If there is someone to talk to about that, point me that way! That'd be awesome and I'd happily list
/. as a backer/sponsor.
That said, if you are looking for an open source team, you are looking at FredNet.
If you are looking for the Silicon Valley big money team, you are looking at Moon Express.
If you are looking at the university student/professor teams, you are looking at Astrobotic, PennState, and Omega Envoy.
If you are looking for the traditional aerospace guys, you are looking at Rocket City Space Pioneers.
If you are looking for very STEM oriented, educator focused, you are looking at JURBAN.
If you are looking for the scrappy Silicon Valley startup, that'd be us: Team Phoenicia.
There are more. Go to the Google Lunar X Prize website (http://www.googlelunarxprize.org/teams) to check us all out.
Take a look at what Mike Doornbos of evadot has to say through his rankings of the teams: http://evadot.com/glxpscorecard/