Patreon

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Patreon is a company that operates a platform for enabling content creators and artists to fund their work. It offers Patreon.com, which connects creators and users, giving them access to various content, including videos, photographs, images, artwork, graphics, audio clips, comments, data, text, software, scripts, projects, other materials and information, and associated trademarks and copyrightable works.

TypePrivate
Founded2013
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Websitepatreon.com
Employee Ratings3.9
Overall CultureA-

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Jul 2022)873(+2%)
Job Openings72
Revenue (Y, 2019)$55 M(+84%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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Key People/Management at Patreon

Jack Conte

Jack Conte

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder
Sam Yam

Sam Yam

Co-founder, President and Chief Technology Officer
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Patreon Office Locations

Patreon has offices in San Francisco and Berlin
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
600 Townsend St #500, San Francisco
Berlin, DE
Revaler Str. 99
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Patreon Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2013

Patreon total Funding

$410.9 m

Patreon latest funding size

$155 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

Patreon investors

Patreon's latest funding round in April 2021 was reported to be $155 m. In total, Patreon has raised $410.9 m. Patreon's latest valuation is reported to be $4 b.
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Patreon Revenue

Patreon's revenue was reported to be $55 m in Y, 2019 which is a 83.3% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (Y, 2019)

55.0m

Revenue growth (Y, 2018 - Y, 2019), %

83.3%

Market valuation

4.0b
USDY, 2017EY, 2018EY, 2019E

Revenue

15.0m30.0m55.0m

Revenue growth, %

100%83%
USDY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

131.5k
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Patreon Operating Metrics

May, 2017Y, 2017Jan, 2019Nov, 2019

Contributions

$150 m

Creators

50 k50 k100 k

Monthly Active Paying Patrons

1 m1 m3 m4 m

Patreon Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
MemberfulAugust 10, 2018
kitJune 05, 2018

Human Capital Metrics

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Patreon Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

85/100

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Patreon Online and Social Media Presence

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Patreon Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A-

    80/100

  • CEO Rating

    A-

    76/100

  • Compensation

    B

    73/100

  • Diversity

    B+

    83/100

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Patreon News and Updates

How Patreon is rewriting the equation between creators and their fans

Jack Conte was inspired to create Patreon to get creators paid after he made a video that reached a million views but earned him less than $200. “Something is deeply wrong with this equation,” he said.  Read Full Story

Memberful Announces Hyatt Regency Bar Takeover with Patreon at VidCon

Memberful, the best option for video creators to monetize their audience, announces its sponsorship at VidCon. SAN FRANCISCO , June 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Memberful, a membership software that helps creators, entrepreneurs, podcasters, and educators create sustainable businesses, today...

Patreon CEO Jack Conte on his $4 billion company’s future and the creator economy

As the creator economy continues to grow, Jack Conte is figuring out how to keep Patreon relevant on its own terms. Listen to the latest episode of Fast Company’s Creative Control podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, RadioPublic, Google Podcasts, or Stitcher.Read Full Story

Patreon suspends donation page for nonprofit giving body armor to Ukrainian army

Come Back Alive is looking to use money it has collected through Patreon to distribute armor and helmets to soldiers. Now it's abilities are limited.
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Patreon Blogs

Product updates: Navigation, Insights, and more

Here’s everything we’ve cooked up to make managing your membership and navigating your dashboard as intuitive as possible.

Test, learn, repeat: upcoming experiments to help you get more patrons

Exploring ways to help creators gain, and keep, more patrons

How to actually reach your community through email

Here, we’ll explore our Mailchimp integration’s main features, best practices on how you can use it, and how it fuels the virtuous marketing cycle.

Q2 policy updates: public advocacy, content moderation, and more

Hear about this quarter’s policy developments and how you can share your feedback with our team.

Good vibes only: how to build a better team culture

Here are some tips for creators looking to build a warm and welcoming team culture.

Introducing a redesigned Patreon

Next week, you’ll see a significant upgrade to your Patreon experience.
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Patreon Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Patreon founded?

    Patreon was founded in 2013.

  • Who are Patreon key executives?

    Patreon's key executives are Jack Conte and Sam Yam.

  • How many employees does Patreon have?

    Patreon has 873 employees.

  • What is Patreon revenue?

    Latest Patreon annual revenue is $55 m.

  • What is Patreon revenue per employee?

    Latest Patreon revenue per employee is $63 k.

  • Who are Patreon competitors?

    Competitors of Patreon include Kickstarter, Gracenote and Highsnobiety.

  • Where is Patreon headquarters?

    Patreon headquarters is located at 600 Townsend St #500, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Patreon offices?

    Patreon has offices in San Francisco and Berlin.

  • How many offices does Patreon have?

    Patreon has 2 offices.