Songtrust is a global digital rights management platform which allows songwriters and artists to manage their music publishing and related rights. Based in New York, it is a division of Downtown. Songtrust was founded by Downtown CEO Justin Kalifowitz. Launched in 2011, it enables creators at all levels to recover their royalties directly from more than 90 countries and 20,000 unique income sources worldwide. The company also provides royalty collection services for global distributors such as CD Baby and The Orchard.