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Los Angeles is seeing a renaissance in medical technology.

Earlier this month a venture capital firm headed by two former Amgen executives announced they raised $500 million to boost and incubate new life science and biotech companies across Los Angeles. And the firm, Westlake Village Biopartners, is working to develop a 30,000 square foot campus in Thousand Oaks.

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Born in Los Angeles County, where census data shows over half a million residents "speak English less than 'very well'," ConsejoSano wants to make access to life-saving health care bilingual.

The North Hollywood-based health care technology company provides outreach and appointment coordination for medical providers, facilities and patients in their language. It announced a $17 million Series B raise on Tuesday, led by San Francisco-based Magnetic Ventures.

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