Flipboard is reportedly raising new funding that values the company at $800M

According to a report at All Things Digital that quotes sources “close to the situation,” Flipboard is raising a new $50-million round of financing from both new and existing backers that will value the mobile-content publisher at $800 million. The round is reportedly being led by Rizvi Traverse Management and includes Goldman Sachs, Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers and Index Ventures. The company last raised money in 2011 at a $200-million valuation.