Alpha Teknova, Inc.
2451 Bert Drive
Hollister, CA 95023
July 8, 2022
United States Securities and Exchange Commission
Division of Corporation Finance
Office of Life Sciences
100 F Street, N.E.
Washington, D.C. 20549-0406
Attention: Jordan Nimitz
Alpha Teknova, Inc.
Registration Statement on Form S-3
Registration No. 333-265987
Ladies and Gentlemen:
Pursuant to Rule 461 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, Alpha Teknova, Inc. (the Company) hereby respectfully requests that the effectiveness of the Registration Statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-265987) of the Company, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on July 1, 2022 (the Registration Statement), be accelerated so that the Registration Statement shall become effective at 4:30 p.m., Eastern Time, on July 12, 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter. As of the date hereof, there is no managing or principal underwriter for any of the Companys securities that may be offered pursuant to the Registration Statement. Future managing or principal underwriters, if any, will be identified in a prospectus supplement to the Registration Statement at the time of offering.
The Company hereby confirms that it is aware of its responsibilities under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, as they relate to the proposed offering of the securities specified in the Registration Statement.
It would be appreciated if, promptly after the Registration Statement has become effective, you would so inform our outside counsel, Elizabeth A. Razzano of Paul Hastings LLP, by telephone at (650) 320-1895 or by email at email@example.com. The Company hereby authorizes Ms. Elizabeth A. Razzano of Paul Hastings LLP to orally modify or withdraw this request for acceleration.
ALPHA TEKNOVA, INC.
/s/ Matthew Lowell
Chief Financial Officer
cc: Elizabeth A. Razzano, Esq. (Paul Hastings LLP)