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Patreon Hits Donors With New Fees, Angering Creators

MIT Tech Review

Patreon Artists Are Struggling to Achieve a Living Wage

The Verge

Patreon defends new pricing after user uproar

Costs
@Snubs via The Verge , VentureBeat

Patreon users are worried about the site’s new payment structure

Costs People Crowdfunding
CoinTelegraph

Archive.org Secures More BCH Than BTC Donations in 2017

Crowdfunding Payments ISPs
TechMoran

UN Economic Commission for Africa launches the Women and Girls Startup Challenge

Diversity
TechCrunch

​Toyota​ ​Mobility​ ​Foundation launches $4M prize for mobility tech targeting lower-limb paralysis

People Intelligent machines
SiliconANGLE Media

Patreon sued over allegations it was complicit in harassment by failing to act against it - SiliconANGLE

SiliconANGLE Media

Kickstarter relaunches Drip as a subscription service to take on Patreon - SiliconANGLE

Crowdfunding
TechCrunch , Nieman Lab , TechMoran , +1

Kickstarter reboots its Patreon competitor, Drip

Apps & Services Crowdfunding
$24,000,000 Debt financing
TechMoran

JUMO raises $24 million loan facility from Finnish development Finnfund

Stock markets
VentureBeat

Indie game site Itch.io rolls out Patreon integration

Software development Gaming
MIT Tech Review

Patreon Introduces Tools to Let Anyone with a Website Put Up a Paywall

Intelligent machines
Product Hunt

Patreon Developer

Software development
The Verge

Patreon is adding support for WordPress, Slack, and other platforms

Software development Data leaks
memeburn

YouTube has made it harder for creators to use Patreon

TNW , The Verge , Mashable

YouTube now requires creators to be partners to use external links in cards

Video
Xconomy

Big Fundraising Week for Slack, Patreon, TigerGraph, Others in Bay Area

Funding
$60,000,000 Venture capital (Series C)
PE Hub

Artist funding platform reels in $60 mln Series

TechCrunch , Fast Company , Re/code

Subscription art crowdfunder Patreon confirms $60M fundraise

Funding