The Small Business Sessions, Enterprise Nation's podcast powered by Xero, is back for another episode. Series four, hosted by Enterprise Nation head of content Dan Martin, features a brilliant line-up of entrepreneurs and experts sharing insights and inspiration on how to start and grow a brilliant business.This week we welcome an entrepreneur whose business journey we've followed from the start. Krisi Smith is the co-founder of Bird & Blend Tea Co. which she set up with her partner Mike in a back bedroom. Five years on the business operates seven retail stores across the UK selling its loose leaf tea and other products. Along the way Krisi and Mike have achieved many successes including crowdfunding over £364,000 in 24 hours. In an insights packed podcast, Krisi discusses growing from a bedroom start-up, the reasons behind the business' crowdfunding success, why she turned down the big four supermarkets, building a strong community around her brand, why she had to change her business' name, how to make the most of Christmas for your business and lots more!To find out more, go to

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