Ballast Point Ventures has secured $140 million in limited partner commitments for its second fund, according to a regulatory filing. It has a total target of $150 million. The St. Petersburg, Fla.-based firm raised around $53 million for its debut fund in 2003, with Raymond James as its lead investor. www.ballastpointventures.comFUNDRAISERS: Don't miss PartnerConnect Southwest on Dec. 4-6 in beautiful Austin, Texas. CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS!