Patreon is a platform for artists and creators to fund creative projects on a recurring basis. Thousands of musicians, podcasters, video game developers, comic creators, and others are engaging and nurturing their fan-base in an intimate, immediate, and interactive way.

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4.9More
TypePrivate
HQSan Francisco, US
Founded2013
Size (employees)294 (est)+4%
Websitepatreon.com
Patreon was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US
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Key People/Management at Patreon

Jack Conte

Jack Conte

CEO & Co-Founder
Sam Yam

Sam Yam

Co-Founder
Erica Baker

Erica Baker

Senior Engineering Manager
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Patreon Office Locations

Patreon has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, US (HQ)
230 9th St
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Patreon Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Patreon's latest funding round in September 2017 was reported to be $59.4 m. In total, Patreon has raised $105.9 m. Patreon's latest valuation is reported to be $450 m.
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Patreon Revenue

Patreon's revenue was reported to be $7.50 m in Y, 2017
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Revenue (Y, 2017)

7.5m

Market valuation

450.0m
USDY, 2017E

Revenue

7.5m
USDY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

65.7k
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Patreon Operating Metrics

May, 2017Y, 2017

Contributions

$150 m

Creators

50 k50 k

Monthly Active Paying Patrons

1 m1 m
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Patreon Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
MemberfulAugust 10, 2018
kitJune 05, 2018

Human Capital Metrics

Patreon's employees are reported to be approximately 41% female and 59% male.
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Patreon Online and Social Media Presence

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Patreon News and Updates

To Find New Fans (and Their Money), Patreon Partners With Reddit

By partnering with Reddit, Patreon hopes it can convert more Redditors into patrons, helping them discover and support creators on the platform.

Reddit partners with Patreon to offer up a special flair, put a focus on creator communities

Attention redditors and patrons, Reddit and Patreon are partnering up. Reddit, the #5 most visited website in the U.S., and Patreon, a growing membership platform for creators, have just announced a partnership that will “offer creators and fans a better way to connect.” The announced partnership …

Crowdfunding 2018 Global Market Key Players – Kickstarter, Indiegogo, Patreon Tilt, CircleUp, Angel List – Analysis and Forecast to 2023

WiseGuyRerports.com Presents “Global Crowdfunding Market 2018 by Manufacturers, Countries, Type and Application, Forecast to 2023” New Document to its Studies Database Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Patreon Makes a Move as Tech Giants Encroach on Its Territory

Patreon’s acquisition of Memberful comes a few months after YouTube and Facebook started rolling out similar subscription services to creators.

Patreon buys Memberful but keeps it indie as patronage consolidates

Patreon is forming a patronage empire. Today it acquired white-labeled subscription membership platform Memberful, which lets creators sell exclusive access to content through their own site instead of a centralized platform like Patreon. Rather than being folded into a Patreon feature, Memberful wi…

Patreon’s payment processing problems create headaches for creators

The subscription platform Patreon enables people to directly support creators (game makers, streamers, authors, and more) with monthly donations. But due to processing issues, a large chunk of these payments were declined and marked as fraud. Patreon posted that it’s looking into the problem, and ha…
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Patreon Blogs

Rewards, Community, and Communication: How These Three Creators Use the Patreon Discord Integration

Learn how World Anvil, Kitten Academy, and Printable Heroes all use the Patreon Discord integration to foster community and dole out rewards to their supporters.

Improvements to making posts on Patreon

We’re making major upgrades to the way you make posts on Patreon. Coming soon, we’ll make it easier for you to control which patrons see…

Patreon and Reddit team up to help you attract new patrons!

As a Patreon creator, you’re probably no stranger to engaging with your fans on a regular basis. But there’s one place in particular where…

20+ Patreon Features & Integrations That Make Life as a Creator So Much Easier

As a creator, it's easy to feel like there just aren't enough hours in the day. Whether you're working on your project part time or full…

PatreContest: Apply Now for Free Attendance To PatreCon 2018

We're throwing a last-minute contest (a PatreContest) to give away a small number of tickets for PatreCon 2018 to creators who are eager for a chance to collaborate, learn, and grow.

What Creators Did to Get More Patrons (and More $$) in 3 Months

Here at Patreon we talk a lot about how we can help creators thrive. We know running a creative membership business is a lot of work, and we…
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Patreon Company Life and Culture

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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, Sam Yam and Erica Baker.

  • How many employees does Patreon have?

    Patreon has 294 employees.

  • What is Patreon revenue?

    Latest Patreon annual revenue is $7.5 m.

  • What is Patreon revenue per employee?

    Latest Patreon revenue per employee is $25.5 k.

  • Who are Patreon competitors?

    Competitors of Patreon include YouTube, Splice and Highsnobiety.

  • Where is Patreon headquarters?

    Patreon headquarters is located at 230 9th St, San Francisco.

  • Where are Patreon offices?

    Patreon has an office in San Francisco.

  • How many offices does Patreon have?

    Patreon has 1 office.