NEW YORK, NY, December 4, 2011 — RightsFlow, a leading licensing and royalty service provider, has been selected as #8 on the 2011 “Best Places To Work In New York City” List by Crain’s New York Business. In reference to today’s selection, the publication lauded the company’s efforts to provide opportunity for growth to all employees. The selection was announced Friday, December 2 at “Crain’s 2011 Best Places to Work in NYC” Luncheon at The Sheraton in midtown Manhattan. The awards presentation featured Patrick Sullivan, RightsFlow President/CEO, sharing insights on a “Great Workplaces: How to Create One and Keep It That Way” panel discussion that also included chief executives from four other top-ranked companies: Hunton & Williams, LLP, Signature Bank, Text100, and ZocDoc.
Noted Sullivan, “We’re extremely excited to be recognized by Crain’s for the collaborative and innovative environment that we have built at RightsFlow. We believe that successful execution in any business is the result of talented, passionate people united to a strategic vision and empowered by an agile operational structure. Credit goes to the entire RightsFlow team for their tireless efforts to serve our customers and build meaningful engagement both internally and externally.”
RightsFlow is one of the leading experts in mechanical licensing, simplifying how rights holders get paid. As new methods of consuming music have emerged the company has quickly become a pioneer in solving the complex issues of copyright compliance with service offerings that are widely being adopted by artists, labels, distributors, and global entertainment businesses.
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RightsFlow is a leading technology-enabled licensing and royalty service provider for artists, record labels, distributors, and online music companies. Our technology powers rapid song identification and provides an unprecedented level of transparency for both licensees and licensors. RightsFlow specializes in obtaining bulk physical, DPD, and ringtone licenses including streaming, tethered, and limited download rights. Our proprietary “FLOW” licensing technology and 30-million song database allow us to serve over 16,000 clients obtaining licenses from publishers and songwriters all over the world – including major, independent and artist controlled works.
RightsFlow also powers:
• Limelight (www.songclearance.com), its online mechanical licensing utility providing the simplest way for musicians, bands, choirs and labels to clear any cover song.
• MySpark Copyright (www.mysparkcopyright.com), the right way to register and protect your intellectual property; simplifying copyright registration for content owners and creators.
Clients include YouTube, Rhapsody, Clear Channel, Muzak, The Orchard, Tunecore, INgrooves, 7 Digital, Wolfgang’s Vault, Copyright Clearance Center, Christian Copyright Solutions, Guvera, Dada Entertainment/Play.ME, Scattertunes, Alliance, Kontor New Media, Beatport, Zebralution, E1 Canada, CD Baby, Disc Makers, Qello, IRIS, REBEAT, & X5 Music Group.
RightsFlow is a member of AIM, A2IM, ASCAP, Chorus America, DDEX, DiMA, MEIEA, NAB, NAfME, NAMM, and NARM.
Contact for RightsFlow:
Michael Kauffman / SVP of Corporate Communications & Content