OpenAI launched its GPT Store for custom versions of ChatGPT as well as plans for business and enterprise users. In the first quarter, OpenAI will launch a revenue share program for developers based on engagement with payment details to follow.

The launch, which was telegraphed two months ago, was overshadowed by the Sam Altman saga. The launch of the GPT Store illustrates how OpenAI is focusing on its generative AI business and ecosystem again.

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Most of the GPTs at launch were created by the OpenAI team, but the company said users have created more than 3 million custom versions of ChatGPT.

GPTs I tested include:

  • The Negotiator on real estate commissions for buying a residential property. I also asked about financial incentives for new cars.
  • Mocktail Mixologist for Virgin Mojito recipes.
  • Tech Support Advisor, which explained printer issues well. I could see Tech Support Advisor being used with support videos you'd find on YouTube. Enter Google's Bard at some point.
  • Web Browser, which uses Bing to aggregate answers and gather information. The question revolved around success rates of running with a knee replacement. "Lack of Concrete Scientific Evidence: There’s not a ton of scientific research on the impact of high-stress exercises like running on artificial knees. Much of the research is retrospective and relies on post-surgery patients reporting their own experiences," said Web Browser.   

OpenAI's GPT Store will highlight featured GPTs from Canva, Khan Academy and AllTrails.

Where's this GPT Store headed for business? It's not a huge leap to see enterprises create custom GPTs for internal support, financial processes and other areas. What remains to be seen is whether enterprises go directly to OpenAI, look to a competitor, use open source or rely on a cloud hyperscale vendor (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud).

While those use case details are being sorted out, OpenAI is launching new business plans. The company rolled out ChatGPT Team, which will be $25 per user/month billed annually or $30 a month billed monthly.

Team includes everything in Plus, the $20 a month plan for individuals, as well as high message caps, the ability to create and share GPTs in your workspace, an admin console, and no training on your data.

Enterprise includes everything in Team and unlimited high-speed access to GPT-4 and tools like DALL-E browsing, SSO, expanded window for longer inputs, no training on your data and customer data retention windows and admin controls and analytics. Enterprise also includes priority support. Pricing wasn't disclosed.