Patreon CEO Jack Conte on the creator economy, artist burnout, and competition from Facebook & Google
PressClub with Josh Constine
Social media giants started the creator crisis by building distribution without monetization, Patreon CEO Jack Conte explains in this 1-on-1 interview with PressClub's Josh Constine. He breaks down why we're in a creator renaissance as top platforms finally compete to host artists and their fans. You'll learn:-The history of patronage-How "information should be free" hurt creators-The difference between art and content-Why Facebook, Google, and Twitter suddenly care about creators-How to deal with creator burnout-Who will become the creator middle class-Remaining startup opportunities in the creator economy around finance, logistics, and NFTs-Why now is the best time ever to be an artistPlus, catch an exclusive acoustic performance by Vérité of her new single 'By Now'. Vérité, hip-hop musician and comedian Open Mike Eagle, and celebrity chef and former Bon Appétit editor Carla Lalli Music also join to give the creator perspective on burnout and time management.Sign up for the PressClub newsletter and get alerts about the live shows on Clubhouse at constine.clubPressClub is one of Clubhouse's first and most popular shows, where top business leaders discuss the big issues. It's hosted by Josh Constine, an investor at early-stage venture fund SignalFire and the former Editor-At-Large of TechCrunch. PressClub is a relaxed venue where luminaries can share their stories, passions, thoughts on trends, and visions of the future. Past guests include the CEOs of Facebook, Instagram, Slack, Shopify, Spotify, Substack, WordPress, Craigslist, Dollar Shave Club, and more. Topics have included the creator economy, back to offices vs remote work, the rise of newsletters, the future of celebrity, the ethics of doxxing, and founders becoming philanthropists. Josh and PressClub's content have recently been covered by the New York Times, TechCrunch, Vogue, Bloomberg, Forbes, AdWeek, USA Today, and more.
Patreon CEO on the Problems (and Solutions) of Digital Art
The New Music Business with Ari Herstand
Patreon co-founder and CEO, Pomplamoose and Scary Pockets co-founder, Jack Conte, believes in digital art. He believes in artists and he believes in fans to support artists. So much so that his company Patreon is setup to facilitate a symbiotic artist/fan relationship. He is the founding member of (and still active in) Scary Pockets, but doesn't tour with them and discusses how they're able to get millions of streams and views. Jack is an inspiring dude and this episode will no doubt, brighten your day.---Quick links: 5:04 - When Patreon got started and when it moved out of Jack's house7:08 - Why Jack continued with Patreon in addition to being a musician and where he's at now with it13:35 - How the artist-fan relationship has evolved and where it's going16:27 - Is it required for artists to be community leaders and managers?21:15 - How Jack has seen Pomplamoose fans engage with them and the difference between a budget and a beacon24:07 - The unique ways that communities are engaging each other27:14 - How Discord is different than private Facebook groups28:35 - When is it a good time to start a Patreon? 31:17 - Where are you seeing communities form prior to joining Patreon?32:20 - How are musicians transitioning from doing a bunch of hands-on labor to services like Patreon?39:00 - About Scary Pockets project48:04 - What's next for Jack Conte?51:10 - What it means to Jack to make it in the new music business---Connect with Ari Herstand:Website: https://www.aristake.comInstagram (personal): https://www.instagram.com/ariherstand/Instagram (Ari's Take): https://www.instagram.com/aristake_/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aristake/Twitter (personal): https://twitter.com/ariherstandTwitter (Ari's Take): https://twitter.com/ArisTakeYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/aristake1Connect with Jack Conte:Facebook (Pomplamoose): https://www.facebook.com/musicpomplamooseFacebook (Scary Pockets): https://www.facebook.com/scarypocketsTwitter: https://twitter.com/jackconteInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/jackconte/Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
ISHH: a podcast about Interests, Side Hustles, and Hobbies
Ramble Jam with Hunter, WIS Patreon CEO Amy D & Chuck ramble jam with Hunter about life, pets, the holidays and whatever else popped into our heads. Also , I learned sadly that Terrell Suggs isn’t in CATS ! "i'd get drunk and go see that" - Hunter WIS Patreon WIS CEO Promos from : @BeautysBiscuits @poppourreview @eilfmovies Order at beautysbiscuits.com and use offer code SINGLE for $5 off. *mature audiences, we aren't licensed professionals . We hope you enjoy. If you do, Please subscribe, rate and review. A written review ,We really appreciate it and it helps us become more visible .Thank you ! Follow us on Instagram @_why_im_single Twitter @SinglePodcast Facebook Group & Page @whyimsinglepodcast email us at email@example.com check out our Patreon Page https://www.patreon.com/whyimsingle Grab merchandise at https://www.teepublic.com/t-shirts?query=whyimsingle Thank you , hugs and kisses & remember, don't be a douchebag :) We are happy to announce our new sponsor Beauty’s Biscuits @beautysbiscuits www.beautysbiscuits.com !!! What are Beauty's Biscuits? - "Fresh Baked Healthy Dog Biscuits" - "Your online natural and preservative free, dog treat source"
This episode marks our two-year anniversary of being on Patreon -- something that we never expected to be as crucial to the show's survival as it's become. Thank you for the support over the last 24 months, and letting us continue being able to bring the show to you every week. Producing Tech's Message on top of my full-time job as an editor at Bloomberg takes anywhere between eight and 12 hours a week, most of which tends to take place at the weekends. The Patreon community, along with the valuable word-of-mouth promotion of our free listeners, has made this extra workload feel manageable. Thank you! This week on the regular version of TECH'S MESSAGE Nate and Ian discuss: - INTERVIEW: Jack Conte, CEO and co-founder of Patreon - Addictive Tech Under Investigation in U.K. by Senior Lawmakers - Tinder-style app for cows tries to help the meat market - FEATURE: On the farm with facial recognition technology for cows, with CainthusCEO David Hunt - Your emails and questions answered! Patreon supportershave access to our ad-free and extended version of the show, which includes the above as well as additional discussions about: - EXTRA STORY:'Upskirting' is now a crime in the UK - SPECIAL FEATURE: Extended interview with Jack Conte of Patreon - Valentine’s Day insights! - Outtakes and more! Hosts: Nate Lanxon, Ian Morris Production and Editing: Nate Lanxon Voiceover Artist: Marta Svetek See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Fireside Chats, Episode 36: Chatting With Patreon CEO Jack Conte
Colin's Last Stand: Fireside Chats
Patreon co-founder and CEO Jack Conte changed my life. Twice, in fact. When I first met him in 2014, his new company was a largely-unknown upstart, but today, Patreon is a world-renowned name with $100 million in venture capital and a singular mission: Fund the Creative Class. I sat down with Jack for an hour-long interview to pick his brain about the past, present, and future of the service. What mistakes have been made? What new features are coming in the future? How many more lives can the service touch like it touched mine? His answers are across-the-board exciting.
Patreon CEO Jack Conte and 'Brain Candy' host Susie Meister (Code Media 2018)
Patreon CEO Jack Conte and 'Brain Candy' host Susie Meister talk with Recode's Peter Kafka and Dan Frommer at the 2018 Code Media conference in Huntington Beach, Calif. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices