The Bangalore-based startup Hatchery Software Pvt Ltd, which runs Lookup, a free messaging app has closed a total\u00a0of\u00a0INR 2.4 Cr. in seed round of funding, with the last trench of $120K coming from\u00a0Japanese investors DeNA Co, which runs social games company Mobage, and Teruhide Sato,\u00a0who is the\u00a0CEO of Netprice,\u00a0a global internet and ecommerce business incubator.\r\n\r\nThis round includes the previous two investments announced a\u00a0few weeks earlier.\u00a0Lookup had raised $100K from MKS Switzerland SA, a precious metals and financial services group of companies\u00a0and\u00a0$160K in funding from Infosys co-founder Kris Gopalakrishnan.\r\n\r\nLookup app is founded by Deepak Ravindran, co-founder and former CEO of SMS-based search engine services startup Innoz Technologies.\r\n\r\n"With Teru and DeNA putting further money, we are closing our seed round of funding and will be planning for a Series A soon," said Deepak Ravindran, the founder of Lookup.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n"India is a very big and exciting market for investors around the globe now. We feel Lookup is a great idea and has the potential to gain the local market," said Sato, CEO & president of Netprice.\r\n\r\nThe startup had also acqui-hired RecommerceHub, a startup that sold refurbished electronic devices and has\u00a0also roped in\u00a0Anup Mohan, co-founder of Flamingos Media\u00a0last year.\r\nLookup has already crossed over 5000 downloads inside Android and is\u00a0hitting over 10,000 messages from over 2000 daily active users.\r\n\r\nRelated:\u00a0This App Wants To Help You Chat With Your Local Stores & Businesses Securely\r\nIn this space, Mumbai-based Haptik has also closed $1 Mn in funding from Kalaari Capital\u00a0in November last year.\r\n\r\nLookup has also joined hands with Bangalore Police to \u00a0help public to connect with the police in case of emergencies recently. Lookup will be running a\u00a0week long campaign \u201cMOSHI MOSHI\u201d meaning Hello in Japanese\u00a0and\u00a0will be\u00a0giving away free Sushi to the\u00a0Lookup-ers(downloaders). This is how you can get it:\r\n\r\n\tDownload Lookup\r\n\tFind \u2018Shiro\u2019 or \u2018Ginseng\u2019 in your vicinity\r\n\tSend a message to them saying \u201cMOSHI MOSHI\u201d\r\n\tYou will a get a code to claim your free sushi\r\n\tBon Appetit\r\n\r\nDownload the App here.