The Other Side of the Tracks

International Business Development and Marketing Strategy


TechConnect 2015

I was pleased and honored to be a speaker at TechConnect 2015 in Astana, Kazakhstan. Put together by HappyFarm and NATD, the event was the 1st of its kind in Central Asia and one which hopefully will lead to many more. The topic of my presentation was: Using Local Resources for Going Global from Kazakhstan. […]

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Meeting Santa at slush 2014

This story is getting a lot of attention in the media in the US and Finland now. Here is my account: On Sunday the 16th, of November I was to depart for Helsinki, Finland to the High Tech Startup Conference “Slush”. I had been invited by Helsinki Ventures to moderate a couple of panel discussions […]

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2014 Astana Hackathon

Astana Innovations with the support of the Astana Mayor’s office hosted the event “Astana Hackathon 2014″, which was held October 11, 2014,s in the Co-working Multi space, at Astana, st. Tauelsizdik, 34, SEC «Astana Mall», 3rd floor. TOST’s David Roberts was a mentor and jury member for the event. The official website of The […]

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RoundTable at Astana Innovatio...

On October 13th, 2014 at the Technology business incubator “Astana Innovations” a roundtable discussion was held on the topic of “Successful Startups” with the leadership of David Roberts. David – founder and CEO of the international consulting firm, “The other side of the tracks.” David holds a Master of International University of South Carolina, graduated […]

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Video Panel: Belarus and Lithu...

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Public Speaking


Marketing Strategy

Business Development


Social Media Campaigns

Cross Cultural Seminars

Media Production

Investor Matching

Public Speaking

Product Development


HR Recruiting

Events Management



David Roberts is the founder and CEO of the international consulting business “The Other Side of the Tracks”.  David holds an International MBA from the University of South Carolina, Moore School of Business and is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (Kazakhstan 2002-2004). It is his esteemed pleasure to be working with a variety of interesting start-ups from across the Baltics and Commonwealth of Independent States on their business development, marketing strategy, and American market entry strategies. In his spare time, he volunteers by making animations on behalf of anti-human trafficking organizations.



StartupHighway is a Baltic startup accelerator, based in Vilnius, Lithuania. It is designed for those with the best business startup ideas to provide them with the tools, network and knowledge necessary to get in shape for angel or venture capital funding. The support comes as intense program, star mentors fleet, pre-seed funding, office space, access to follow up funding, markets and more.

David Roberts is a Mentor for Startups with StartupHighway.








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