Surrey University have launched an exciting new crowdfunding initiative in concert with the local council and local charities.
Surrey's crowdfunding platform Gaggle Connect is hosting a raft of campaigns including one to expand the 'Library of Things' service - which brings a new dimension to the sharing economy.
Barry talks to Jim Sears who is programme Director MSc in Entrepreneurship & Innovation & Senior Teaching Fellow in Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
Together with Helen Leech from Surrey library service - who run one of the growing number of LoT services and Benz Thanida a student running their campaign.
Could this be a pattern for the future of Crowdfunding and the Sharing Economy?