Short takes on the week's announcements and deals.
Arlington-based research and strategy company Corporate Executive Board said it has acquired India-based Talent Neuron, the developer of a Web-based talent platform. Terms were not disclosed.
U.K.-based defense, security, transportation and energy services company Ultra Electronics said it has acquired Chantilly-based 3 Phoenix, which makes sensor and processing systems, for $70 million in cash.
McLean-based HafeziCapital said it has been hired by McLean-based behavior technology company Personam as its adviser as it seeks Series A funding.
Baltimore-based bar and restaurant Heavy Seas Alehouse is opening a location at 1501 Wilson Blvd., Suite 105, Rosslyn on Thursday.
Tysons Corner-based Aireon, which offers a satellite-based air traffic surveillance service, said it has received the first $50 million of a planned investment of $120 million from three Europe-based investors.
Chevy Chase-based Aerohive Networks, the developer of a cloud-based mobile networking platform, said it has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission to raise up to $75 million in an initial public offering.
Herndon-based software developer OpenWhere said it has raised $1 million in a new round of equity funding.
The Herndon-based Center for Innovative Technology said it has invested an undisclosed amount in Rosslyn-based Encore, a developer of a social alert services for marketers.
Rockville-based Leadership Montgomery said the Bethesda-based J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation is establishing a $100,000 scholarship endowment for the nonprofit’s Emerging Leaders professional development program.
Bethesda-based Hope Connections for Cancer Support said it will begin offering programs at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center in Olney, starting in April.
Jeremy and Martha Cummings, the creators of Spanishdict.com, have started Fairfax-based Fluencia, which provides interactive Spanish lessons.
Veteran Republican pollster and presidential campaign adviser Brenda Wigger Gianiny has started Alexandria-based Axis Research, which provides phone polling, Web research, focus group studies and ad testing for businesses, associations and candidates.
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