Episode NO.265

Co-founder and CTO of Patreon a platform that fosters deeper connections between artist and fan, building communities where artists can create purer content and fans can directly support them.

In recent years, Patreon has seen its average pledge amount increase by 20 percent. Patreon’s first successful artist was co-founder and musician, Jack Conte, who raised several thousand dollars in just a few days.
Sam Yam, co-founder and CTO of Patreon, describes how the company fosters healthier online communities by better connecting artists and fans.