREINROCK is a leading Canadian MSB focused on B2B Cross border payments. Covering 34 currencies wallet with over 50 local routes we offer tailor made payment solutions for global corporates. We offer a unique payment experience with a focus of  open banking. FX Exchange. To find out more CLICK HERE

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Match-Trade Technologies is a fully integrated forex and cryptocurrency technology provider that delivers turnkey matching engine solutions to all forex market participants looking to access the retail and institutional spot forex markets. We operate on a global market since 2013. With our headquarters in Irvine, California and offices in Europe, Malaysia and India, we offer our services worldwide. Match-Trade has combined state-of-the-art software components of matching engine technology that enables forex providers (Brokers, Prime Brokers, and other LPs) to participate in the new generation of transparent, distributed and independent ECN and Crypto markets. Our recent strategic partnership with Match-Prime Liquidity Provider regulated by CySEC enables our clients to access deep liquidity across multi-asset instruments. To find out more CLICK HERE


Global Reach Group winner of Overall Payments Solution of the Year in the Electronic Money Awards 2022. 
Leandra McPhillips, Commercial Director at Global Reach Group,
​"We’re delighted to have won Overall Payments Solution of the Year. This award recognises our commitment to providing intuitive and streamlined payments solutions to our clients, to help them manage their often-complex international requirements effectively."

B2BinPay winner of Best Cryptocurrency Payment Solution in the Electronic Money Awards 2022.
Artyom Goryushin
, Middle Marketing Manager, B2Broker explains, "It comes as a complete surprise and honour to receive this award.
It is such a great pleasure to hear that our hard work has been recognised and rewarded. Such big awards like The Electronic Money Awards are significantly impactful as they celebrate the excellence and innovation in the global e-money issuers and payment service providers' eco-systems and give businesses a chance to stand out from the crowd."
He continues, "We would like to thank the team of employees working with us for their incredible effort. These projects became a reality only because of their dedication and hard work. Furthermore, we would not be here today celebrating and receiving this award without their excellent performance."

Match-Trade Technologies picked up Best Innovation in Payment Solutions at the Electronic Money Awards for its proprietary crypto payment gateway, Match2Pay.

Comments Michael Nichols, Head of Sales at Match-Trade Technologies, "We are very pleased that Match2Pay, our proprietary crypto payment gateway, has been recognised as the Best Innovation in Payment Solutions and is the winner of the 2022 Electronic Money Awards.

"Our team put a lot of effort into making Match2Pay a universal payment technology that can be used for convenient and problem-free money settlements worldwide.  So, many thanks to all the voters for acknowledging us."

 picked up two coveted awards for Best EMI Solution - FX Overall EMI of the Year. Comments Paul Orford at Breinrock, "We are greatly honoured to have received not 1, but 2 awards this Year: Overall EMI of the Year & Best EMI Solution – FX, sitting alongside the likes of Coinbase CloudPayPal and Trustly. Thanks to everyone who voted for us we really do appreciate it.

"Our team has grown and evolved over the last 12 months, and we are proud of what we have achieved and look forward to servicing our clients to the high standard we set ourselves as a company in order to facilitate your neo-banking needs."

Awards Sponsorship Enquiries

Archie Humphries


Tel: +44 (0) 7597 166709


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