SEC FORM 4 SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Malik Shahzad

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O ARAVIVE, INC.
3730 KIRBY DRIVE, SUITE 1200

(Street)
HOUSTON TX 77098

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Aravive, Inc. [ ARAV ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
09/12/2019
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Stock Option $5.77 09/12/2019 A 7,500(1) 10/12/2019 09/11/2029 Common Stock 7,500 $0.00 7,500 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. These options vest pro rata on a monthly basis commencing on October 12, 2019 for the next 12 months with full vesting, if not fully vested at such time, on the date of the Aravive Inc.'s next annual meeting of stockholders.
Remarks:
/s/ Abel Svitavsky, Attorney-In-Fact 09/13/2019
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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                         LIMITED POWER OF ATTORNEY FOR
                        SECTION 16 REPORTING OBLIGATIONS

Know all by these presents, that the undersigned hereby makes, constitutes and
appoints each of Vinay Shah and Abel Svitavsky of Aravive, Inc. (the "Company"),
signing individually, the undersigned's true and lawful attorney-in-fact and
agent to:

    (1) prepare, execute on behalf of the undersigned, and submit to the U.S.
        Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") any documents necessary
        or advisable to obtain EDGAR access codes or make any updates to the
        undersigned's EDGAR access codes once obtained, enabling the undersigned
        to make electronic filings of reports with the SEC;

    (2) execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, an officer, director or
        holder of 10% of more of a registered class of securities of the
        Company, Forms 3, 4 and 5 in accordance with Section 16(a) of the
        Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act") and the
        rules thereunder;

    (3) do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the undersigned
        that may be necessary or desirable to complete and execute such Form 3,
        4 or 5, complete and execute any amendment or amendments thereto, and
        timely file such forms or amendments with the SEC and any stock exchange
        or similar authority;
 and

    (4) take any other action of any nature whatsoever in connection with the
        foregoing which, in the opinion of such attorney-in-fact, may be of
        benefit, in the best interest of, or legally required by, the
        undersigned, it being understood that the documents executed by such
        attorney-in-fact on behalf of the undersigned pursuant to this Power of
        Attorney shall be in such form and shall contain such terms and
        conditions as such attorney-in-fact may approve in such attorney-in-
        fact's discretion.

The undersigned hereby grants to such attorney-in-fact full power and authority
to do and perform any and every act and thing whatsoever requisite, necessary,
or proper to be done in the exercise of any of the rights and powers herein
granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as the undersigned might or could
do if personally present, with full power of substitution or revocation, hereby
ratifying and confirming all that such attorney-in-fact, or such attorney- in-
fact's substitute or substitutes, shall lawfully do or cause to be done by
virtue of this power of attorney and the rights and powers herein granted. The
undersigned acknowledges that the foregoing attorney-in-fact, in serving in such
capacity at the request of the undersigned, is not assuming, nor is the Company
assuming, any of the undersigned's responsibilities to comply with Section 16 of
the Exchange Act.

This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the earliest
to occur of (a) the undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3, 4 and 5
with respect to the undersigned's holdings of and transactions in securities
issued by the Company, (b) revocation by the undersigned in a signed writing
delivered to the foregoing attorney-in-fact or (c) until such attorney-in-fact
shall no longer be employed by the Company, as applicable.

	IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to be
executed as of this 12th day of September, 2019.



                              /s/ Shahzad Malik
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                              Shahzad Malik