ChatGPT costs OpenAI a lot of money: it lost 540 million dollars in 2022

Maintaining the most important artificial intelligence of the moment is a huge operating expense for OpenAI : it has lost $540 million in its last year.


Losses of money at OpenAI , the developer of ChatGPT , have doubled since 2021 and in 2022 accumulate 540 million dollars.

According to The Information , this moment includes all the operating expenses of the famous artificial intelligence and its training, not including the current paid subscriptions with which the company tries to recover money.

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OpenAI launched a new subscription plan, ChatGPT Plus, in February this year, which is available for $20/month . However, the report mentions that even if revenue increases, OpenAI ‘s losses are likely to continue to rise as “more customers use its AI technology and the company trains future versions of the software.”

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman has “privately suggested that the company may try to raise as much as $100 billion over the next few years to achieve its goal of developing artificial general intelligence (AGI) advanced enough to improve its own capabilities.” capabilities”.

Even Elon Musk, a co-founder of OpenAI who left the company , believes that the millions of dollars lost “is something that Altman himself told him.”

The cost to maintain ChatGPT amounts to an average of 700 thousand dollars per day due to the number of servers that must be maintained. Said amount was calculated with the GPT-3.5 model. We are currently at GPT-4.