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Delaware daily roundup: The people behind Creative Vision Factory; Entrepreneurs and housing policy; Incyte’s move to downtown

Plus, a new bill proposes allowing medical dispensaries to sell recreational marijuana.

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Wilmington art space finds a new home

During the times I spent at Creative Vision Factory over the last few months, I’ve met a business student, a construction worker, a photographer, an aspiring technologist and more than one social justice advocate.

Part two of a four-part series on the Wilmington art space, written by me, is up on Technical.ly. In this chapter, meet some of the artists and staff who make the center tick, and some of the challenges they’ve faced.

➡️ Read my report here

Entrepreneurs need housing over tax policy

Entrepreneurs don’t choose places to start companies. Entrepreneurs choose places to live, and then start companies where they live.

So, what are the best tools to attract entrepreneurs and tech workers? Affordable living, better schools, great culture. Put simpler still: Making your city a great place to live.

➡️ Read Chris’s column here

News Incubator: What else to know today

• What will Incyte’s move to downtown mean for Wilmington? [Spotlight Delaware]

• What to know about next week’s planetary parade in the sky. [Delaware Online]

• A new bill proposes allowing medical dispensaries to sell recreational marijuana. [Delaware Public Media]

• Goodwill has launched a green manufacturing initiative in New Castle County. [Delaware Business Times]

🗓️ On the Calendar

• Thursday, May 30 — Delaware State Chamber of Commerce End-of-Session Policy Conference, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Delaware State University, Dover [Details here]

• May 30-31 — Media & Democracy Summit, The Queen, Wilmington [Details here]

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