Zcash is (ZEC)?
Zcash is a digital asset. Its short name is zec. Both are equal an interchangable.
What is the Value of Zcash?
Zcash is a market floating digital asset. Its value floats higher and lower based on international market demands for the digital asset. Its total digital asset supply is capped at 21 million.
Up to date Zcash value can be seen at https://messari.io/asset/zcash
What makes Zcash Unique?
Zcash is https for transactions. This means when a user sends and receives zcash using a shielded address the sender address and receiver address an amount of zcash are encrypted on the public blockchain.
How do I get Zcash?
You can directly purchase zcash from a number of internet exchanges (gemini.com / kraken.com). You can purchase a custom wallet from zecweb.com which comes with zcash inside each wallet. You can mine zcash with an advanced computer.
Zcash has a fixed supply of 21 million Zcash Units (ZEC). Every 75 seconds, a new block is mined to the Zcash blockchain and a block reward of 3.125 zec comes into circulation. Zcash miners validate transactions.