Jack Dorsey is about to get even busier.
On Wednesday, one of the companies Mr. Dorsey runs, Square, the mobile payments start-up, made its initial public offering prospectus public, indicating it is close to a road show to sell stock to investors. The move follows an action-packed 10 days for the technology executive, who was named permanent chief of Twitter last week and who on Tuesday announced that he was laying off 8 percent of the staff at the social networking company as he tries to attract more users to the service.
The disclosure of Square’s I.P.O. prospectus is set to quicken the pace for Mr. Dorsey. The document, which Square had previously filed confidentially, gave the first peek at the financial data of a payments business that has had as many naysayers as it has had champions.
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