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April 21, 2020 11:00 pm

Patreon lays off 13 percent of its staff

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Patreon has laid off 30 employees, or 13 percent of the company’s staff, due to economic difficulties created by the COVID-19 pandemic, as first reported by TechCrunch on Tuesday.

“It is unclear how long this economic uncertainty will last and therefore, to prepare accordingly, we have made the difficult decision to part ways with 13 percent of Patreon’s workforce,” Patreon said in a statement to The Verge.

The company also said that “in March alone, we onboarded 50,000 new creators to the platform of which the average income was 60% higher than previous months.” However, the company has seen a “slightly higher” rate of patron subscriptions being deleted, with “some” patrons reporting COVID-19 as the reason for the deletion, it said in...

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