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Patreon, Inc.

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Patreon is a leading membership platform that enables creators to earn revenue directly from their audience. The platform supports a variety of creators, including artists, musicians, podcasters, and content creators, providing them tools to build a subscription content service and interact more intimately with their supporters.

Founded: 2013

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Patreon Company Overview

Founded by musician Jack Conte and developer Sam Yam in 2013, Patreon was created to solve the problem of uneven and unpredictable earnings for creators. The platform allows artists and content producers to receive funding directly from their fans, or "patrons," on a recurring basis or per work of art. This model provides a financial lifeline for creators, helping stabilize their income and allowing them to focus on content creation without the traditional constraints of ad-based revenue models. Patreon offers various tools that facilitate interaction between creators and their patrons, including tiered memberships, exclusive content, and community engagement features. This direct-to-fan funding model has made Patreon a critical player in the gig economy, influencing how artists monetize their work in the digital age. The company has also expanded its services to include workshops, analytics, and marketing tools to help creators optimize their engagements and earnings.

Management Team

Jack Conte CEO and Co-Founder
Sam Yam Co-Founder, President, CTO
Sandra McDevitt Chief People Officer and SVP, People and Places
Kerri Pollard SVP, Revenue
Wyatt Jenkins SVP, Product

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