There’s never been a better time to be a creator. Now, with abundant internet bandwidth, cheap creation tools and millions of people willing to pay for exclusive content, and a growing number of platforms like Patreon emerging, the barriers to creation should be near zero. But stakeholders from businesses to governments around the world are […]
Read on to learn more and to hear about all the ways you can engage with Patreon’s Policy Team in the coming weeks.
Patreon Video is the first video product built specifically for creators’ needs and focused directly on the creator-to-fan relationship.
Today we are rolling out early access to Patreon Video for all eligible creators.
We’re sharing the data we’ve collected and insights we’ve learned so we can all build a better creator economy together.
We caught up with Colin to hear about why he joined Patreon, what he’s most excited about here, and what it means to build for creators.
Patreon’s Policy Team is back with our latest CPEP update. Check out what we’re focused on this quarter.
Over the weekend, we received a notice from Russia’s internet regulator that Patreon has been restricted in Russia. The block stems from the Russian government’s objection to statements from a Russian creator condemning the invasion of Ukraine. The regulator has demanded we remove this creator and their content. This creator has not violated any of […]
Hear about this quarter’s policy developments and how you can share your feedback with our team.
Next week, you’ll see a significant upgrade to your Patreon experience.
Shannon and the entire team are diving in to create a world-class mobile experience built to best serve creators, so they can showcase what they do best.
Before joining us as the Head of Growth Engineering, Atish held notable roles at Apple, Twitter, and Google. Get to know more about his experience, team, and thoughts on the creator economy.
Last month, we proposed new updates for the first quarter of 2022. Thanks to your feedback, we refined, improved, and finalized those policy proposals.
Welcome Nick Myers, our new Head of Design. Nick brings over two decades of experience leading design for companies like Facebook and Fitbit.
This morning, Patreon suspended a Ukrainian organization’s page from our site called “Come Back Alive” because it violated our policies. The website of the organization says they use contributions to finance and train military personnel. Specifically, they claim to use funds they received for the following: “funds were used for… more than 1,500 tablets with […]
With years of experience in the creator space, he’ll guide the team as they focus on helping creators build sustainable membership businesses with Patreon.
As part of our Creator Policy Engagement Program, we’re sharing the policy initiatives and updates we’re exploring this quarter.
Let’s reflect on last year’s policy progress, which was shaped in large part by creator feedback.
We’ve submitted comments to the U.S. Copyright Office about how a new rule might impact the things creators make and do with their communities.
In our submission, we explain why we believe the bill must more clearly define and provide certainty about what kinds of speech it intends to regulate.
Join us as we dive into ongoing explorations of patron billing, how creator feedback is shaping a potential solution, and how we plan to test it.
Here are some resources we’ve put together to help solidify exactly how we’re advocating for young creatives on Patreon.
Patreon's Policy team heard from hundreds of creators who weighed in on two important policy areas we're focused on right now. Learn more about how we're using that feedback to inform our policies.
The Patreon Policy Team is back for the next round of our quarterly Creator Policy Engagement Program to discuss two important, timely policy areas we’re exploring right now.
Get to know our new Senior VP of Engineering who joins Patreon with over a decade of experience building consumer communications products at both Twitter and Google.
The next round of CPEP is upon us, and we are excited for your input on this quarter’s proposed policy updates.
We’re thrilled to announce that Tiffany Stevenson is joining Patreon as Chief People Officer overseeing our global HR practice.
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.
To kick our mission into high gear, we’ve raised a Series F funding round of $155M at a $4B valuation. This is proof of the incredible power and potential of creators, and of building this new economy.
Patreon is updating its community guidelines to address content spreading misinformation on COVID-19.
On September 23, 2020, popular podcast host Joe Budden aired his last episode of The Joe Budden Podcast on Spotify with the vision of building a new home on his own terms. While contemplating his next move, he met with Jack, and the connection was instantaneous. We’re pleased to announce that Patreon is the new […]
We’re excited to announce that Julian Gutman will be joining Patreon in Q1 as Chief Product Officer where he’ll be leading our Product and Engineering organizations. Julian is currently Head of Product for the Home experience of Instagram, where he is responsible for the Instagram Feed, Stories, Ranking, Video, Profile and Interactions. As we embark […]
2020 has been an incredibly tough year. And that’s especially true if you’re an artist in the music industry. With the live music market being decimated by Covid-19, artists have been forced to rely mainly on revenue from streaming to try to earn a living from their music. This is especially true in the U.K., […]
Patreon is taking a big step forward for the podcast community with the launch of our integration with Acast, the world’s biggest podcast company.
To learn what we're doing to stop the spread of disinformation on Patreon, read on.
Creators can now change their payout currency to GBP, EUR, USD! Read on to learn more.
With Patreon’s Merch for Membership, just upload your design and let us take care of the packing, tracking, shipping, and delivery. To learn more about getting high-quality merch to your biggest fans, read on.
The best way to fund the creative class is to build a global network, on creator-friendly terms, where exclusive content and community can grow and develop. And we're doing just that.
Annual Membership is here! To learn how to offer your patrons 365 days of membership, read on.
Growing your membership globally with new currencies: Euros (€), British Pounds (£) and U.S. Dollars ($)
Read on to learn how to let your patrons pledge in Euros (€), British Pounds (£) or U.S. Dollars ($).
Didn't have a chance to watch our Weird Stream-a-thon live stream show? Watch our benefit for creators impacted by COVID-19 here.
To better support our global community, Patreon is expanding to create more opportunities for all creators to have direct relationships with fans anywhere in the world, starting with Europe in 2020..
This month on Hang Time, Jack and Taryn are joined by Patreon Community Manager, Mindy Day, as well as creator and illustrator Jacqueline Chen of Chibird.
#MadeWithPatrons is your opportunity to share a kickass project your patrons helped fund that makes you proud to be a creator. We’ll choose and share stories out on social media to celebrate all that amazing work with our community of other creators.
On November 19, 2019 we celebrate the real MVPs - patrons. It's #ThankYouPatrons day, and we're thanking the 4 million patrons who have sent over $1 billion to creators.
As Patreon continues to grow, funding more and more creators, we have an amazing opportunity — we get to scale our growth with diversity and inclusion as a core principle. Read on to learn about our progress, and our plans for the future.
Don't just find your muse — dance with it. Listen to Patreon's new Spotify playlist and get some inspiration for your next creative project.
It’s time for the next step in Kit’s lifecycle as Geniuslink will be acquiring the Kit assets from Patreon to ensure Kit continues to grow, thrive, and help creators.
At Patreon, we are always working on ways to help you get (and keep) more patrons. To learn what we've been up to recently, read on.
Exclusive video is a powerful way to keep your patrons coming back for more. Introducing Patreon's new Vimeo integration, which makes posting secure video just for your patrons easier than ever.