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Patreon operates a platform for enabling content creators and artists to be able to fund their work. It offers Patreon.com, a communications platform for enabling connections between users and makes them accessible various content, including videos, photographs, images, artwork, graphics, audio clips, comments, data, text, software, scripts, projects, other material and information, and associated trademarks and copyrightable works.

HQSan Francisco, US
Employee Ratings4.8

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2019)309(+2%)
Job Openings9
Revenue (Y, 2019)$55 M(+84%)

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, San Francisco
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Patreon Financials and Metrics

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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 $55 m in Y, 2019 which is a 83.3% increase from the previous period.

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Patreon Operating Metrics

May, 2017Y, 2017Jan, 2019


$150 m


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Monthly Active Paying Patrons

1 m1 m3 m
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Patreon Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
MemberfulAugust 10, 2018
kitJune 05, 2018
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Patreon Online and Social Media Presence

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Patreon News and Updates

Patreon now offers creators 3 plans, with fees ranging from 5-12%

Patreon has announced a major deviation in its monetization model with 3 new membership plans that charge creators varying fees for their online content.

Patreon ups its revenue cut, but grandfathers in old creators

Patreon couldn’t survive charging all creators just a 5 percent rake on the monthly subscriptions they earn from fans while building commerce tools like CRMs and merchandise to stay ahead of Twitch, YouTube, and Google. But it also didn’t want to screw all its loyal early creators. So today, Patreon…

Patreon introduces new tiers for creators. Can it avoid another “fiasco”?

The membership platform is now offering Patreon Lite, Pro, and Premium tiers in a bid to offer more flexibility for creators (and to fix 2017’s stumble). In 2017, Patreon rolled out a new fee structure. Today’s it’s known internally at the company as “the fiasco.” A revolt from creators and patrons …

Facebook’s Patreon clone hits creators where it hurts: their wallet

Imitation is the sincerest form of petty theft. Facebook invited some page owners to try out its Fan Subscription service Monday night, a new feature that directly competes with Patreon. But the terms of the agreement and Facebook's history with page owners have caused many to scoff at and shirk t…

Patreon Funneled Nearly $1B To Independent Creators Since 2013. Here's Where It Went

Patreon members are funding nearly 100,000 creative professionals, but will the company's model become a victim of its own success?

Patreon CEO says the company's generous business model is not sustainable as it sees rapid growth

Patreon announces strong user growth and the need to create a more sustainable business model.
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Patreon Blogs

17 Rewards for Community Leaders to Offer Their Members on Patreon

Are you a community leader looking for ways to engage your followers? This article compiles some of the most popular rewards for community leaders to offer on Patreon.

21 Highlights from #ThankYouPatrons Day 2018

import Embed from 'components/Embed' And just like that, we have a new favorite holiday. This past Monday, we celebrated our second ever…

21 Patreon Rewards for Independent Journalists to Offer Their Followers

Are you an independent journalist looking for reward ideas to offer your followers? This article compiles some of the most popular rewards for illustrators to offer on Patreon.

New Feature Alert: Boost Your Engagement and Earnings with Special Offers

Here at Patreon, we’re committed to helping you connect with your super fans and thrive in your creative career. One big goal we have (and…

Artist Turns Authentic Exclusivity Into Special Offer Success

Meet Marshall Short, PrintableHeroes What started out as a hobby on Tumblr turned into a full-time job for Marshall Short, the creative…

Super Busy Singer Finds Success with Special Offers

Meet Rebecca Loebe , Singer and Songwriter As a singer and songwriter, Rebecca Loebe uses her Patreon platform to offer early access to…
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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 309 employees.

  • What is Patreon revenue?

    Latest Patreon annual revenue is $55 m.

  • What is Patreon revenue per employee?

    Latest Patreon revenue per employee is $178 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, San Francisco.

  • Where are Patreon offices?

    Patreon has an office in San Francisco.

  • How many offices does Patreon have?

    Patreon has 1 office.