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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 Ratings3.4
Overall CultureC+

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)586(+3%)
Job Openings58
Revenue (Y, 2019)$55 M(+84%)

Key People/Management at Patreon

Jack Conte

Jack Conte

CEO & Co-Founder
Sam Yam

Sam Yam

Co-founder, President & CTO
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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

4 months 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.
USD

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
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Patreon Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
MemberfulAugust 10, 2018
kitJune 05, 2018

Patreon Online and Social Media Presence

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Patreon Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C+

    75/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    76/100

  • Compensation

    D+

    60/100

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Patreon News and Updates

Patreon Named To CNBC Disruptor 50 2021 List

SAN FRANCISCO, May 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Patreon, a platform for creators of all kinds and their most passionate fans, today announced that it has been named to CNBC's 2021 Disruptor 50 list. Now in its ninth year, the CNBC list highlights private companies whose breakthroughs are...

How podcasters can make money using Patreon, according to creators who are among the top 10 earners on the subscription platform

Summary List PlacementPaid podcasts have been a hot topic this year within the creator industry. Podcasting giants like Spotify and Apple have begun to explore subscriptions, letting creators earn money from their fans by paywalling select content. But many creators have already built subscription…

The top creator economy moves of the week, from new co-owners at 100 Thieves to a $4 billion valuation for Patreon

Summary List PlacementGaming and esports organization 100 Thieves is bumping up two of its top creators to co-owners, the company announced this week. Rachell "Valkyrae" Hofstetter, 29, and Jack "CouRage" Dunlop, 26, will take on leadership roles after attracting millions of fans to the franchise …

Patreon now valued at $4 billion as VCs plow money into creator economy companies

Venture capitalists are plowing money into startups that help content creators to directly monetize their work.Driving the news: Patreon, a platform that connects creators with fans, today will announce $155 million in fresh funding at a $4 billion valuation. Audio platform Clubhouse, which just lau…

Creators' platform Patreon valued at $4 billion in its latest funding round

Patreon, a platform that lets artists seek financial patronage from their fans, said it was valued at $4 billion in its latest funding round.

Patreon triples valuation to $4 billion in new raise

Patreon has tripled its valuation to $4 billion in a $155 million funding round led by Tiger Global, the company confirmed to the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday.  The creator economy platform, which allows artists to be directly funded by their fans, received new attention amid the Covid-19 pandemic…
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Patreon Blogs

MacG’s journey from top 40 radio to the top of South Africa’s podcast charts

When Macgyver Mukwevho launched his podcast in 2018, he had no idea that two years later, he'd be interviewing celebrities and helping generations of South Africans stay entertained through a global lockdown.

Here’s your chance to win the ultimate podcasting studio!

Enter to win a podcasting studio upgrade worth almost $2,000!

How Patrick Hinds turned his true crime obsession into a career

Learn how two true crime-obsessed comedians turned their passion into one of the most popular podcasts on Patreon.

Back to the Future & Back Again with Rose Eveleth

Rose is the "Head Futurologist" of her podcast network, Flash Forward Presents, where she talks about issues like immunity and voting rights, and helps us understand what our future as a human race might look like.

Naked or not naked? — Patreon’s approach to nudity and adult content

Our mission is to give creators the freedom to make whatever they want, however they want – adult creators included. In order to empower this creativity while fostering a safe and welcoming environment for our community, we have to limit certain content that’s publicly available (meaning visible to …

Building the future of the creator economy one policy at a time

Laurent Crenshaw has been fighting the good fight as a policy professional for over a decade, and in August 2020 he made the move to Patreon so he could be part of the engine that’s powering the new creator economy.
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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 586 employees.

  • What is Patreon revenue?

    Latest Patreon annual revenue is $55 m.

  • What is Patreon revenue per employee?

    Latest Patreon revenue per employee is $93.9 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.