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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 CultureC+

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Apr 2021)555(+2%)
Job Openings43
Revenue (Y, 2019)$55 M(+84%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

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

a month 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 Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

83/100

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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

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…

The top creator economy moves of the week, from new hires at Patreon and Snapchat to a partnership between a TikTok star and Mark Wahlberg

Summary List PlacementHere's a rundown of news on hires, promotions, and creator company announcements from the past week. Are we missing anyone? Let us know. New hires, promotions, and departures Julian Gutman is the new chief product officer at Patreon. Gutman previously served as Instagram's …
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Patreon Blogs

Tiffany Stevenson joins Patreon as Chief People Officer

We’re thrilled to announce that Tiffany Stevenson is joining Patreon as Chief People Officer overseeing our global HR practice.

S Corps: The Best Business Structure You’ve Never Heard Of

You may have heard the saying “small businesses are the backbone of America,” and while it’s a nice sentiment, it’s really all talk. In fact, Bethany Swartwood cringes every time she hears a politician utter those words. “If that was true,” she says, “they wouldn’t make it so hard for the self-emplo…

Carla Lalli Music Is Creating a Community From the Comfort of Her Kitchen

After leaving Bon Appetit video, Carla Lalli Music moved to Patreon to create something that felt as authentic to herself as it would to her community: Carla’s Cooking Show.

Announcing Our New Creator Policy Engagement Program

We’re excited to announce a new Creator Policy Engagement Program to ensure Patreon’s policies are clear, easy to understand, and developed with transparency and inclusivity.

#KnowYourGrowth – Social Media Marketing 101

Patreon's Stephan Brown shares strategies on building your social media brand and promoting your Patreon page on Instagram, Youtube, and TikTok.

A Man, A Van, and the Latest Releases: How Pretty Much It Made 2020 Work

When COVID-19 came along and confined Eric to his van — yes, he lives in a van — he could no longer make the comedic commentary tracks his long-time listeners know and love. So he did what so many creators had to do: he took a chance.
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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 555 employees.

  • What is Patreon revenue?

    Latest Patreon annual revenue is $55 m.

  • What is Patreon revenue per employee?

    Latest Patreon revenue per employee is $99.1 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.