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.
TypePrivate
HQSan Francisco, US
Founded2013
Size (employees)280 (est)+6%
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)

7.5 m

Market valuation

450 m
USDY, 2017E

Revenue

7.5 m
USDY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

65.7 k
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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
Memberful August 10, 2018
kit June 05, 2018

Human Capital Metrics

Patreon's employees are reported to be approximately 41% female and 59% male.
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Patreon News and Updates

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…

EU Pushes China As Competitor, Not “Developing Country”

When it comes to clean technology, German Chancellor Angela Merkel says China is no longer seen as a developing country but a competitor

Anti-Sex Work Law May Be Hitting Artists Relying On Crowdfunding

Patreon users say they're beginning to feel the implications of FOSTA-SESTA.

Patreon acquires Kit to let creators bundle merch in subscriptions

If content creators want to sell pricier monthly content subscriptions, offering stickers, pins, signed photos, or t-shirts can convince fans to pay a higher fee and keep them loyal with a physical connection. That’s why patronage platform Patreon just acquired Kit, a startup building a merchandise …
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Patreon Company Life and Culture

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