This is a space where leaders worth following are discovered and developed, and where they coordinate together to have transformational impact on their local communities.

No Tribe is a multi-purpose space filled with energy and activity. It has 3 main purposes:

Discover and Develop Leaders Worth Following

No Tribe finds high character, community-minded individuals and helps them develop as leaders.

Build a Remarkable Internal Community

Every detail of No Tribe is designed to create a community that is rare and transformative.

Coordinate Efforts to Enhance Impact

No Tribe members are a part of something bigger. We coordinate our efforts to transform the communities in which we live.
No Tribe will open in Mexico City in late 2022
Discover and Develop Leaders Worth Following
We find high character, low ego leaders that genuinely care about their communities and we help them develop.
No Tribe is where the most remarkable leaders in a city find and support one another.
Leadership Academy
Our Leadership Academy is where cohorts of leaders are developed and where they bond with one another.
A community of remarkable leaders
It is our mission find all the remarkable leaders in the city and to connect them with one another.
Mentorship programs
We match younger leaders with mentors that provide them with help and guidance.
Mutual accountability
We share our goals with one another, and hold each other accountable for achieving them.
Build a Remarkable Internal Community
Transformational communities are extremely rare, but we're committed to the details that make such a community possible.

Who No Tribe is For

No Tribe is not for everyone, it is for organizations and individuals that share our vision and values.

Village Members:

  • Genuinely care about community improvement - No Tribe is for those for whom community improvement is central to their mission.
  • Are humble, hungry, and collaborative - People that have a realistic view of their strengths and weaknesses, are ambitious to achieve their goals, but are great at working with others.
  • Are trustworthy - High-character people that can be trusted.
  • Are excited to be a part of our community - People that are excited to be part of what we're building.

How Community is Built

Exceptional community is difficult to build, but building it is what we're most passionate about.

The Community is Built Through:

  • Actually caring about the details - Building the community is the central goal, and it's the thing we're most passionate about getting right.
  • No Strangers policy - Everybody knows everybody. New members are acknowledged and introduced.
  • Values alignment - Members share core values.
  • Working towards a common goal - Members are working together towards a larger common purpose.
  • Having fun together - Our events are awesome. We know how to have fun with one another.

Ingredients of Community

The conditions that form close community are difficult to create. We aim to create them all at No Tribe.


Are in close proximity to one another

Repeated Interactions

Interact with one another over and over again


Are in vulnerable situations with one another

Striving Together

Strive together towards a common goal with accountability

Values Alignment

Share values that are important to them


Have a real commitment to the community

No Strangers

Know each other by name and care about one another
Coordinate Efforts to Enhance Impact
No Tribe helps its members coordinate together to have a much greater impact than they could have on their own.
No Tribe creates common goals that its members can achieve together.
Shared goals and milestones
No Tribe members have shared goals and milestones that are tracked and celebrated.
Awesome community events
No Tribe coordinates awesome events that members of the outside community participate in.
City nerve center
No Tribe is a nerve center for city improvement. We coordinate with outside groups to address pressing needs.
Creative member events
Casino nights, non-profit stock exchanges... our member events are amazing.
The Space
No Tribe is designed to facilitate community building and collaboration.
No Tribe is an exceptional environment that enables exceptional community.
The Fun Floor
A collaborative work area combined with an event space. Where the fun and collaboration happen.
The Quiet Floor
An area with quiet workspaces and meeting rooms. Where private work and meetings happen.


Peter Elam - Founder

Peter ran the Digital Media Institute at the University of Texas for nine years, and is the co-founder of Diamond Tree, a leadership training platform.

His experiences in these roles provided the inspiration for what has become No Tribe.

Marco Barrio - Advisor (Operations/Community Building)

Marco is the Founder and CEO of U-Co, a network of coliving spaces located throughout Mexico.

Patricia Cruz - Advisor (Operations/Community Building)

Patricia has managed the community and operations for multiple 1,500+ member WeWork locations in Mexico City.

Michael Minter - Advisor (Creative/Marketing)

Michael Minter is the Global Head of Marketing for DC Shoes, and is a master of all things marketing.

Manny Oliverez - Advisor (Design)

Manny is a senior product manager at Amazon and provides deep expertise in design thinking.

Jonathan Paulo - Advisor (Community Building)

Jonathan is a librarian at Harvard University. He gained special insight into building strong community as a staff member on 3 separate Semester at Sea voyages.

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Sources of Inspiration

No Tribe concept draws inspiration from many different spaces from across the world. Here are a few of them.

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