Patreon’s novel idea of fans just directly paying the artists they love is having its hockey stick moment. Patreon tells TechCrunch that in a year, it’s doubled the number of monthly active paying patrons to 1 million, and the number of active creators to 50,000. It’s now on track to pay out $150 million to creators in 2017, which would make its 5% cut equal $7.5 million… Read More

from iFeeltech IT News Mix4 https://techcrunch.com/2017/05/18/patreon-pushes-as-youtube-stutters/?ncid=rss

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