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JACK DORSEY PROFILE

JACK DORSEY FILE

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Hip to Square

Jack Dorsey’s mobile payments company offers a growing suite of products:

• Square Reader: Lets anyone accept credit cards via a smartphone or tablet for a 2.75 percent transaction fee.

• Square Register: Helps merchants track payments, manage inventory and share menu information with customers.

• Square Wallet: Allows consumers to pay at local businesses automatically via smartphone.

• Square Market: Newest addition is an eBay-like marketplace that lets Square Register users set up online storefronts.

Facts about Jack

Data on Jack Dorsey, who helped build two billion-dollar companies — Twitter and Square — at the same time.

• Age: 36

• Born: St. Louis

• Education: Dropped out of New York University to launch his first Silicon Valley company in 2000.

• Lives: San Francisco

• Making history: In March 2006, Dorsey sent the world’s first tweet: “just setting up my twttr.”

• Human touch: Takes every new Square employee on a walking tour of San Francisco.

Source: San Jose Mercury News


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