Orlando startup Pink Lotus prepares for investment round and nationwide launch

Although the first 500 units of Pink Lotus Technologies Inc.’s child safety device are stuck in customs on their way from China to Florida, founder and CEO Maryann Kilgallon still says the “stars are aligning” for her startup. 

Kilgallon launched Orlando-based Pink Lotus four years ago and bootstrapped the company to its soft product launch this summer. Despite being the only full-time employee of her company, Kilgallon is gaining nationwide recognition and approaching a national rollout…