River Oaks Tower

3730 Kirby Drive, Suite 1200

Houston, Texas 77098


                                                                                       July 9, 2020




United States Securities and Exchange Commission
Division of Corporation Finance

100 F Street, N.E.
Washington, D.C. 20549

Attention: Laura Crotty

                 Christine Westbrook




Aravive, Inc.

Registration Statement on Form S-3

File No: 333-239512


Ladies and Gentlemen:


Aravive, Inc. (the “Registrant”) hereby requests that the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) take appropriate action to cause the above-referenced Registration Statement on Form S-3, as amended (File No. 333-239512), to become effective on Monday, July 13, 2020, at 9:00 a.m., Eastern Time, or as soon thereafter as is practicable.


The Registrant hereby authorizes its counsel, Leslie Marlow, Esq. or Patrick J. Egan, Esq. of Gracin & Marlow, LLP, to orally modify or withdraw this request for acceleration. Please contact Ms. Marlow at (516) 496-2223 or (212) 907-6457 or Mr. Egan at (914) 557-5574 or (212) 907-6457 with any questions you may have concerning this request, and please notify either Ms. Marlow or Mr. Egan when this request for acceleration has been granted.



Very truly yours,









/s/ Vinay Shah



Name: Vinay Shah
Title: Chief Financial Officer






Leslie Marlow, Esq., Gracin & Marlow, LLP  

Patrick J. Egan, Esq., Gracin & Marlow, LLP