Pearlcard at Masters of LXRY

Masters of LXRY brought love from 12 to 16 December to the Amsterdam RAI. Love for craftsmanship, passion for perfection, for special designs, unique designs, love for gastronomy, for all the beauty that the world has to offer. The LOVE Edition, that is the theme of Masters of LXRY 2019. The largest and most prestigious... Continue Reading →

fCN Trade Mission Washington DC & New York

All fCN trade missions bring you to exceptional places where you can do excellent business and listen to interesting speakers. On Wednesday, Bill Huizinga, member of Congress Michigan, explained all about ongoing business opportunities and politics going hand in hand. We had the pleasure to lunch at the Capitol Hill Club in Washington. Both Heleen... Continue Reading →

fCN Gassan Jewel Awards 2019

This year's fCN Gassan Jewel Awards took place in castle de Wittenburg. Proud winners are Mark de Witte Royal (Royal Dutch Distillers), Vivian Minte (ONVZ), Guido Ide (Wasned) and Won Yip (Yip Group). Arthur Bekenkamp,  Associate Director of Admissions at Le Rosey, pronounced two winners for his prestigious summerschool Le Rosey. Castle De Wittenburg was transformed... Continue Reading →

fCN lunch at the U.S. Ambassador

The U.S. Ambassador to the Netherlands, Pete Hoekstra invited Founders Carbon Network for a lunch reception at his residence in honor of fCN’s Trade Mission to Washington DC and New York, 19-24 November. Our visit emphasizes the importance of the strong ties between the U.S. and the Netherlands. We have enjoyed the warm welcome and exquisite lunch.... Continue Reading →


"You cannot become what you cannot see. That is why TheNextWomen creates visibility for strong female role models. This is the 8th edition of the top 100 most successful female entrepreneurs of the Netherlands." Merlin Melles: "I am very proud to be listed for the 8th edition of the top 100 most successful female entrepreneurs... Continue Reading →

fCN is celebrating Prinsjesdag

Today, the 17th of September 2019, fCN was in The Hague for celebrating the collaboration with ONL and the celebration of Prinsjesdag. fCN has partnered with ONL to bring entrepreneurs closer to the government and politics. Of course, there was also time to celebrate Prinsjesdag. In the Ondernemershuis, prof. Stan Stevens of HVK Stevens explained... Continue Reading →

Pearlcard Awards 2019

This year, The Pearlcard awards have been awarded to 5 winners. When would you be having drinks under a Corendon Boeing on a Tuesday afternoon?! During the reception guests could take a look at the Boeing and the champagne was served in the Pearlcard Class. With a magnificent view of Amsterdam and Schiphol from the... Continue Reading →

fCN Summer Event

Wednesday, July 3, we experienced a wonderful summer day together with our dear members. This event was entirely devoted to ultimate networking moments while we were allowed to enjoy the charming surroundings of the Beemster. The delicious arancini balls served by our partner Klein and Kok and the finest wines from the Pearl Wine Circle... Continue Reading →

fCN Breakfast in Hermitage

In a beautiful ambiance we enjoyed a special breakfast on June 27 in the Hermitage between the militia pieces from the collection of the Amsterdam Museum and the Rijksmuseum. We were able to network with the fCN members as they did in the golden age. The portrait will be made into a unique militia piece,... Continue Reading →

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