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Feb 12, 2019 11:55 AM 2+ mon ago

The Thesis of Patreon

Can Patreon become a powerful, multi-billion-dollar company at the heart of the global media and entertainment industry? It's founders and investors certainly believe so.

In this Extra Crunch EC-1, I dove into Patreon's founding story, product, business model, and competition. Now I want to dissect the foundational thesis of where Patreon could unlock massive economic value. If it turns out they got the thesis wrong, tactical and product details won't save it.

3. Creators need a dedicated "membership" service independent of the platforms they use ...

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The product of Patreon

The product of Patreon

techcrunch.com     2+ mon ago

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The competitors of Patreon

The competitors of Patreon

techcrunch.com     2+ mon ago

How Patreon is fending off social networks, vertical-software services, and other threats In December, Patreon CEO Jack Conte shared a list on Twitter predicting what being an ind...

The business of Patreon

The business of Patreon

techcrunch.com     2+ mon ago

Patreon provides business infrastructure to independent content creators: people making videos, music, podcasts, paintings, comics, games, magazines and other forms of media for fa...

The founding story of Patreon

The founding story of Patreon

techcrunch.com     2+ mon ago

It's May 7, 2013 and Jack Conte is, in his own words, "totally exhausted, slash, totally wired, in that really weird in-between zone." He has spent 18 hours per day for the last 50...

The Patreon EC-1

The Patreon EC-1

techcrunch.com     2+ mon ago

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The definitive Patreon reading guide

The definitive Patreon reading guide

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Facebook's Patreon Clone Wants to Pocket Up to Six Times As Much of the Revenue As Patreon

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Investment Thesis Of Forty Seven

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The Banker's Veto, How Patreon Silences Dissent

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Shopify: Revisiting The Citron Short Thesis

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Tesla: The Short Thesis Is Dying

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DBO: The Bullish Thesis Is Intact

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Nutanix: Broken Thesis?

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Marko Kolanovic And The De-Dollarization Thesis

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Appian: The Investment Thesis Is Still Intact

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Examining The Long Thesis For Pacific Ethanol

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Patreon is a threat to the free internet

spiked-online.com     3+ mon ago

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realclearpolitics.com     9+ mon ago

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Jordan and Dave Rubin leave Patreon.

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An Equity deep dive on Patreon

An Equity deep dive on Patreon

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Famed Atheist Deletes Patreon Account Over Banning Of Anti-Leftists

dailywire.com     4+ mon ago

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Cloudera: Reaffirming The Bullish Thesis With Strong Results

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Papa John's: An Update On The Bull Thesis

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Spanish PM defends doctoral thesis against reports of...

dailymail.co.uk     7+ mon ago

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The game development boy band selling experimental games through Patreon

The game development boy band selling experimental games through Patreon

theverge.com     2+ week ago

If you were to check out the Instagram page for the Sokpop Collective, you'd probably have a hard time figuring out what it actually does. It's full of shots of four young Dutch gu...

Sam Harris Deletes Patreon Account in Protest of Corporate Censorship

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Examining The Latest Short Thesis On First Solar

seekingalpha.com     6+ mon ago

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Milo Yiannopoulos punted from Patreon within hours of launching crowdfunding campaign

Milo Yiannopoulos punted from Patreon within hours of launching crowdfunding campaign

washingtontimes.com     4+ mon ago

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Tetra Technologies: Does The Bull Thesis Still Prevail?

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For The Oil Bull Thesis, It's The Bottom Of The 9th With 2 Outs

seekingalpha.com     5+ mon ago

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No, The Oil Bull Thesis Is Not Over

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Chesapeake Energy Corporation: The Thesis Is Playing Out

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Patreon tolerates calls for violence from leftists

Patreon tolerates calls for violence from leftists

wnd.com     4+ mon ago

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Daimler's Crash And Investment Thesis

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Crude Market's Bullish Thesis Prevails

seekingalpha.com     2+ week ago

Surprising macro developments and strong OPEC+ output cut delivery bring risk-on dynamics, which will likely propel OIL to new yearly highs. In my last note on OIL, I expected a pullback of OIL share...

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