WSJ: Bitcoin Firm Coinbase Seeks New Funds at $1 Billion Valuation, https://www.wsj.com/articles/bitcoin-firm-coinbase-seeks-new-funds-at-1-billion-valuation-1496403001
"One of these startups, Coinbase Inc., is in talks with potential investors on a new round of funding at a valuation of more than $1 billion, according to people familiar with the matter."
PithBook: Coinbase to become first bitcoin startup to join unicorn club, http://pitchbook.com/newsletter/coinbase-to-become-first-bitcoin-startup-to-join-unicorn-club
"Digital currency exchange startup Coinbase is set to raise somewhere around $100 million at a valuation of more than $1 billion, according to The Wall Street Journal. The report comes a few weeks after the price of bitcoin surpassed the $2,000-per-coin mark for the first time…"