Dropbox reportedly paid around $100 million for Mailbox

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Earlier this morning the creators of the popular Gmail client Mailbox announced they’d been purchased by Dropbox, but the financial details were a mystery. According to recent reports, however, Dropbox may have paid in the neighborhood of $ 100 million for the app. GigaOm is reporting that its sources say that Dropbox paid more than $ 50 million for Orchestra, the company behind Mailbox, with another clarifying that the number was actually much closer to $ 100 million. Those figures match up with what TechCrunch is hearing as well, with that publication’s sources saying the deal was worth nearly $ 100 million in cash and stock. GigaOm also reports that both Yahoo and Facebook had been talking to the Mailbox team about a possible acquisition…

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