In order to gauge the pulse of today’s tech startup ecosystem, we spoke to a group of New York-based entrepreneurs and investors. We asked the CEOs of Learnvest, Roadify, Flickr, and HowAboutWe, what it’s like to pitch, run and grow a company. We also asked angel investor, David B. Lerner, and seed-stage venture capitalist, Brett Martin, what they’re looking for when they evaluate a company.