Adding blockchain angle causes a surge in stock prices

Blockchain-related stocks provide an alternative for investors who want in on the boom but are wary of buying cryptocurrencies directly.

Companies that touch anything related to blockchain see a surge in their stock price.

* Riot Blockchain Inc., formerly known as Bioptix
* Overstock (launched an exchange)
* 360 Blockchain formerly known as 360 Capital Financial went up 300% after shifting focus to blockchain