Founders Carbon Network

The network that works
  • Get connected with decision-makers in virtually all sectors, national and international
  • Scores of events and seminars each year
  • Online platform to present yourself and your company
  • Exclusive membership limited to 500
  • Personal connections at home and abroad
  • Access to all FCN services

See all services and benefits for FCN members


For an annual service charge of just €2250, you can become a member of the Netherlands’ premier business network.

“FCN members represent the cream of Dutch and global enterprise. I feel privileged to be associated with each and every one. FCN is a reliable ‘golden pond’ of business founders and entrepreneurs, all of whom show remarkable goodwill towards their fellow members.”

Merlin Melles, founder CEO fCN

Merlin holds various management and advisory positions. She is currently a trustee of the Amsterdam Museum Fund, a member of the Advisory Committee of DNA Gala, a BNR radio presenter, a Freelancer of the Year Awards judge and founder of Pearlcard.

Board of Recommendation

Trusted Advisors

Jewel Award Winners

  • Theo Wit

    General Manager

  • Rupert Hoogewerf


  • Reijnaldo Marino Twerda

    General Manager

  • Sisi Lu

    membership and marketing director

  • Maureen Josef

    Managing Director-Founder

  • 'Merlin is een energieke 'connected' vrouw waar je een lach van op je gezicht krijgt en ook nog eens zakelijk inzicht heeft'

    Armin van Buuren

    DJ - Producer -A&R Manager

  • 'Professionaliteit en klasse lopen hand in hand bij Merlin Melles.'

    Ruud Gullit


  • Dit is mijn quote.

    Randolph Plomp

    Art Director in hart en nieren

  • Dit is mijn quote.

    Randolph Plomp

    Art Director in hart en nieren

Founders Carbon Network

Join the network that really works!

For an annual service charge of just € 2795,- FCN members enjoy:

  • Access to top decision-makers
  • Connections with the cream of the business community
  • Virtually all sectors
  • Invitations to numerous events throughout the year
  • Online platform on which to present yourself and your company
  • Goodwill and comradeship
  • Selective introductions
  • Network limited to 500 selected members
  • The opportunity to take part in international trade missions
  • Self-development opportunities
  • Access to international markets through FCN Global
  • Exclusive FCN events and venues
  • National and international company visits
  • Fellow members who dare to share
  • Comprehensive Lifestyle, Travel and Concierge services
  • Trusted Advisors to provide a second opinion or act as ‘sparring partner’
  • Leading medical specialists providing prompt professional care
  • The Build & Design service to support you in the purchase or sale of property, construction and landscaping projects
  • Data & Loyalty Service: update and enhance your customer database, perhaps introducing a loyalty programme
  • Online platform through which to present yourself and your company, contact other members and share news
  • Advice on safety and security, with access to the latest international concepts
  • Advice and assistance in managing your online presence: the Social Media Content Service
  • Enjoy the world’s finest wines, with tastings and excursions organized by our Wine Circle.

Please complete this form if you are interested in joining the Founders Carbon Network. We will contact you soon as possible.

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Met vriendelijke groet,
Merlin Melles, founder CEO fCN

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