From cancer treatment to restaurant openings - how crowdfunding turned us all into investors.
In Huddersfield a woman is looking for £3,000 to buy 150 hens and expand her free range egg business. Over in Hebden Bridge a choreographer is hoping to raise £1,000 for an interactive performance inspired the Norse myths. A few months ago, a North Yorkshire a filmmaker appealed for £8,000 to fund what he described as a claustrophobic thriller he was calling The Lambing Season. In just 28 days, 170 supporters had stumped up more than £9,000.