Jack Conte

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(singer, businessman)
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BornJuly 12, 1984
Alma materStanford University
Founder ofPatreon
Member ofWEF/Young Global Leaders/2020
Patreon funder, World Economic Forum Young Global Leader 2020. Started evicting independent media from platform in 2020.

Jack Conte is an American businessman and founder of Patreon. He prefers to promote an image of himself as a musician, which he was before he started the company.[1]

On May 7, 2013, Conte announced the launch of Patreon, a crowdfunding venture that lets content creators turn their fans into paying subscribers, together with co-founder Samuel Yam [2] By 2021, the company was valued at $4 billion, despite still not being profitable[3] By then, Patreon had started freezing donations to independent media going through the company.

The World Economic Forum picked him as a Young Global Leader in 2020.