This issue on critical approaches has been long awaited in the journal. After 13 years of existence, it has finally been published. It is an opportunity for the Entreprendre & Innover editorial board to collectively rethink what drives it and to question the critical dimension of the journal’s positioning. The editorial board is composed of 22 researchers and 11 professional experts in entrepreneurship and innovation and meets 4 times a year. All the members of the committee participated in the collective writing of this manifesto, through a collaborative writing process.