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4 lessons from creators on the value of community

4 lessons from creators on the value of community

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We invited six creators to our New York office to hear the biggest challenges they face when growing and engaging with their communities, and what Patreon can do to help.

Meet the Team: Ting Ba, Director of Product Marketing, Growth

Meet the Team: Ting Ba, Director of Product Marketing, Growth

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Ting Ba, Patreon’s new Director of Product Marketing, Growth, sits down to talk about her creative projects, what excites her about Patreon, and her favorite creators.

Meet the Engineering Team: Jeff Clarke, Engineering Manager

Meet the Engineering Team: Jeff Clarke, Engineering Manager

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We sat down with Jeff to talk about what brought him to Patreon, what excites him about his role, and his own creative endeavors.

Patreon adds two tech and media veterans to executive team

Patreon adds two tech and media veterans to executive team

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We're thrilled to announce the newest members of Patreon's leadership team: Kathleen Pacini as Chief People Officer and Rory Brown as Chief Brand Officer.

Celebrating International Women’s Day: Meet some of the women building and supporting Patreon

Celebrating International Women’s Day: Meet some of the women building and supporting Patreon

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Angela Raiford, Chief of Staff Angela supports Patreon’s Operations and Marketing teams working to drive organizational excellence and foster team engagement through a dynamic operating cadence. She also leads the Represent ERG for people of color at Patreon. What’s most rewarding about working at Patreon? In my spare time, I love tackling new handcrafts, so […]

Meet the Community Team: Sam Haveson, Product Lead

Meet the Community Team: Sam Haveson, Product Lead

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Why is Patreon's new Product Lead Sam Haveson so passionate about building for creators? Because she is one.

Meet the Design Team: Lois Yang, Principal Product Designer

Meet the Design Team: Lois Yang, Principal Product Designer

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From building for creators to scuba diving in Hawaii, our newest Principal Product Designer Lois Yang has a lot of passions.

Patreon Shares Notes on Helping Creators with the British Parliament

Patreon Shares Notes on Helping Creators with the British Parliament

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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 […]

Meet the Engineering Team: Lu Chen, Engineering Manager

Meet the Engineering Team: Lu Chen, Engineering Manager

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Our newest engineering manager has a passion for solving people problems, mentoring others, and building tools for creators. Learn more about Lu Chen.

Meet Colin, Patreon’s new Director of Growth

Meet Colin, Patreon’s new Director of Growth

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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.

Introducing a redesigned Patreon

Introducing a redesigned Patreon

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Next week, you’ll see a significant upgrade to your Patreon experience.

The first-ever Patreon Creator Census

The first-ever Patreon Creator Census

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Here are the results from our 2022 Patreon Creator Census.

3 ways we’re working to better support trans creators

3 ways we’re working to better support trans creators

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On March 31st, International Transgender Day of Visibility, we invited three trans creators and community activists to share their thoughts on trans visibility in the creator economy. Thank you again to Miss Peppermint, Diamond Stylz, and Kayley Whalen for sharing your time and insights with us. The current and ongoing waves of discrimination – from […]

Meet the Mobile Team | Pedro Veloso

Meet the Mobile Team | Pedro Veloso

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We sat down with Android engineer Pedro Veloso to learn what excites him most about his role.

Meet the Mobile Team | Yifan Peng

Meet the Mobile Team | Yifan Peng

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Having spent almost a decade at Meta/Instagram, Yifan brings a breadth and depth of experience to Patreon as we look to ship best-in-class mobile products.

Meet the Mobile Team | Mark Davis

Meet the Mobile Team | Mark Davis

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Mark joins Patreon as one of the latest Staff Software Engineers focusing on mobile iOS applications. We sat down with him to learn more about him and see how his first 45 days were going.

Meet Shannon, our Director of Mobile Engineering

Meet Shannon, our Director of Mobile Engineering

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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.

Meet Atish, our new Head of Growth Engineering

Meet Atish, our new Head of Growth Engineering

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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.

Patreon welcomes former WME talent agent Avi Gandhi as Head of Creator Partnerships

Patreon welcomes former WME talent agent Avi Gandhi as Head of Creator Partnerships

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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.

Meet the people behind the product: John Edstrom 

Meet the people behind the product: John Edstrom 

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Meet John, the Director of Engineering for our Platform and Creator teams.

Meet the people behind the product: Betsy Kao

Meet the people behind the product: Betsy Kao

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Meet Betsy, a senior software engineer on our Engineering team in San Francisco.

Meet the people behind the product: Payments Engineer, Fiona Manzella

Meet the people behind the product: Payments Engineer, Fiona Manzella

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Meet Fiona, a Software Engineer on our Payments Engineering team in San Francisco.

Patreon Welcomes Former Googler, Utkarsh Srivastava, as Senior VP of Engineering

Patreon Welcomes Former Googler, Utkarsh Srivastava, as Senior VP of Engineering

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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.

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

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

Jordana Colomby

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.

Tiffany Stevenson joins Patreon as Chief People Officer

Tiffany Stevenson joins Patreon as Chief People Officer

Jack Conte and Sam Yam

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

The Second Renaissance is Here

The Second Renaissance is Here

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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.

Part Talent Scout, Part Industry Insider, Part Creator Advocate, All Patreon

Part Talent Scout, Part Industry Insider, Part Creator Advocate, All Patreon

Lara Kesler

On the surface, Tom McNeill's job on the Creator Partnerships team at Patreon sounds very, very cool, and that’s because it is.

Joe Budden Connects Directly With His Community on Patreon

Joe Budden Connects Directly With His Community on Patreon

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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 […]

Julian Gutman, Instagram Product Leader, to Join Patreon as CPO

Julian Gutman, Instagram Product Leader, to Join Patreon as CPO

Jack Conte and Sam Yam

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 […]

An Update to Patreon’s Policies on QAnon

An Update to Patreon’s Policies on QAnon

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To learn what we're doing to stop the spread of disinformation on Patreon, read on.

Fighting for Justice

Fighting for Justice

Jack Conte

When a creative voice - or any voice - is silenced by police brutality, we have to fight back against racial inequality. We have to take action. We have a responsibility to our creators and employees to fight for, and with them, against injustice.

A Letter From Patreon’s Head of Podcasts

A Letter From Patreon’s Head of Podcasts

Janet Lee

Some word's from Patreon's Head of Podcasts on how podcasters can navigate the new normal of a wholly digital presence due to COVID-19.

In This With You | Our Response to COVID-19

In This With You | Our Response to COVID-19

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Patreon is here for you as your reliable foundation, to be the community you can count on, and a source of stability. We are committed to taking care of the platform that delivers your income. Here's what we're doing to help you during this tough time.

COVID-19 and the Creative Economy: Takeaways from Patreon’s Data Science Team

COVID-19 and the Creative Economy: Takeaways from Patreon’s Data Science Team

Maura Church

In short, COVID-19 brought on one of the strongest influxes of memberships that we’ve ever seen. And the message from the data is clear: membership works.

A Letter From Patreon’s Head of Music

A Letter From Patreon’s Head of Music

Joe Barham

Some words from Patreon's Head of Music about the devastating impact Coronavirus is having on musicians and their teams.

Watch our Weird Stream-a-thon with Amanda Palmer, Open Mike Eagle, and more

Watch our Weird Stream-a-thon with Amanda Palmer, Open Mike Eagle, and more

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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.

Creativity Has No Borders

Creativity Has No Borders

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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..

Here’s what happened on Hang Time in January…

Here’s what happened on Hang Time in January…

Leanna Lee

This month on Hang Time, the Talking Simpsons podcast, patron conversion rates, and much more.

Here’s What Happened in December’s Episode of Hang Time…

Here’s What Happened in December’s Episode of Hang Time…

Leanna Lee

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.

Here’s What Happened in November’s Episode of Hang Time…

Here’s What Happened in November’s Episode of Hang Time…

Fiona Tapp

Hang Time is Patreon's monthly live stream with CEO Jack Conte and brand wiz Taryn Arnold. To learn more about Merch, #ThankYouPatrons day, and Patreon Assembly, read on.

How Do I Handle a Problematic Patron?

How Do I Handle a Problematic Patron?

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Patreon is a place where you can have a more direct connection with your biggest fans. But what happens if a relationship between you and a patron becomes toxic? To learn more about what to do in this difficult situation, read on.

#ThankYouPatrons — All 4 million of you ❤️

#ThankYouPatrons — All 4 million of you ❤️

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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.

Here’s What Happened in October’s Episode of Hang Time…

Here’s What Happened in October’s Episode of Hang Time…

Fiona Tapp

Hang Time is Patreon's monthly livestream with CEO Jack Conte and brand wiz Taryn Arnold. To learn more about #ThankYouPatrons day, Patreon Assembly, and other updates, read on.

8 Tips on Keeping Your Patrons’ Data Safe and Sound

8 Tips on Keeping Your Patrons’ Data Safe and Sound

Weston Dombroski

We know your patrons are here because of you, not us — that's why creators on Patreon have full control of their patrons data. To learn what that means for you, and to get tips on how to manage that data safely, read on.

Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at Patreon (2019)

Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at Patreon (2019)

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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.

Introducing Moxie for Makers, Patreon’s First Spotify Playlist

Introducing Moxie for Makers, Patreon’s First Spotify Playlist

Matt St. John

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.

Here’s what happened in September’s episode of Hang Time…

Here’s what happened in September’s episode of Hang Time…

Fiona Tapp

This month on Hang TIme, #ThankYouPatrons day, Patreon Assembly, Product Sneak Peeks, and more.

Announcing Patreon Assembly: A Digital Summit for Artists and Creators

Announcing Patreon Assembly: A Digital Summit for Artists and Creators

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On November 2nd, 2019, we will livestream the first-ever Patreon Assembly, a digital summit for artists and creators featuring Killer Mike, Issa Rae, Patton Oswalt, Hannah Hart, and more.