| Jack Conte |
|Born||July 12, 1984|
|Alma mater||Stanford University|
|Member of||WEF/Young Global Leaders/2020|
Patreon funder, World Economic Forum Young Global Leader 2020. Started evicting independent media from platform in 2020.
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  By 2021, the company was valued at $4 billion, despite still not being profitable By then, Patreon had started freezing donations to independent media going through the company.