Hancock Lumber Sponsors New TV Show: Greenlight Maine

July 21, 2015 7:34 pm Comments Off on Hancock Lumber Sponsors New TV Show: Greenlight Maine

Hancock Lumber is excited to participate in a new weekly television show called Greenlight Maine, airing on September 12th. As both a successful growing business in Maine, and as a mentor interested in encouraging innovation and new ideas in our state, our company is looking forward to being a part of this!

This television program will be formatted like ABC’s Shark Tank where people are given the opportunity to pitch their ideas and convince any of the five sharks to invest in their business.

On Greenlight Maine, a total of 26 businesses will be chosen to participate in the show and compete with one another. During each of the 13 shows, two companies will have five minutes to pitch their ideas to a panel of judges that consist of Maine entrepreneurs, service providers, and people in the business community. At the end of each show, judges will select a winner to receive a minimum of $100,000 to implement their ideas discussed in their pitch. Kevin Hancock, company president and CEO, has been selected as one of the judges.

Behind the Scenes with Kevin Hancock, as he shoots the promotional video for Greenlight Maine

Since 1848, Hancock Lumber has been helping to move Maine’s economy forward and is thrilled to support this initiative to encourage innovation and grow Maine’s best entrepreneurs into thriving businesses.

To see a list of the 26 semi-finalists chosen to be on the show, check out the MaineBiz link in our blog post:

For more information on Greenlight Maine, visit their website at

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