Saudi Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, through his investment firm Kingdom Holding Co., has dropped $300 million into Twitter.
Alwaleed, an active investor, is one of the world's richest people, with an estimated $19.6 billion fortune, according to Forbes. He's also the nephew of Saudi Arabia King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Alsaud. Over the years, Alwaleed has invested in a host of markets, including banking, real estate, and hotel management.
In the technology market, the prince has given capital to or bought stock from, Hewlett-Packard, Apple, Motorola, and countless others. During the dot-com boom, he was heavily focused on Web companies.… Read more