River Oaks Tower

3730 Kirby Drive, Suite 1200

Houston, Texas 77098

(936) 355-1910



June 26, 2023  




United States Securities and Exchange Commission
Division of Corporation Finance

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




Aravive, Inc.

Registration Statement on Form S-3

File No: 333-272775

Request for Acceleration


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 (File No. 333-272775) to become effective on Tuesday, June 27, 2023, at 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time, or as soon thereafter as is practicable.


The Registrant understands that the Staff of the Commission will consider this request as confirmation by the Registrant that it is aware of its responsibilities under the federal securities laws as they relate to the issuance of the securities covered by the Registration Statement.


The Registrant hereby authorizes its counsel, Leslie Marlow, Esq. or Patrick J. Egan, Esq. of Blank Rome LLP, to orally modify or withdraw this request for acceleration. Please contact Ms. Marlow at (212) 885-5358 or Mr. Egan at (212) 885-5346 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/ Gail McIntyre


Name: Gail McIntyre
Title: Chief Executive Officer




Leslie Marlow, Esq., Blank Rome LLP  

Patrick J. Egan, Esq., Blank Rome LLP