I have been struggling for hours with this problem. MacOS Catalina 10.15 stays forever with Apple Logo after getting the VMware virtual machine started in order to install it. I hope some-one would help.
Thanks in advanced!
You need to go to the Virtual machine setting, Switch the OS from Apple MacOS X to Windows 10, and then start the machine up, the installation will go through to the end. After installation, Switch back to Apple MacOS X.
This instruction would be helpful: Instruction to install MacOS Catalina into VMWare Fusion on Mac.