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In 2013, YouTube musician Jack Conte was looking for a solution to his problem: millions of people loved his videos, but only hundreds of dollars were hitting his bank account. This didn’t add up, so he drafted up an idea for a website that would allow his fans to pay him directly for the value he was giving them.

He brought that doodle to his college roommate, Sam Yam (now the co-founder of Patreon), who turned that chicken scratch into a fully-functioning service in only 6 weeks. Fast forward 7 years, and Patreon is the solution to this same problem for 200,000+ creators who have collectively earned over $2 billion directly from their patrons.

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September 1, 2020

I’ve been a professional creator for 12+ years, making music and videos with my bands Pomplamoose and Scary Pockets. In 2019 alone, we published over...

March 25, 2020

Right now is a stressful time to be a creator. In a time when so many around the world are deeply affected, creative professionals...

March 24, 2020

In difficult times like these, humanity leans on artists to lift us up and connect us. From musicians performing to their fans...

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