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.
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
252 (est)+4%
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

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 $60 m. In total, Patreon has raised $107.1 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

Revenue (Y, 2017)

7.5 m

Market valuation

450 m
USDY, 2017E


7.5 m
USDY, 2017


65.7 k
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Patreon Operating Metrics

May, 2017Y, 2017


$150 m


50 k50 k

Monthly Active Paying Patrons

1 m1 m
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Patreon Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
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 Online and Social Media Presence

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Patreon News and Updates

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 …

Patreon’s new Lens should avoid being too much like Snapchat

Patreon rolled out an update it’s had planned for ages: A feature called “Lens” which functions a lot like … okay, it is Snapchat. Specifically, Lens is a micro-vlogging feature which lets creators post short video or picture updates, either to the general public or their patrons specifically. Accor…

Patreon Lens is Snapchat for creators’ paid fans only

 Exclusive content is how creators get patrons to pay them a monthly subscription fee on Patreon, so the startup is equipping them with a Snapchat-like tool to turn their private lives into “behind-the-scenes” footage. Patreon Lens launches today so creators can share photos and videos that disappea…

While some Patreon users make tens of thousands of dollars, most are stuck earning pennies

Patreon is an online service that allows creatives to find patrons and get paid to make their work. In 2017, some 50,000 creators received over…
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Patreon Company Life and Culture

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