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Meet the people behind the product: John Edstrom 

Meet the people behind the product: John Edstrom 

Patreon

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

Patreon

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

Patreon

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

Patreon

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

Patreon

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

Patreon

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

Patreon

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

Patreon

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

Patreon

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

Patreon

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?

Patreon

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 ❤️

Patreon

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.

Product Principles at Patreon

Product Principles at Patreon

Wyatt Jenkins

It’s an honor helping creators of all kinds gain financial freedom and creative independence with the help of the tools we build. Learn about our philosophies and principles from our Head of Product, Wyatt Jenkins.

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)

Patreon

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

Patreon

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.

5 Password Hygiene Tips to Help Keep Your Patreon Account Safe

5 Password Hygiene Tips to Help Keep Your Patreon Account Safe

Maritza Dominguez

Yes, it's easy to use the same password over and over again. But is it a good idea? To learn more about gauging the health of your Patreon password (and the safety of your account), read on.

Geniuslink to Acquire Kit.com Assets

Geniuslink to Acquire Kit.com Assets

Patreon

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.

Helping you Get and Keep More Patrons, Part 1

Helping you Get and Keep More Patrons, Part 1

Patreon

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.

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

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

Matt St. John

This month on Hang Time, Jack is joined by Wyatt Jenkins, Patreon's Head of Product, for some exciting updates. Also, photographer Sam Hurd calls in to give creators tips on running their membership businesses.

What Happens When Patreon Receives a Request for Information on a Creator (or Patron)?

What Happens When Patreon Receives a Request for Information on a Creator (or Patron)?

Patreon

Patreon has strict privacy policies in place to keep your data safe and secure. But what happens if someone requests information about you or your patrons? Read on to find out.

A New Way to Share Exclusive Video on Patreon with Vimeo

A New Way to Share Exclusive Video on Patreon with Vimeo

Matt St. John

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.

Announcing image galleries in posts

Announcing image galleries in posts

Matt St. John

Introducing image galleries in Patreon posts. Start sharing multiple images with your patrons today.

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

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

Matt St. John

This month on Hang Time, Patreon CEO Jack Conte and cohost Taryn Arnold make a big announcement. To find out what they are so excited about, read on.

How Patreon moderates content

How Patreon moderates content

Patreon

Our Trust and Safety team works hard to keep Patreon safe for creators and patrons. Read on to get an in-depth look at how our team moderates content on Patreon.

Patreon will take membership to the next level with $60M in funding

Patreon will take membership to the next level with $60M in funding

Jack Conte

Our mission is to fund the creative class, and we raised $60M to build a best-in-class, global membership platform to do just that. Read on for details.

How the Patreon Fraud Prevention team keeps creators safe from credit card fraud

How the Patreon Fraud Prevention team keeps creators safe from credit card fraud

Patreon

Patreon's Fraud Prevention team works hard to protect creators and patrons from credit card fraud. To learn more about what they do to keep you safe, read on.

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

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

Matt St. John

In June's episode of Hang Time, Jack and Taryn get a new studio. Plus, they'll talk about raffles, Patreon's updated mobile audio player, and more.

Everything you need to know about chargebacks (and what you can do to help us respond to them)

Everything you need to know about chargebacks (and what you can do to help us respond to them)

Patreon

Did you know that Patreon deals with chargebacks so that you don't have to? To learn more about chargebacks, and what you can do to help Patreon respond to them, read on.

Here’s what happened on Hang Time in April

Here’s what happened on Hang Time in April

Matt St. John

Want to stay in-the-know about what's going on at Patreon? Read on to check out the Hang Time live stream.

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

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

Matt St. John

Hang Time is a monthly live stream hosted by Patreon CEO Jack Conte and our own Taryn Arnold. Read on for product sneak peeks, tips and tricks for creators, and more.

Patreon’s stance on raffles, lotteries and giveaways

Patreon’s stance on raffles, lotteries and giveaways

Patreon

Want to know why Patreon doesn't allow games of chance, like raffles and giveaways, to be used as benefits? Read on to find out.

What’s Patreon’s policy regarding online piracy?

What’s Patreon’s policy regarding online piracy?

Weston Dombroski

Want to learn more about what's Patreon's policy regarding online piracy?? Read on.

Wondering about Patreon Lite and how to use it? Read on.

Wondering about Patreon Lite and how to use it? Read on.

Matt St. John

Curious about what's offered in the new creator plan, Patreon Lite? Read on to decide if it's the right choice for your creative business.