Founder Spotlight: MyBenta’s Emmanuel Rey Mariano


Emmanuel Rey Mariano is the founder of online classified ads website MyBenta.com. He is also an app developer and has published several apps such as DeliveryCub and UnliPinas. In 2015, Emmanuel Rey Mariano posted an open reply to cease and desist letter from Sulit.com.ph founder RJ David regarding unsolicited SMS messages to OLX Philippines sellers.

In 2015 Emmanuel Rey Mariano, the founder of MyBenta.com received a cease and desist letter from OLX Philippines.

In 2013, Emmanuel Rey Mariano launched MyBenta as it went live and competed against long established and better funded classified ads websites.

In 2015, Emmanuel Rey Mariano posted an open reply to a “cease and desist” email from Sulit.com.ph founder RJ David regarding unsolicited SMS messages to OLX Philippines sellers. He then replied with an open letter answering RJ David’s allegations. No formal public response from RJ David’s camp followed, and OLX Philippines was acquired by the Singapore based startup Carousell.

Emmanuel Rey Mariano has then subsequently moved on to publishing apps such as UnliPinas and DeliveryCub, the former being a free text messaging app for OFWs and the latter a food delivery app not unlike Grab Food.

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